Fantasy Quotes And Sayings

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 cannot say how strongly I object to people using other people's writing as research. Research is non-fiction, especially for horror, fantasy, science fiction. Do not take your research from other people's fiction. Just don't.
~By Laurell K. Hamilton ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


All that political stuff Delano was doing. Me, I've gone off the top, into total fantasy.
~By Eddie Campbell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


Of the two, I would think of my work as closer to Science Fiction than Fantasy.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


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 ~


I have heard Science Fiction and Fantasy referred to as the fiction of ideas, and I like that definition, but it's the mainstream public that chooses my books for the most part.
~By Jean M. Auel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I love sketch comedy. My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks. That would be my fantasy. I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny.
~By Illeana Douglas ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I think sex is very interesting for most people, but I'm interested in sex as a way of communication, I'm not that interested in the fantasy version of a sex scene.
~By Maggie Gyllenhaal ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Wizards was my homage to Tolkien in the American idiom. I had read Tolkien, understood Tolkien, and wanted to do a sort of fantasy for American kids, and that was Wizards.
~By Ralph Bakshi ~


Yeah, and I went straight into a fantasy world. Just stepped straight into the abyss. You know, I was gone and kids used to walk past my front room, cause I lived on the green.
~By Eric Clapton ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Since fantasy isn't about technology, the accelleration has no impact at all. But it's changed the lives of fantasy writers and editors. I get to live in England and work for a New York publisher!
~By Terri Windling ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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