Quotes by fiction

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  • Brian K. Vaughan
    Brian K. Vaughan
    American comic book and television writer 1976-
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    Fantasy/science-fiction stories have been around almost as long as each genre, but every hybrid now lives in the shadow of 'Star Wars.'
  • Barbara Kingsolver
    Barbara Kingsolver
    American novelist, essayist and poet 1955-
    Barbara Kingsolver
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    Fiction and essays can create empathy for the theoretical stranger.
  • Vikram Seth
    Vikram Seth
    Indian novelist and poet 1952-
    Vikram Seth
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    Fiction basically is a form of gossip where you want to enter other people's lives, the lives of people you don't know, and you want to know what's going to happen to them.
  • Ben Marcus
    Ben Marcus
    American author and professor
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    Fiction becomes a place where I face certain fears such as losing language or losing my children.
  • J.G. Ballard
    J.G. Ballard
    English novelist, short story writer 1930-2009
    J.G. Ballard
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    Fiction is a branch of neurology: the scenarios of nerve and blood vessels are the written mythologies of memory and desire.
  • Jonathan Franzen
    Jonathan Franzen
    American novelist and essayist 1959-
    Jonathan Franzen
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    Fiction is a particularly effective way for strangers to connect across time and distance.
  • Jonathan Franzen
    Jonathan Franzen
    American novelist and essayist 1959-
    Jonathan Franzen
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    Fiction is a solution, the best solution, to the problem of existential solitude.
    Source: Farther Away: Essays (2012) 40
  • Hunter S. Thompson
    Hunter S. Thompson
    American journalist 1939-
    Hunter S. Thompson
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    Fiction is based on reality unless you're a fairytale artist.
  • Virginia Woolf
    Virginia Woolf
    English writer 1882-1941
    Virginia Woolf
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    Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
  • Alice Walker
    Alice Walker
    American Author, Critic 1944-
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    Fiction is such a world of freedom, it's wonderful. If you want someone to fly, they can fly.
  • Tim O'Brien
    Tim O'Brien
    American novelist 1946-
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    Fiction is the lie that helps us understand the truth.
  • Stephen King
    Stephen King
    American author of horror and supernatural fiction 1947-
    Stephen King
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    Fiction is the truth inside the lie.
    Source: It (1986) voorblad
  • Jessamyn West
    Jessamyn West
    American author of short stories and novels 1902-1984
    Jessamyn West
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    Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
  • William Somerset Maugham
    William Somerset Maugham
    English writer 1874-1965
    William Somerset Maugham
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    For if the proper study of mankind is man, it is evidently more sensible to occupy yourself with the coherent, substantial and significant creatures of fiction than with the irrational and shadowy figures of real life.
  • Arthur Golden
    Arthur Golden
    American writer 1956-
    Arthur Golden
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    Geisha because when I was living in Japan, I met a fellow whose mother was a geisha, and I thought that was kind of fascinating and ended up reading about the subject just about the same time I was getting interested in writing fiction.
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