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It does sound like a science fiction story and I may sound like one of these guys who walks up and down with a sandwich board saying the end of the world is nigh, but the end is nigh.... (Quote by - Lembit Opik)

Fiction writing is great. You can make up almost anything.. (Quote by - Ivana Trump)

Everybody else is working to change, persuade, tempt and control them. The best readers come to fiction to be free of all that noise. (Quote by - Philip Roth)

An autobiography can distort, facts can be realigned. But fiction never lies. It reveals the writer totally. (Quote by - V. S. Naipaul)

A play is fiction and fiction is fact distilled into truth. (Quote by - Edward Albee)

A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.. (Quote by - Virginia Woolf)

Cut quarrels out of literature, and you will have very little history or drama or fiction or epic poetry left. (Quote by - Robert Lynd)

I have no talent for nonfiction, that's my problem.. (Quote by - Jonathan Coe)

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.. (Quote by - Jim Rohn)

As man sows, so shall he reap. In works of fiction, such men are sometimes converted. More often, in real life, they do not change their natures until they are converted into dust.. (Quote by - Charles Chesnutt)

I think that horror fiction is one of the ways to approach these problems of death. (Quote by - Clive Barker)

As strange as this may sound, I very seldom read fiction. Because my novels require so much research, almost everything I read is non - fiction - histories, biographies, translations of ancient texts.. (Quote by - Dan Brown)

I spent several years acquiring the obsessive, day - to - day discipline that's needed if you want to write professionally, then several more, highly valuable years studying fiction writing at the University of Iowa.. (Quote by - John Dalton)

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.. (Quote by - Isaac Asimov)

Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction. Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.. (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

Everything is becoming science fiction. From the margins of an almost invisible literature has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century.. (Quote by - J G Ballard)

The cross is the centre of the world's history; the incarnation of Christ and the crucifiction of our Lord are the pivot round which all the events of the ages revolve. The testimony of Christ was the spirit of prophecy, and the growing power of Jesus is the spirit of history. (Quote by - Alexander Maclaren)

A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.. (Quote by - Susan Sontag)

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures. (Quote by - Jessamyn West)

I read the newspapers avidly. It is my one form of continuous fiction.. (Quote by - Aneurin Bevan)

Literature is a luxury; fiction is a necessity.. (Quote by - Gilbert Keith Chesterton)

Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.. (Quote by - Virginia Woolf)

75% of what happens to Paul Gascoigne in his life is fiction.. (Quote by - Glen Hoddle)

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.. (Quote by - Lord Byron)

A stage play requires very different craft from a book, fiction or otherwise, and ditto from a screenplay.. (Quote by - Dirk Benedict)


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