Fiction Quotes

The brain, knowing that a person can't live forever in this world, rationaliz...

The brain, knowing that a person can't live forever in this world, rationalizes a future, or other-dimensional, world in which immortality is possible. In other words, religion is the earliest form of science fiction. ...Philip Jose Farmer
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โ€œFantasy is the impossible made ...

โ€œFantasy is the impossible made probable. Science Fiction is the improbable made possible.โ€ -Rod Serling
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"Politicians should read scien...

"Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories." โ€” Arthur C. Clarke
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"Leave out the fiction, the fact is this friction will only be wo...

"Leave out the fiction, the fact is this friction will only be worn by persistence. Leave out conditions, courageous convictions will drag the dream into existence" ~Neil Peart RIP (Rush - Vital Signs)
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"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it...

"Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't." โ€• Mark Twain
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"Life isnโ€™t divided into genres. Itโ€™s a horrifying, romanti...

"Life isnโ€™t divided into genres. Itโ€™s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky." ALAN MOORE
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"The neurotic is nai...

"The neurotic is nailed to the cross of his fiction." - Alfred Adler
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Anything you dream is fiction, and anything you...

Anything you dream is fiction, and anything you accomplish is science, the whole history of mankind is nothing but science fiction. ...Ray Bradbury
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โ€œFiction reveals t...

โ€œFiction reveals truth that reality obscures.โ€ โ€“ Jessamyn West
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You don't get rich writing science...

You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion. -- L. Ron Hubbard
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โ€œWhen it comes to th...

โ€œWhen it comes to the past, everyone writes fiction.โ€ โ€• Stephen King
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"The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi ...

"The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists." - Hannah Arendt
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"In a sense, pornography is the most political form o...

"In a sense, pornography is the most political form of fiction, dealing with how we use and exploit each other, in the most urgent and ruthless way." - J. G. Ballard
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"Its funny to think that the way in which we 'mentally time trave...

"Its funny to think that the way in which we 'mentally time travel' into the past is with history. However, the way in which we 'mentally time travel' into the future is by Science Fiction." - u/Progetto
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"Life isnโ€™t divided into genres. Itโ€™s a horrifying, romanti...

"Life isnโ€™t divided into genres. Itโ€™s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky." โ€” Alan Moore
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Fiction is the lie t...

Fiction is the lie through which we tell the truth.โ€ โ€• Albert Camus
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Simone Weil: "Imagination a...

Simone Weil: "Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life."
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The exponential economic growth is pure fiction, which creates clouds of electrons that flow thro...

The exponential economic growth is pure fiction, which creates clouds of electrons that flow through computers masquerading as money.These electrons further concentrate wealth and do real physical harm to the Earth by generating tidal waves of capital that wash away the still functioning ecosystems
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"Life isn't divided into genres. It's a horrifying, romanti...

"Life isn't divided into genres. It's a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction, cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky" - Alan Moore
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"Leave out the fiction. The fact is, this friction will only be ...

"Leave out the fiction. The fact is, this friction will only be worn by persistence. Leave out conditions. Courageous convictions will drag the dream into existence." ~Neil Peart (Rush - Vital Signs)
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โ€œFiction does not become fact because it looks good. Fiction does not become fact becaus...

โ€œFiction does not become fact because it looks good. Fiction does not become fact because you wish it were true. Fiction does not become fact because it has turned into popular opinion. Remember this before reading the news, views, opinions or commentary.โ€ - Loren Weisman
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Science fiction is no more writte...

Science fiction is no more written for scientists than ghost stories are written for ghosts - Brian Aldiss
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"Income tax returns are the...

"Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today." โ€” Herman Wouk
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"Fictionโ€™s about what it...

"Fictionโ€™s about what it is to be a fucking human being" ~ David Foster Wallace
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"Isn't it interesting that the same people ...

"Isn't it interesting that the same people who laugh at science fiction listen to weather forecasts and economists?" โ€” Kelvin Throop III
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โ€œFiction is a lie that...

โ€œFiction is a lie that tells us true things, over and over." โ€”Neil Gaiman
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The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi o...

The ideal subject of totalitarian rule is not the convinced Nazi or the dedicated communist, but people for whom the distinction between fact and fiction, true and false, no longer exists. -- Hannah Arendt
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The problem in our country isn't with books being banned, but with people no l...

The problem in our country isn't with books being banned, but with people no longer reading. ... You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them. -Ray Bradbury, science-fiction writer (22 Aug 1920-2012)
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"The body of the American people is substantially republican. But their virtuous feelings have be...

"The body of the American people is substantially republican. But their virtuous feelings have been played on by some fact with more fiction; they have been the dupes of artful manล“uvres, & made for a moment to be willing instruments in forging chains for themselves." โ€” Thomas Jefferson, 1799
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Truth is stranger t...

Truth is stranger than fiction because fiction has to make sense.
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"A great deal more fiction i...

"A great deal more fiction is written in Microsoft Excel than in Microsoft Word" -- unknown
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"Implausible truth can serve ...

"Implausible truth can serve one better than plausible fiction." -David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas
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"Imagination and fiction mak...

"Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life." - Simone Weil
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โ€œHow do I know the past is not a fiction,...

โ€œHow do I know the past is not a fiction, conceived to reconcile the difference between my state of mind and the present?โ€ โ€”Unknown
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โ€œA man's face is his autobi...

โ€œA man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction.โ€ โ€• Oscar Wilde
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"Creating animation means creating a fictional world. That wo...

"Creating animation means creating a fictional world. That world soothes the spirit of those who are disheartened and exhausted from dealing with the sharp edges of reality." ~ Hayao Mayazaki
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The difference betwee...

The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
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"Life isnโ€™t divided into genres. Itโ€™s a horrifying, romanti...

"Life isnโ€™t divided into genres. Itโ€™s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you're lucky." โ€” Alan Moore
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"The ability to believ...

"The ability to believe in fiction is what make the human race superior"
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"A man's face is his autobi...

"A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction." ~ Oscar Wilde
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"Good fictionโ€™s job is to comfo...

"Good fictionโ€™s job is to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable.โ€ -David Foster Wallace
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It's under the ma...

It's under the mask of fiction that you can tell the truth.
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Louis Pasteur's theory of germs i...

Louis Pasteur's theory of germs is ridiculous fiction. -- Pierre Pachet,Physiology Professor, Toulose, 1872
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"Fiction reveals tru...

"Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures." -Ralph Waldo Emerson
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"The difference between ...

"The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction must be plausible."
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Truth is stranger than fiction, but it...

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't. -Mark Twain
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There are books that have devastated c...

There are books that have devastated continents, destroyed thousands. What war hasnโ€™t been a war of fiction? - Alan Moore
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"At some point, you have to choose betwe...

"At some point, you have to choose between life and fiction. The two are very close, but they never actually touch." - The Words
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"Video games gives you the choice of playing a fictional chara...

"Video games gives you the choice of playing a fictional character that lives the life you wish you had, while the opportunity of creating that life for yourself, passes you by." Manuel Browne
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Every fiction writer wo...

Every fiction writer would rather be credible than authentic.โ€”John le Carrรฉ
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โ€œFiction is the...

โ€œFiction is the truth inside the lie.โ€ โ€• Stephen King
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"A man's face is his autobi...

"A man's face is his autobiography. A woman's face is her work of fiction." - Oscar Wilde
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"The great appeal of horror fict...

"The great appeal of horror fiction is that it serves as a rehearsal for our own deaths" -- Stephen King
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Tis strangeโ€”but true; fo...

Tis strangeโ€”but true; for truth is always strange;/Stranger than fiction.โ€”Byron
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"Do what you wil...

"Do what you will, the worlds a fiction" - Aldous Huxley
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What's your favourite description of a man, from literature or otherwi...

What's your favourite description of a man, from literature or otherwise? Mine is "He still believed his word was his bond, and handshakes were legally binding" about Dirk Pitt, a fictional character by Clive Cussler.
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You don't get rich writing s...

You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion.
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