Given that external reality is a fiction, the writer’s role is almost superfluous. He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there.
It is astonishing what force, purity, and wisdom it requires for a human being to keep clear of falsehoods.
Men live in a fantasy world. I know this because I am one, and I actually receive my mail there.
The best way to compile inaccurate information that no one wants is to make it up.
The life of man is the true romance, which when it is valiantly conduced, will yield the imagination a higher joy than any fiction.
Most civilizations had more fiction than they did real history.
I can believe anything, provided that it is quite incredible.
Politicians should read science fiction, not westerns and detective stories.
I think Superman should go on the Larry King show and announce that he would come back to life if people in all 50 states wanted him to.
The public will believe anything, so long as it is not founded on truth.