Quotation Explorer - 'Fictional'

When the machine of a human being is turned on, it seems to produce a protagonist, just as a television produces an image. I think this protagonist, this self, often recognizes that it is a fictional construct, but it also recognizes that thinking of itself as such might cause it to disintegrate. - Mohsin Hamid
Fictional characters also evolve, the way human being do in real life. - Saumya Kaushik...
Just because we're fictional characters doesn't mean you can pick us up and move us anywhere you want.--the people of Lake Woebegon - Garrison Keillor
Does talking to yourself in the voice of your fictional character count as being social? - Michelle M. Pillow
The urge to create a fictional narrative is a mysterious one, and when an idea comes, the writer's sense of what a story wants to be is only vaguely visible through the penumbra of inspiration. - Adam Johnson
I write to remind me of the experiences, fictional or non-fictional, that flows a bit of selfless truths. For the me in the ‘I’, or the me through your eyeballs, it is a serum to separate the lumpiness in my heart. - James Emlund
Seriously, a thirty-something woman shouldn't be daydreaming about a fictional character in a two-hundred-year-old world to the point where it interfered with her very real and much more important life and relationships. Of course she shouldn't. - Shannon Hale
The line between fiction and fact is at times factual and at times fictional - Pushkar Ganesh Vaidya
There is no society that does not highly value fictional storytelling. Ever. - Orson Scott Card
Much of the joy in falling in love with fictional characters comes from being able to envision new stories from them. - The Atlantic Monthly
A fictional Dystopia is better than a fake Utopia. - Robert Friedrich
To achieve lasting literature, fictional or factual, a writer needs perceptive vision, absorptive capacity, and creative strength. - Lawrence Clark Powell
Government itself does no harm, because it is a fictional entity. But the belief in government the notion that some people actually have the moral right to rule over others has caused immeasurable pain and suffering, injustice and oppression, enslavement and death. - - Larken Rose
I love fictional characters...they can't break your heart. - Julia Hall
They take their drama firsthand, in the real world, while I prefer the drama of fictional characters–in worlds where things happen for a reason, where questions are answered, where conflicts are always resolved. - Kat O'Keeffe
Everything you can think of, whether real or fictional, exists in this Universe. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
...I retreat into my fictional world where everything makes sense - but even there I can't even control what people do... - John Geddes
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