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Fantasy Quotes and Sayings
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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 absorbing positive knowledge.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Wisdom Dreams Imagination

Maintain a balance between skepticism and faith.
Maintain a beginner mind. Be open to possibility.
Don't give in to skepticism,
but don't give in to fantasy either.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Willingness without action is a fantasy.
- Anonymous

 

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

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.
- Carl Jung

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

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

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

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

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.
- Jerry Pournelle

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

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.
- Manuel Puig

When I write I simply follow my heart.
And my flights of fantasy.
It is not done with a conscious effort.
I'm continually inspired and write reflexively.
- Kim Elizabeth

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Todd McFarlane

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

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.
- Ralph Fiennes

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.
- Sarah Zettel

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.
- Richard Eyre

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

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

So fantasy was fine early on, and when I discovered science fiction,
I was very happy with it, because my first interest
in science fiction came with an interest in astronomy.
- Octavia Butler

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.
- Ralph Bakshi

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

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

Fantasy football is not only a good thing,
but a great thing.
- Jay Mohr

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

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.
- Terri Windling

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.
- Octavia Butler

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.
- Victoria Jackson

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

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.
- R. A. Salvatore

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

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?
- Franz Schubert

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.
- Robert A. Heinlein

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.
- Eric Clapton

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

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

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

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.
- Octavia Butler

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

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

CNN is one of the participants in the war.
I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected president
but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.
- Arthur C. Clarke

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

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

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.
- Lynn Abbey

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

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

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

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.
- Giacomo Casanova

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.
- Margaret Weis

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Frank Langella

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

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

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

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

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.
- Betty Hill

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.
- Lance Henriksen

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

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

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


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