Fantasy Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fantasy

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How much research I have to do depends on the nature of the story. For fantasy, none at all.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


Artificial Intelligence leaves no doubt that it wants its audiences to enter a realm of pure fantasy when it identifies one of the last remaining islands of civilization as New Jersey.
~By Godfried Danneels ~


What if Woody Allen called me and said, I'm working on this movie and there's a really divine role for you. We want exactly you! It would be such a fantasy. Forget it! My idol, Woody Allen!
~By Isaac Mizrahi ~


That's pretty much why I went into show business because I wanted to have a guitar and sing unaccompanied, that was like my fantasy of the perfect life.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


The gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
~By Albert Einstein ~


People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble. Batman is that fantasy realized-not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience. Inwardly, Bruce Wayne is still an adolescent watching his parents being murdered. That will never leave him. And people really relate to that.
~By Kevin Conroy ~


I hope to read a Harry Potter novel soon, to see what it's all about. I admit to being annoyed that many good light fantasy writers have had trouble getting published, in England and elsewhere, when it is obvious the readers were waiting for us all along.
~By Piers Anthony ~


If I ever do anything, it actually might be some fantasy elf thing or even some cute, funny thing. Just to do something a little bit out of the ordinary. I've done my superhero gig.
~By Todd McFarlane ~


What people really want in the theater is fantasy involvement and not reality involvement.
~By Edward Albee ~


I do have a small collection of traditional SF ideas which I've never been able to sell. I'm known as a fantasy writer and neither my agent nor my editors want to risk my brand by jumping genre.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


The poet does not fear death, not because he believes in the fantasy of heroes, but because death constantly visits his thoughts and is thus an image of a serene dialogue.
~By Salvatore Quasimodo ~


I've never seen myself as a fantasy writer - ever.
~By Jonathan Carroll ~


In my sex fantasy, nobody ever loves me for my mind.
~By Nora Ephron ~


Although it is a fantasy film, it's as real as it can be. You have to imagine that an audience will buy their ticket to a cinema and get on a first-class flight and journey to Middle Earth.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


The baseball held was my fantasy of what life offered.
~By Lou Brock ~


I have a dress-up chest at home. I love to create this fantasy kind of thing.
~By Kate Moss ~


Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.
~By Terry Pratchett ~


There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person.
~By Elizabeth Moon ~


In fact, if you have a crime committed against you, and you go to have hypnosis, you can't testify. Because there's no way to test what is real, what's fact, what's fantasy.
~By Betty Hill ~


The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy.
~By Lionel Trilling ~


Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he lives his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.
~By George Gurdjieff ~


Religion is doing; a man does not merely think his religion or feel it, he "lives" his religion as much as he is able, otherwise it is not religion but fantasy or philosophy.
~By G. I. Gurdjieff ~


Without this playing with fantasy no creative work has ever yet come to birth. The debt we owe to the play of the imagination is incalculable.
~By Carl Jung ~


It's a fantasy that we could have a president who could actually make choices based on what's right, rather than having to weigh the political fallout. But that's sort of what we're showing. And you can dream.
~By Geena Davis ~


To me, fantasy has always been the genre of escape, science fiction the genre of ideas. So if you can escape and have a little idea as well, maybe you have some kind of a cross-breed between the two.
~By Sheri S. Tepper ~


What I'm working on now - I'm back to fantasy, although considering that it's me, I'm turning it into a kind of science fantasy. It's a vampire story - but my vampires are biological vampires. They didn't become vampires because someone bit them; they were born that way.
~By Octavia Butler ~


One of the best things about folklore and fairy tales is that the best fantasy is what you find right around the corner, in this world. That's where the old stuff came from.
~By Terri Windling ~


In Poland, my audience is all women between 18 and 30. At U.S. conventions, you have the fantasy and science fiction crowd. At Harvard you have an entirely different audience. It's so schizophrenic.
~By Jonathan Carroll ~


I started off like everyone else does, slogging but having a compulsion to put words on paper. I didn't write or read horror or fantasy, other than children's fantasy, until I was in my teens.
~By Laurell K. Hamilton ~


I've always said fantasy is sort of 'stealth philosophy'.
~By Terry Goodkind ~


It wasn't until I saw James Dean that I began to think that maybe I could actually do this. Movies didn't have to be just this fantasy with this impossibly handsome guy.
~By Terence Stamp ~


The genre of fantasy is about magic and occult characters.
~By Shawn Ashmore ~


If the arts are held up solely as a means of social insight, fantasy is denied the chance to be commonplace and reality the chance to be exotic.
~By Richard Eyre ~


I always had a fantasy of being a chef, because I like kitchen life.
~By Geoffrey Rush ~


When a fantasy turns you on, you're obligated to God and nature to start doing it - right away.
~By Stewart Brand ~


You know, I said I have this problem that I need to more carefully read Akron's text because it's too much, too much fantasy, and so I am busy with other stuff - it's funny, it's nice to hear that someone is studying that carefully and now I know a little bit more about that.
~By H. R. Giger ~


I think I'll give it up, the fantasy is over, I wanted to play Spiderman, Peter Parker.
~By George Eads ~


Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
~By Andy Warhol ~


I think the more stressful our times get, the more we look for fantasy escapes.
~By Jeri Ryan ~


Fantasy mirrors desire. Imagination reshapes it.
~By Mason Cooley ~


It's my sick fantasy to be a Cosmo cover.
~By Deana Carter ~


They say the first World Series is the one you remember most. No, no no. I guarantee you don't remember that one because the fantasy world you always dreamed about is suddenly real.
~By Sparky Anderson ~


All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.
~By Walt Disney ~


I like working closely with artists. I think that's very important in fantasy and science fiction - the visual aspect of the worlds and the characters.
~By Margaret Weis ~


There have been a number of us working very, very hard to bring myth and fairy tales into public consciousness, through fantasy literature and other media. I hope we're succeeding in some small way.
~By Terri Windling ~


Say there's a white kid who lives in a nice home, goes to an all-white school, and is pretty much having everything handed to him on a platter - for him to pick up a rap tape is incredible to me, because what that's saying is that he's living a fantasy life of rebellion.
~By Eminem ~


Fantasy is toxic: the private cruelty and the world war both have their start in the heated brain.
~By Elizabeth Bowen ~


When I do a horror or a fantasy film it all boils down to something in the script that surprises me. It could be a big thing or a small moment. If it's there I'll do it.
~By Lance Henriksen ~


Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.
~By Francisco de Goya ~


But my problem with fantasy, and horror, and related genres, is that sometimes the problems are illogical.
~By Octavia Butler ~


Rose was sexy. It was my fantasy about her. She accomplished so much and came from so little in terms of a background that would have prepared her for the world, let alone the world of entertainment.
~By Linda Lavin ~


When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than any talent for abstract, positive thinking.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Myth is supposed to bring us together, but fantasy alienates us.
~By Dustin Hoffman ~


Plastic surgery and breast implants are fine for people who want that, if it makes them feel better about who they are. But, it makes these people, actors especially, fantasy figures for a fantasy world. Acting is about being real being honest.
~By Kate Winslet ~


I do that mostly because I believe that the fantasy business is in terrible trouble right now, for several reasons, not the least of which being the almost Democrat vs. Republican mentality of readers on the Internet.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


In real football, I wouldn't want Terrell Owens anywhere near my team. But you're nuts if you don't take him in fantasy.
~By Randy Cross ~


They shaved my head, eyebrows. This is not a sci-fi picture. It's not a fantasy picture. You're dealing with something that's supposed to be in reality. But we had a genius makeup artist.
~By Rick Yune ~


If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
~By Maya Angelou ~


All the works of man have their origin in creative fantasy. What right have we then to depreciate imagination.
~By Carl Jung ~


I love biomedical science, I love astronomy, and you can't really do much with those in a fantasy setting.
~By Elizabeth Moon ~


All of the problems we're facing with debt are manmade problems. We created them. It's called fantasy economics. Fantasy economics only works in a fantasy world. It doesn't work in reality.
~By Michele Bachmann ~


Last year in Germany at a town hall in Leipzig there was a game music concert played by the orchestra and some of the Final Fantasy scores were played. This year there is another concert scheduled in the same location, for game music.
~By Nobuo Uematsu ~


There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things.
~By Gary Gygax ~


Mr. Fantasy was the only song that was scribbling on a piece of paper.
~By Jim Capaldi ~


My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood.
~By Kim Elizabeth ~


The whole idea of doing the Hollywood thing never even occurred to me. When you grow up on the East coast, Hollywood seems like this fantasy land and you don't think that people can actually make a living there.
~By David Steinberg ~


I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.
~By Arthur C. Clarke ~


Readers respond to every genre intensely, if it's a genre that appeals to them. Again, who can say why anyone enjoys horror and dark fantasy? If I can't answer the question for myself, I wouldn't dream of trying to answer it for others.
~By Laurell K. Hamilton ~


The essayist has to follow a certain intellectual pattern. The novelist has the advantage of using fantasy, of being subjective.
~By Manuel Puig ~


I believed totally in the possibilities implied in the series. I never thought of it as fantasy. Far from it.
~By Patrick Troughton ~


Here's the thing, for me at least: this is a huge genre now. It wasn't always so. Not so many years ago, it wasn't so. There is a tremendous diversity in fantasy today.
~By R. A. Salvatore ~


Moments are incredible, but in my fantasy mind I see a Globe company which is renowned throughout the world for what it does with pure storytelling. So that people come and say: it's not just the building, it's the only place you can hear this kind of work.
~By Mark Rylance ~


We used to talk about wanting to get some money, but that's when hip-hop was based on your dreams and your fantasy. The whole thing now is the dreams and fantasies were achieved, and you don't want to make it the focal point. You can't keep beating that dead horse.
~By Puff Daddy ~


I am a Communist, a convinced Communist! For some that may be a fantasy. But to me it is my main goal.
~By Mikhail Gorbachev ~


Acting is not about anything romantic, not even fantasy, although you do create fantasy.
~By James Earl Jones ~


To be matter-of-fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy - and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.
~By Robert A. Heinlein ~


Nature is my springboard. From her I get my initial impetus. I have tried to relate the visible drama of mountains, trees, and bleached fields with the fantasy of wind blowing and changing colors and forms.
~By Milton Avery ~


I've had trouble being in relationships and writing. This has been a real problem for me. I don't know if it's because I'm not free to fantasize or create these fantasy things about other people.
~By Lucinda Williams ~


I get mad when people call me an action movie star. Indiana Jones is an adventure film, a comic book, a fantasy.
~By Harrison Ford ~


When I started writing this, I found that I simply couldn't take fantasy seriously, so it became humorous, and continued from there.
~By Piers Anthony ~


Wuxia is a fantasy world exists in everyone's mind.
~By Zhang Yimou ~


It's my job, to create a fantasy.
~By Anne Heche ~


But I never let a fantasy get away, because I always stop to analyze it.
~By Shelley Duvall ~


Literature for me isn't a workaday job, but something which involves desires, dreams and fantasy.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


If the general opinion is pessimistic, fantasy is going to hold its own.
~By David Eddings ~


I cling to the fantasy that I could have done something more creative. Like actually writing a script, or writing a book. But the awful truth is that I... probably can't!
~By Hugh Grant ~


I love fantasy. I love horror. I love musicals. Whatever doesn't really happen in life is what I'm interested in. As a way of commenting on everything that does happen in life, because ultimately the only thing I'm really interested in is people.
~By Joss Whedon ~


Why should the composer be more guilty than the poet who warms to fantasy by a strange flame, making an idea that inspires him the subject of his own very different treatment?
~By Franz Schubert ~


I am sensual and very physical. I'm very erotic. But my sexuality exists on a sort of a fantasy level.
~By Donna Summer ~


And in fact, I think one of the best guides to telling you who you are, and I think children use it all the time for this purpose, is fantasy.
~By Peter Shaffer ~


And by the way, I wanted to point out that Kindred is not science fiction. You'll note there's no science in it. It's a kind of grim fantasy.
~By Octavia Butler ~


When George Graham was there they complained, harking back to better days, but I think that's a fantasy.
~By Alan Hansen ~


I can work in films as long as the story doesn't have a realistic nature. If I'm working with an allegory, a fantasy, it can be developed in synthetic terms.
~By Manuel Puig ~


Dreams are not without meaning wherever thay may come from-from fantasy, from the elements, or from other inspiration.
~By Paracelsus ~


We live in a fantasy world, a world of illusion. The great task in life is to find reality.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


I'm not constrained by being a genre writer. Any story I can imagine, I can cast as a fantasy novel and probably get it published.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


Every person should have their escape route planned. I think everyone has an apocalypse fantasy, what would I do in the event of the end of the world, and we just basically - me and Nick - said what would we do, where would we head?
~By Simon Pegg ~


The idea of it becomes a little freaky if you're dealing with someone who has trouble differentiating between fantasy and reality, but that's a concern no matter what kind of movie you're dealing with.
~By Adam Arkin ~


We in this Congress have a choice. The American people have a right to exercise a choice on this issue, as to whether our men and women will continue to fight and die in a war based on deception and fantasy, or to start bringing the troops home.
~By Raul Grijalva ~


Daytime has been successful all these years because it caters to a very real need in the audience - to see something that's not nighttime fantasy. People watch daytime because it's like their lives.
~By Erika Slezak ~

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