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Ivana Trump Quotes and Sayings

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Fiction writing is great.
You can make up almost anything.
- Ivana Trump

Gorgeous hair is the best revenge.
- Ivana Trump

I make money because I have to pay for everything apart from my school fees.
My mother even makes me pay my own telephone bill.
- Ivana Trump

Don't get mad.
Get everything!
- Ivana Trump

 

Looking good is the best revenge.
- Ivana Trump

'Tis strange - but true;
for truth is always strange;
Stranger than fiction.
- Lord Byron

One cannot have wisdom without perspective,
but once gaining perspective, one attains wisdom.
Wisdom is the ability to view every situation
as each person who is in any way affected
by that situation might view it.
Wisdom benefits from having a knowledge of history,
and therefore a historical perspective,
as well from as having the perspective of imagination -
the realm of the what-might-be
inhabited by futurists and science-fiction writers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Truth is stranger than fiction,
but that is because Fiction is obliged
to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.
- Mark Twain

Fiction reveals truths that reality obscures.
- Jessamyn West

Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Imagination and fiction make up more than three quarters of our real life.
- Simone Weil

You read a script and its based on 'Reservoir Dogs' and 'Pulp Fiction',
and it goes right in the bin.
- Tim Roth

In order to dream, you need to have a springboard which is the facts...
It gives it that touch of reality, and I think that's quite important...
truth with fiction.
- Janet Leigh

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.
- Jean M. Auel

I would like to do another piece of fiction dealing with a number of issues:
Lesbian parenting,
the 1960's, and interracial relationships in the Lesbian and Gay community.
- Audre Lorde

I don't think Pulp Fiction is hard to watch at all.
- Quentin Tarantino

Change is the principal feature of our age and literature
should explore how people deal with it.
The best science fiction does that, head-on.
- David Brin

I can't read historical fiction because I find the
real thing so much more interesting.
- Antonia Fraser

Life is a means of extracting fiction.
- Robert Stone

I think love is a huge factor in fiction and in real life.
Is there a risk? Always.
In fiction and in life.
- Alice Hoffman

Creating the fictional background for a game world
isn't significantly different from creating a background for fiction.
- John M. Ford

Impotence, fetishism, bisexuality, and bondage are all facts of life,
and our fiction should reflect that.
- Rick Moody

Journalism allows its readers to witness history;
fiction gives its readers an opportunity to live it.
- John Hersey

The only imaginative fiction being written today is income tax returns.
- Herman Wouk

When I'm writing about reality, I'm writing about death.
When I'm writing fiction, I'm writing about life.
- Ralph Peters

I want prose fiction to be recognized as that,
and I'm not interested in writing as it becomes more personal.
- John Hawkes

One of the nice things about science fiction is that
it lets us carry out thought experiments.
- Rudy Rucker

If there were a better, clearer, shorter way of saying what the fiction says,
then why not scrap the fiction?
- J. M. Coetzee

My favourite all-time work of fiction:
Lord of the Rings.
My favourite all-time nonfiction book:
Guns,
Germs, and Steel.
Ask me again next week, you'll get a different answer.
- Orson Scott Card

Before Truman Capote, journalism and non-fiction weren't taken very seriously.
- Gerald Clarke

There's a reason why every human society has fiction.
It teaches us how to be 'good,' to behave in a way
that is for the benefit of the whole community.
- Orson Scott Card

Many people have observed that truth is stranger than fiction.
This has led some intellectuals to conclude that it's
stranger than non-fiction as well.
- Brad Holland

Writers of fiction, when they begin,
are more likely to try the short form.
- Irwin Shaw

Income tax returns are the most imaginative fiction being written today.
- Herman Wouk

Palaeontologists use fiction all the time.
- Norman Macleod

Fiction was invented the day Jonas arrived home and
told his wife that he was three days late because he
had been swallowed by a whale.
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez

I shall try to tell the truth, but the result will be fiction.
- Katherine Anne Porter

I read the newspaper avidly.
It is my one form of continuous fiction.
- A. C. Benson

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

Forget romantic fiction, a survey has found that most
women would rather read a good book than go shopping,
have sex, or sleep.
- Janet Street-Porter

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

A lot of the cosmologists and astrophysicists clearly
had been reading science fiction.
- Frederik Pohl

The danger that may really threaten (crime fiction)
is that soon there will be more writers than readers.
- Jacques Barzun

Film fixes a precise visual image in the viewer's head.
In fiction, you just hope you're precise enough to
convey the intended effect.
- Jeff Vandermeer

Everything is becoming science fiction.
From the margins of an almost invisible literature
has sprung the intact reality of the 20th century.
- J. G. Ballard

I have done a lot of things outside of Science Fiction,
but there has been an almost disproportionate amount
of that genre in my body of work.
I don't know what to make of it.
- Daniel Dae Kim

Some people just don't seem to understand the concept of fiction.
It is fiction; it ain't true, folks.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

Writing fiction has become a priestly business in countries
that have lost their faith.
- Gore Vidal

I don't mean that literary fiction is better than genre fiction,
On the contrary; novels can perform two functions and most perform only one.
- Mark Haddon

Years of science fiction have produced a mindset that
it is human destiny to expand from Earth,
to the Moon, to Mars, to the stars.
- Barney Oliver

Fiction is life with the dull bits left out.
- Clive James

The dilemma felt by science fiction writers will be
perceived in other creative endeavors.
- Vernor Vinge

The present hardly exists, after all-it becomes the past even as it happens.
A tricky medium, time - and central to the concerns of fiction.
- Penelope Lively

My fiction has been influenced by the visual arts,
though not in obvious ways, it seems to me.
I don't offer tremendous amounts of visual information in my work.
- Jonathan Lethem

Surely the job of fiction is to actually tell the truth.
It's a paradox that's at the heart of any kind of storytelling.
- Jeremy Northam

I would, however, start writing fiction about 10 years before I actually did,
because it's such great fun to do, many times more
creative than nonfiction.
- Judith Krantz

Given that external reality is a fiction,
the writer's role is almost superfluous.
He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there.
- J. G. Ballard

You really have to soak up the culture of the people to get it right.
If you're making a fiction film, it's entertainment,
but you want it to be as real as possible.
- Robert Duvall

I think if I'm going to do a science fiction,
I'm going to go down a new path that I want to do.
- Ridley Scott

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

If you continually write and read yourself as a fiction,
you can change what's crushing you.
- Jeanette Winterson

Ironically, in today's marketplace successful nonfiction has to be unbelievable,
while successful fiction must be believable.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

Humour is a fine line to walk in poetry,
as in fiction.
I just think it's harder to write.
It's harder to keep the respect of the reader too.
- George Murray

I dig science fiction, though it was never really my thing.
- Yancy Butler

I think film had a terrible effect on horror fiction particularly in the 80s,
with certain writers turning out stuff as slick and
cliched as Hollywood movies.
- Poppy Z. Brite

Space or science fiction has become a dialect for our time.
- Doris Lessing

I'm only interested in fiction that in some way or
other voices the very imagination which is conceiving it.
- John Hawkes

Fiction's about what it is to be a human being.
- David Foster Wallace

Journalism is popular, but it is popular mainly as fiction.
Life is one world, and life seen in the newspapers is another.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Whoever knows that the mind is a fiction and devoid
of anything real knows that his own mind neither exists nor doesn't exist.
- Bodhidharma


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