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Fantasy Quotes

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Willingness without action is a fantasy.
- Anonymous

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fantasy is the only canvas large enough for me to paint on.
- Terry Brooks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When George Graham was there they complained,
harking back to better days, but I think that's a fantasy.
- Alan Hansen

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

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

Creating fantasy is a very personal thing,
but you can't take the process too personally.
- Joseph Barbera

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

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.
- Andy Warhol

If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.
- Maya Angelou

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.
- Elizabeth Moon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Peter Shaffer

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

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

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

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

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

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

There's a big overlap with the people you meet at the
fantasy and science fiction cons.
- Fred Saberhagen

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

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

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

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.
- Randy Cross

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

Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind.
It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can.
Of course, I could be wrong.
- Terry Pratchett

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


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