Fantasy Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Fantasy

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The Lord of the Rings movie set an entirely new standard for fantasy in the movies.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


You can also make explicit certain social problems which, again, would be prejudged or not encountered at all in real life, because people have set up defenses against it. Fantasy allows you to get past defenses.
~By Elizabeth Moon ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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'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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Those Dutchmen had hardly any imagination or fantasy, but their good taste and their scientific knowledge of composition were enormous.
~By Vincent Van Gogh ~


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'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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Most of my books have been written in the form of fantasy.
~By Lloyd Alexander ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 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 ~


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 ~


Truth will flourish in fantasy, only to wither and die in what you are pleased to call reality.
~By Bernard Schubert ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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'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 ~


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 ~


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


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

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