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Total Quotes : 12
Line Telling

For me, there's a fine line between telling a story that's fictional with lots of details and then removing yourself too much from it, so it's bloodless, a little too fictional.

- Aimee Mann

Always Bring

My approach is always the same. I try to be as honest as possible. Find the real honesty and humanity in the character because even a fictional character is supposed to feel real. And my job is to find that reality and bring it to the screen.

- Aldis Hodge

Best Lord

If you have to write a fictional adventure to convey a philosophy of evil, the best person is the destroyer of evil himself, Lord Shiva.

- Amish Tripathi

Father Which

I populated 'The Bourne Identity' with real characters from American history, specifically characters from the Iran-Contra affair, which my father ran the investigation of. But at the heart of it was a fictional character.

- Doug Liman

Being Early Days

We, being the Western world, wouldn't let Russia off the hook on debt. So there were demands on debt servicing in the early days until they ran out of reserves. There was no real aid program, just a fictional aid program.

- Jeffrey Sachs

Need Ignoring

The biggest fatal flaw in most fictional portrayals of nanotech - what sends those books arcing across the room - is ignoring that the nanobots need energy to do... anything.

- Edward M. Lerner

Kind Use

Time limits are fictional. Losing all sense of time is actually the way to reality. We use clocks and calendars for convenience sake, not because that kind of time is real.

- Leslie Marmon Silko

More Hellish

The real world is far more hellish for all us than any fictional representation of it.

- Mandy Patinkin

More Remains

More than 100 years after he first appeared, Holmes remains the template for the fictional detective.

- Mark Billingham

Change Stories

It is stories - both real and fictional - that can captivate hearts, change minds and, in the most powerful examples, spur action.

- Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Myself Reading

As soon as I started reading, I found myself drawn to fictional character's homes as much as I was to the characters themselves.

- Mary Kay Andrews

Away Some

I do not believe that with a fictional character you can force yourself too far away from yourself. There has to be some of you in it.

- Peter Finch