Fiction is the truth inside the lie.
(September 21, 1947 - )
Fiction is love and hate and agreement and conflict and common adventure, not lonely musings on have-beens and might-have-beens.
A. B. Guthrie, Jr.
(January 13, 1901 - April 26, 1991)
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 García Márquez
(March 06, 1927 - )
Emotional truths can sometimes be conveyed more effectively, more compellingly, through fiction.
Truth is the most powerful thing in the world, since even fiction itself must be governed by it, and can only please by its resemblance
Anthony Ashley Cooper, 1st Earl of Shaftesbury
Success is 99 percent failure
(November 17, 1906 - August 05, 1991)
We're doing very well and will do a lot better.
Poor George [Bush], he can't help it. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth.