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16 Fiction Quotes

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

Mark Twain Quotes

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The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.

Jim Rohn Quotes

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The only imaginative fiction being written today is income tax returns.

Herman Wouk Quotes

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Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.

Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Fiction is the truth inside the lie.

Stephen King Quotes

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For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.

Lord Byron Quotes

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A writer is congenitally unable to tell the truth and that is why we call what he writes fiction.

William Faulkner Quotes

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Imagination and fiction make up more than three-quarters of our real life

Simone Weil Quotes

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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.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez Quotes

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Fiction is not a dream. nor is it guesswork. It is imagining based on facts, and the facts must be accurate or the work of imagining will not stand up.

Margaret Culkin Banning Quotes

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An autobiography can distort, facts can be realigned. But fiction never lies. It reveals the writer totally.

V. S. Naipaul Quotes

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Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.

Mark Twain Quotes

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A film is -- or should be -- more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings.

Stanley Kubrick Quotes

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Everybody else is working to change, persuade, tempt and control them. The best readers come to fiction to be free of all that noise.

Philip Roth Quotes

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A play is fiction and fiction is fact distilled into truth.

Edward Albee Quotes

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All that non-fiction can do is answer questions. It's fiction's business to ask them.

Richard Hughes Quotes

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