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I was passionate. I found something that I loved. I could be all alone in a big old skating rink and nobody could get near me and I didn't have to talk to anybody because of my shyness. It was great. I was in my fantasy world.
~By Dorothy Hamill ~


But fantasy kills imagination, pornography is death to art.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


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


In my fantasy I was always the savior. I would come to Peanuts land and save everybody. Charlie Brown would fall madly in love with me. Peppermint Patty was so jealous.
~By Alicia Witt ~


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 ~


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 try to stay focused on my life and do try not to be brought into the Hollywood fantasy.
~By Jennifer Connelly ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If you lived in a provincial town like Torre Annunziata, where there was nothing to do in the evening but go to the movies with your friends, the cinema was a world of fantasy. I had always been in love with it.
~By Dino De Laurentiis ~


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 ~


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 ~


This is my ultimate fantasy: watching QVC with a credit card while making love and eating at the same time.
~By Yasmine Bleeth ~


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 ~


I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities.
~By Dr. Seuss ~


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 ~


Even though my songs may sound very personal, to me most of them are fiction. It is a great way for me to be able to live a fantasy life as a writer because I get to be someone else, someplace else for three and a half minutes, just like the listener.
~By Nanci Griffith ~


It seems to me that humour is everybody's way of keeping sane and standing off from the situations so that they can see it intellectually, as well as emotionally, and I don't know whether you've noticed, but if somebody tells a joke, it's nearly always a mini fantasy.
~By Diana Wynne Jones ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It didn't matter what we did or where we did it as long as we were together. We knew we'd found what most people either pursue in years of futile search or dismiss as a fantasy at the outset: the missing half of ourselves. The real thing.
~By John Perry Barlow ~


Fantasy is the only canvas large enough for me to paint on.
~By Terry Brooks ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


So I was in America and I thought I'll stick around while I'm here and just see what happens. The next film I did was High Art, so I guess it started with a sort of vague idea but really just a fantasy.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I have to do more close research and fact checking for the science fiction. This is not however to say that writing good fantasy does not involve doing good research.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


About half my designs are controlled fantasy, 15 percent are total madness and the rest are bread-and-butter designs.
~By Manolo Blahnik ~


Fantasy is, of course, booming, and I think it's beginning to stretch its range as well.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


Creating fantasy is a very personal thing, but you can't take the process too personally.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


That's when we decided to stop in '66. Everyone thought we toured for years, you know, but we didn't. I joined in '62, and we'd finished touring in '66 to go into the studio where we could hear each other... and create any fantasy that came out of anybody's brain.
~By Ringo Starr ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The Company of Wolves doesn't belong in any category, so it's difficult to prepare an audience for it. It's not a horror film, it's not a fantasy film, it's not a children's film - so what is it?
~By Neil Jordan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


When you talk about the Final Fantasy series, the series started selling better after 7, and that was the base idea for the center of the set list for the LA concert.
~By Nobuo Uematsu ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I'm living out a childhood fantasy. Our house is in a historic district of a small town that I used to read about in storybooks.
~By Patty Duke ~


I had read tons of science fiction. I was fascinated by other worlds, other environments. For me, it was fantasy, but it was not fantasy in the sense of pure escapism.
~By James Cameron ~


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 ~


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 ~


Ambition is not what a man would do, but what a man does, for ambition without action is fantasy.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


For many years I had heard about an underworld consisting of people who act out a vampire fantasy while I was living in New York. Fortunately for me there are also several books on the phenomena.
~By James Patterson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


People - not just in their teenage years - hold on to this fantasy of love when they're not ready to have a real relationship.
~By Keri Russell ~


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

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