Bruno Bettelheim Quotes

Bruno Bettelheim Quotes

The child intuitively comprehends that although these stories are unreal, they are not untrue ...

The ability to read becomes devalued when what one has learned to read adds nothing of importance to one's life.

The unrealistic nature of these tales (which narrowminded rationalists object to) is an important device, because it makes obvious that the fairy tales’ concern is not useful information about the external world, but the inner process taking place in an individual.

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