Fiction Quotes

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

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

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

Thomas Leo Clancy Jr.

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.


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

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

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

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

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

Rain Bojangles

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, " 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
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