Quotes and sayings about tag  #fiction

Quotes and sayings about tag  fiction

52 Quotes

When I walk, I walk with you. Where I go, you're with me always.

Alice Hoffman

If only there could be an invention that bottled up a memory, like scent. And it never faded, and it never got stale. And then, when one wanted it, the bottle could be uncorked, and it would be like living the moment all over again.

Daphne du Maurier

A good story is always more dazzling than a broken piece of truth.

Diane Setterfield

There is no doubt fiction makes a better job of the truth.

Doris Lessing

Lovers of print are simply confusing the plate for the food.

Douglas Adams

How do I know what I think until I see what I say?

E.M. Forster

Raven?'Yes?'What do you believe in?'I believe in - finding out!

Ellen Schreiber

Tis strange,-but true; for truth is always strange;Stranger than fiction: if it could be told,How much would novels gain by the exchange!How differently the world would men behold!

George Gordon Byron

It's like Tolstoy said. Happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story.

Haruki Murakami

Some of these things are true and some of them lies. But they are all good stories.

Hilary Mantel

Art never responds to the wish to make it democratic; it is not for everybody; it is only for those who are willing to undergo the effort needed to understand it.

Flannery O'Connor

Fiction was invented the day Jonah arrived home and told his wife that he was three days late because he had been swallowed by a whale..

Gabriel García Márquez

Riza: Without his Alchemy he's just...Jean: A little brat who swears a lotMaes: An arrogant pipsqueakRoy: Useless. Just uselessAlphonse: Sorry big brother, I don't know how to add to that...Ed *starts to cry*: YOU'RE ALL PICKING ON ME!!!

Hiromu Arakawa

The trouble with writing fiction is that it has to make sense, whereas real life doesn't.

Iain M. Banks

No. No, I don't believe you'd betray me with her. I don't believe you'd cheat on me. But I'm afraid, and I'm sick in my heart that you might look at her, then at me. And regret.

J.D. Robb

If she spoke, she would tell him the truth: she was not okay at all, but horribly empty, now that she knew what it was like to be filled.

Jodi Picoult

Fiction is art and art is the triumph over chaos… to celebrate a world that lies spread out around us like a bewildering and stupendous dream.

John Cheever

Writing fiction is the act of weaving a series of lies to arrive at a greater truth.

Khaled Hosseini

Join us next time for Days of the Undead when Rachel learns her long lost brother is really a crown prince from outer space.

Kim Harrison

Plan B?' Ivy said. 'What is plan B?'Jenks reddened. 'Grab the fish and run like hell,' he muttered, and I almost giggled.

Kim Harrison

Neither novels or their readers benefit from any attempts to divine whether any facts hide inside a story. Such efforts attack the very idea that made-up stories can matter, which is sort of the foundational assumption of our species.

John Green

Maybe he thinks he can rescue me? No one is that stupid.

Kim Harrison

Ivy!' I stammered, then glared at Kisten. 'You told Ivy? Thanks a hell of a lot. Want to call my mom next?

Kim Harrison

And then there are the rare ones who know love, who understand it. Who freely give of themselves, demanding only a return of that love,that trust.

Kim Harrison

Why do people always assume that volume will succeed when logic won’t? - Damon

L.J. Smith

Yeah, tell me I’m a bottle of single malt scotch, she thought. That’s the way to my heart.

L.J. Smith

And just then Damon stepped out of the coat closet, and at the same time Aunt Maggie tripped him neatly and said, Bathroom door beside you, and picked up a vase and hit the rising Damon over the head with it. Hard.

L.J. Smith

Bonnie, believe in me. I’ll save you.I remember how to fly.

L.J. Smith

Regrets are about decisions that you know you should have done different.

Laurell K. Hamilton

Everything I know, I know because of love.

Leo Tolstoy

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