Fantasy Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fantasy

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I mean, I don't know anything else that I would try to do, but it's a very frustrating thing to do, because you are trying to take what's a fantasy in your head and make it live through the minds of 200 people.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Some of the characters in the story had a fortune in fantasy lives.
~By R. Z. Sheppard ~


Heaven knows, I've exposed myself in my novels through the use of fantasy and imagination... now my new book is about what really happened to me... not my heroines.
~By Judith Krantz ~


My interests were in fantasy more than comics growing up.
~By Brandon Routh ~


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 ~


When I started in the business, there was a thing called adult fantasy, but nobody quite knew what it was, and most publishers didn't have an adult fantasy list. They had science fiction lists, which they stuck a little bit of fantasy into.
~By Terri Windling ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't have this fantasy about marriage anymore. Everyone says it takes hard work. Well, it kind of does - and I'm much more pragmatic about romance than I used to be.
~By Jennifer Garner ~


I'm living every ten-year-old boy's fantasy. The other day, Chris and I had this big scene where we had to pull out our guns, and I was thinking, 'Here we are in New York City - a place where every actor wants to be - and we are literally playing cops and robbers. How great is that?'
~By Mariska Hargitay ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I usually do one con a year as a GoH and try to make the World Fantasy Convention for business purposes. Last year I went to a worldcon for the first time in two decades. I may go again this year.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


I had a friend, and we always used to pretend to be twins. We had this fantasy about going to Hollywood together. We were about four.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


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


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 ~


I aim to tell the truth about any subject, not a romance or fantasy, not avoid the truth.
~By Anita Desai ~


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


It was the baseball fantasy of a lifetime - to be able to sit on the bench with all those professional athletes. I got to take my son along because I wasn't sure I would be able to play with them.
~By Matthew Modine ~


There's a big overlap with the people you meet at the fantasy and science fiction cons.
~By Fred Saberhagen ~


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


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


Beyond that, I seem to be compelled to write science fiction, rather than fantasy or mysteries or some other genre more likely to climb onto bestseller lists even though I enjoy reading a wide variety of literature, both fiction and nonfiction.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I think what a lot of action movies lose these days, especially the ones that deal with fantasy, is you stop caring at some point because you've lost human scale.
~By Harrison Ford ~


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 ~


One fantasy is that I just do a Don Roos movie every year if that's possible. If he'd have me.
~By Lisa Kudrow ~


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


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 ~


We do a hard fantasy as well as hard science fiction, and I think I probably single-handedly recreated military science fiction. It was dead before I started working in it.
~By Jerry Pournelle ~


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 ~


Real love is the love that sometimes arises after sensual pleasure: if it does, it is immortal; the other kind inevitably goes stale, for it lies in mere fantasy.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


I think academics are infuriating. For every expert on Shakespeare there is another one to cancel his theory out. It drives you up the wall. I think the greatest form of finding out the truth is through fantasy.
~By Joseph Fiennes ~


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 ~


My favorite water cooler topic is fantasy football. I used to make fun of friends for doing it and now I'm obsessed.
~By John Krasinski ~


Models are there to look like mannequins, not like real people. Art and illusion are supposed to be fantasy.
~By Grace Jones ~


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


There are movies that require fantasy and slightly more fantastical acting. Lines that are good for certain movies, in real life circumstances, would be absolutely unbelievable things to really say, and you would look at these people like they're freaks for conversing that way. But somehow for certain styles of movies, it works, and it seems fine.
~By Christian Bale ~


I also had this mistaken dream, fantasy really - perhaps because I'm good at languages - of being able in both Italy and France to become someone else through my fluency in the language.
~By Harry Mathews ~


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 ~


I've always found it easy and natural and, more importantly, necessary to articulate thoughts and feelings, and fierce emotions, through the written word. Fantasy and horror came to me when I was very young.
~By Kim Elizabeth ~


My only fantasy about writing was that in my old days, after directing many masterpieces, I would write my memoirs.
~By Manuel Puig ~


But basically what I like are the possibilities, and the fantasy element of the show. Not science fantasy so much, but fantasy, the humanistic elements and how people relate when they're in a dire situation or comedic situation.
~By Fisher Stevens ~


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 ~


I think it's very much a men's thing to be able to have that fantasy to kill the beast.
~By Izabella Scorupco ~


I'm mostly a novelist these days, but I have written short stories in Fantasy, Science Fiction and horror.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


The minute I forget to balance reality with the fantasy, I'm going back to Virginia.
~By Schuyler Fisk ~


Maybe every other American movie shouldn't be based on a comic book. Other countries will think Americans live in an infantile fantasy land where reality is whatever we say it is and every problem can be solved with violence.
~By Bill Maher ~


I think one of things is that all fantasy it seems to me works the way your brain basically works. This is perhaps a startling concept, but I think it's true.
~By Diana Wynne Jones ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Fantasy should be as close as possible to journalism.
~By Dino Buzzati ~


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


There's a challenge to playing these fantasy figures because they are fantasy figures. You have to enter into this sort of imaginative world of the writer.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


Fantasy is totally wide open; all you really have to do is follow the rules you've set. But if you're writing about science, you have to first learn what you're writing about.
~By Octavia Butler ~


Vampires are sexy to a woman perhaps because the fantasy is similar to that of the man on the white horse sweeping her off to paradise.
~By Frank Langella ~


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 ~


I have a better internal and intuitive understanding of folklore and myth than science and technology, so in that way fantasy is easier.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


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


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 ~


We have relegated the saints to a pink and blue and gold world of plaster statuary that belongs to the past; it is a hangover, a relic, of the Dark Ages when men were the children of fantasy's magic.
~By C. Kilmer Myers ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The funny thing is all these school shootings that we have, always happen in very religious communities. Maybe it's because the centre of their lives is a big fat nothing and it's just a fantasy and there's nothing there. I think maybe that might have something to do with it.
~By Matthew Bright ~


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


Fantasy allows you bend the world and the situation to more clearly focus on the moral aspects of what's happening. In fantasy you can distill life down to the essence of your story.
~By Terry Goodkind ~


It is peoples' fantasies of what is true that is so extraordinary. That that we were born and that we face eternal extinction after death is an extraordinary fantasy.
~By Brian Perkins ~


I did my homework and didn't go out much, and had a very highly developed kitsch fantasy life where I dreamed of being a dancing girl.
~By Emily Mortimer ~


There's a lot of fantasy about what Scotland is, and the shortbread tins and that sort of thing.
~By Sean Connery ~


All fantasy should have a solid base in reality.
~By Max Beerbohm ~


I have been a reader of Science Fiction and Fantasy for a long time, since I was 11 or 12 I think, so I understand it and I'm not at all surprised that readers of the genre might enjoy my books.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


I have too many fantasies to be a housewife. I guess I am a fantasy.
~By Marilyn Monroe ~


Fantasy for me as a kid was real, and I had a fantasy about what life was, whether it was sort of wicked and dire, or wholly normal, or whatever. Anything really close to home is not, it seems to me, what a good book should be about.
~By Diana Wynne Jones ~


Is that romantic fantasy real? Um, after kids, no. Take the kids away, I don't know. Depends.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~


I had some fears as a kid, but I was also relatively fearless. Maybe that's a result of living half the time in reality and the other half in fantasy.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


I do remember, as a child, that I always imagined, when I was maybe 6 or 7, my fantasy was that everywhere I went I was being followed by an invisible film crew.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


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 ~


There have been many different artists that have been inspirational. I suppose the question is directed to what was the reason why I went into fantasy illustration.
~By Boris Vallejo ~


I absolutely adore working in the realms of fantasy.
~By Richard O'Brien ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


One of the things that Teller and I are obsessed with, one of the reasons that we're in magic, is the difference between fantasy and reality.
~By Penn Jillette ~


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 ~


But in fantasy, you can make a complete break, and you can put people in a situation where they are confronted with things that they would not confront in the real world.
~By Elizabeth Moon ~


I wanted the feel in these books to be like an epic fantasy, with kings, queens, dukes and court politics, but of course like what I was explaining before, about making the science make sense, you have to make the politics make sense, too.
~By Kevin J. Anderson ~

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