Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.
Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
Fiction is the truth inside the lie.
Everybody else is working to change, persuade, tempt and control them. The best readers come to fiction to be free of all that noise.
It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense.
A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.
The difference between fiction and reality? Fiction has to make sense.
I learned to write fiction the way I learned to read fiction - by skipping the parts that bored me.
Journalism allows its readers to witness history; fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.
If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.
Dogs got personality. Personality goes a long way.
Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
Novels so often provide an anodyne and not an antidote, glide one into torpid slumbers instead of rousing one with a burning brand.
Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale.
Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today - but the core of science fiction, its essence has become crucial to our salvation if we are to be saved at all.
Science fiction writers foresee the inevitable, and although problems and catastrophes may be inevitable, solutions are not.
Perfection irritates as well as it attracts, in fiction as in life.
For me the purest and truest art in the world is science fiction.
The fact is that one of the earliest lessons I learned in business was that balance sheets and income statements are fiction, cash flow is reality.
I think one of the paradoxes of writing fiction is when people enjoy it, they want it to be real. So they look for connections.
In the end, all worlds, whether they're set in the future or in New Jersey of today, are fictions. Sure, you don't got to do too much work to build a mundane world, but don't get it twisted: you still got to do some work.
I just think that fiction that isn't exploring what it means to be human today isn't art.
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