Fiction Quotes

The difference between reality and fiction? Fiction has to make sense.

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

I just think people have a lot of fiction. But, you know, I mean, the real story of Facebook is just that we've worked so hard for all this time. I mean, the real story is actually probably pretty boring, right? I mean, we just sat at our computers for six years and coded.

Mark Zuckerberg

Fiction is not imagination. It is what anticipates imagination by giving it the form of reality. This is quite opposite to our own natural tendency which is to anticipate reality by imagining it, or to flee from it by idealizing it. That is why we shall never inhabit true fiction; we are condemned to the imaginary and nostalgia for the future.

Jean Baudrillard

Some report elsewhere whatever is told them; the measure of fiction always increases, and each fresh narrator adds something to what he has heard.

Ovid

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth is not.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

The difference between truth and fiction is that the latter must always be credible in order to work.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

The great characters of fiction live as truly as the memories of dead men. For the life after death it is not necessary that a man or woman should have lived.

Samuel Butler

Quantum fiction is any story that witnesses life and the human experience on a sub-atomic level.

Vanna Bonta

Quantum fiction is literature that embodies the new physical or quantum universe.

Vanna Bonta

I said, "...it is quantum fiction." The first line of the story is "Which came first, the observer or the particle?" - and it goes from there.

Vanna Bonta

The real plot in fiction parallels life in that it happens within the characters.

Vanna Bonta

As people become more aware of this universe as a quantum universe, it will embrace things like holographic entertainment experiences. Already, virtual reality and virtual interaction are an element of quantum fiction.

Vanna Bonta

Two hours of writing fiction leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours he has been in a different place with totally different people.

Roald Dahl

A writer of fiction lives in fear. Each new day demands new ideas and he can never be sure whether he is going to come up with them or not.

Roald Dahl

Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.

Virginia Woolf

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.

Lord Byron

Fiction is the truth inside the lie.

Stephen King

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.

Mark Twain

The real truthfulness of all works of imagination, sculpture, painting, and written fiction, is so purely in the imagination, that the artist never seeks to represent positive truth, but the idealized image of a truth.

Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Science fiction films are not about science. They are about disaster, which is one of the oldest subjects of art.

Susan Sontag

If they can't swallow facts, let them eat fiction.

Rain Bojangles

I think that horror fiction is one of the ways to approach these problems of death.

Clive Barker

One can be absolutely truthful and sincere even though admittedly the most outrageous liar. Fiction and invention are of the very fabric of life.

Henry Miller

Truth is so hard to tell, it sometimes needs fiction to make it plausible.

Francis Bacon

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