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Fantasy Quotes

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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

Related topics: Wisdom

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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.
- Brian Perkins

One of the things that Teller and I are obsessed with,
one of the reasons that we're in magic,
is the difference between fantasy and reality.
- Penn Jillette

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.
- Illeana Douglas

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Nobuo Uematsu

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.
- Boris Vallejo

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

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.
- Alicia Witt

There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy
books with the main character being an old person.
- Elizabeth Moon

Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters;
united with it,
she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels.
- Francisco de Goya

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.
- Judith Krantz

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Ben Kingsley

I wanted to get back to my style of 20 years ago after
a long period of exploring horror and fantasy themes.
- Dario Argento

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.
- Terence Stamp

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

One fantasy is that I just do a Don Roos movie every year if that's possible.
If he'd have me.
- Lisa Kudrow

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

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

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

When I started writing this, I found that I simply
couldn't take fantasy seriously,
so it became humorous, and continued from there.
- Piers Anthony

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 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!
- Hugh Grant

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

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.
- Patty Duke

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

My favorite water cooler topic is fantasy football.
I used to make fun of friends for doing it and now I'm obsessed.
- John Krasinski

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

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

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.
- Diana Wynne Jones

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

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

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

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

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.
- Emily Mortimer

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

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 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.
- Suzanne Vega

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

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


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