Quotation Explorer - 'Nonfiction'

I read nonfiction for information, fiction for truth. - Michael M. Thomas
This has been my greatest challenge: because the current reality now seems so unreal, it's hard to make nonfiction seem believable. But you, my friend [Michael Moore], are able to do that. - Kurt Vonnegut
The human condition is such that we can only stomach so much imagination. We need for things to be labeled either fiction or nonfiction. There is no section in between. - J.W. Lord
Poetry is a way of coming to know the realness of things; fiction is a way of coming to know the world of relationships; nonfiction is a way of coming to know the world of the mind. - Kelly Cherry
Writing nonfiction means I tell people's stories for them, not because they're special but because we all are. - Jo Deurbrouck
Fiction is entertaining. Nonfiction is epic. - A.D. Posey
Reading literary fiction stimulates cognition beyond the brain functions related to reading, say, magazine articles, interviews, or most online nonfiction reporting. - Susan Reynolds
One of underestimated tasks in nonfiction writing is to impose narrative shape on an unwieldy mass of material. - William Zinsser
The difference between nonfiction and fiction is that fiction must be absolutely believable. - Mark Twain
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