On Fairy-Stories

“The process of growing older is not necessarily allied to growing wickeder, though the two do often happen together. Children are meant to grow up, no to become Peter Pans. Not to lose innocence and wonder, but to proceed on the appointed journey:  that journey upon which it is certainly not better to travel hopefully than to arrive, though we must travel hopefully if we are to arrive”.
 
JJR Tolkien
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