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
Better Counsel comes overnight.
(October 22, 1919 - )
For the day of vengeance is in mine heart, and the year of my redeemed is come.
I believe that man will not merely endure. He will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.