71 Stranger Fiction Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of stranger fiction quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about life is stranger than fiction.

Short Stranger Fiction Quotes

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  • It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. — Mark Twain
  • Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. — Arthur Conan Doyle
  • For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction. — Lord Byron
  • Truth is not only stranger than fiction, it is more interesting. — William Randolph Hearst
  • This is your life. Now go make it the one you've always wanted. — Dustin Hoffman
  • Youth is stranger than fiction. — Rupert Brooke
  • Fiction is a particularly effective way for strangers to connect across time and distance — Jonathan Franzen
  • Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense. — Leo Rosten
  • Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction. — Lord Byron
  • Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction. — Carol Alt
Stranger fiction quote There are no strangers in here, just friends you haven't meet.
There are no strangers in here, just friends you haven't meet.

Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction Quotes

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It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. — Mark Twain

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't. — Mark Twain

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For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction. — Lord Byron

Stranger fiction quote A friend may be waiting behind a strangers face.
A friend may be waiting behind a strangers face.

Truth is not only stranger than fiction, it is more interesting. — William Randolph Hearst

I've played drug dealers, all my life. I've made a career of killing people and playing all kinds of killers. The violence and drugs is portrayed in exaggeration. This is fiction. That is how I looked at it. And, sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Just open a newspaper. — Benicio Del Toro

Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense. — Leo Rosten

Stranger fiction quote Be in this world as if you were a stranger or a traveler.
Be in this world as if you were a stranger or a traveler.

The reason that truth is stranger than fiction is that fiction has to have a rational thread running through it in order to be believable, whereas reality may be totally irrational. — Sydney J. Harris

Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction. — Lord Byron

Truth is only stranger than fiction if you're a stranger to the truth. Which means you're either a liar or you're fictional. — Pseudonymous Bosch

As the saying goes, truth is stranger than fiction. But only when the reality has not been subsumed by foamy legends and fantasies that radiate outward from the actual event. — Brock Yates

Life Is Stranger Than Fiction Quotes

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Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. — Arthur Conan Doyle

This is your life. Now go make it the one you've always wanted. — Dustin Hoffman

I've played drug dealers, all my life. I've made a career of killing people and playing all kinds of killers. The violence and drugs is portrayed in exaggeration. This is fiction. That is how I looked at it. And, sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Just open a newspaper. — Benicio Del Toro

Stranger fiction quote Fiction is the truth inside the lie.
Fiction is the truth inside the lie.

Life is stranger than fiction. It's nice to have stuff that people don't know about. And it helps when you read a bad review. You can go, "This guy doesn't have me figured out." There's more mystery to you than they understand. — Dolph Lundgren

Real life is much stranger than fiction, man. — Mike D

It's hard to find really original, compelling works of fiction, for women especially. I find that these true life stories about these women that I'm so blessed to play are some of the most compelling stories, and the truth is stranger than fiction. — Hilary Swank

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More Stranger Fiction Quotes

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Stranger fiction quote by Arthur Conan Doyle

Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. — Arthur Conan Doyle

Stranger fiction quote by Lord Byron

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction. — Lord Byron

It's no wonder that truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. — Mark Twain

Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't. — Mark Twain

Truth is not only stranger than fiction, it is more interesting. — William Randolph Hearst

This is your life. Now go make it the one you've always wanted. — Dustin Hoffman

Fact is often stranger than fiction because most writers of fiction try to make their stories plausible. — Richard Posner

I've played drug dealers, all my life. I've made a career of killing people and playing all kinds of killers. The violence and drugs is portrayed in exaggeration. This is fiction. That is how I looked at it. And, sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Just open a newspaper. — Benicio Del Toro

Physics is often stranger than science fiction, and I think science fiction takes its cues from physics: higher dimensions, wormholes, the warping of space and time, stuff like that. — Michio Kaku

Youth is stranger than fiction. — Rupert Brooke

Fiction is a particularly effective way for strangers to connect across time and distance — Jonathan Franzen

Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense. — Leo Rosten

The reason that truth is stranger than fiction is that fiction has to have a rational thread running through it in order to be believable, whereas reality may be totally irrational. — Sydney J. Harris

Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction. — Lord Byron

Life is stranger than fiction. It's nice to have stuff that people don't know about. And it helps when you read a bad review. You can go, "This guy doesn't have me figured out." There's more mystery to you than they understand. — Dolph Lundgren

Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction. — Carol Alt

Real life is much stranger than fiction, man. — Mike D

Truth is only stranger than fiction if you're a stranger to the truth. Which means you're either a liar or you're fictional. — Pseudonymous Bosch

As the saying goes, truth is stranger than fiction. But only when the reality has not been subsumed by foamy legends and fantasies that radiate outward from the actual event. — Brock Yates

You need to understand that truth is stranger than fiction. Listen: people are willing to swallow any old tripe as long as you say it without flinching. They want to be told stuff. And they don't want to doubt you either. It's too hard. — Craig Silvey

Truth might be stranger than fiction, but it needs a better editor. — David Benioff

Truth must necessarily be stranger than fiction, for fiction is the creation of the human mind and therefore congenial to it. — G. K. Chesterton

Truth would quickly cease to be stranger than fiction, once we got as used to it. — H. L. Mencken

The adage that fact is stranger than fiction seems to be especially true for the workings of the brain. — Vilayanur S. Ramachandran

Truth is more of a stranger than fiction. — Mark Twain

Fact is stranger than fiction. — Thomas Chandler Haliburton

The truth is stranger than fiction . . . and often more incriminating. — Greg Cox

You've been gone so long from all that you know. It's been shuffled aside as you bask in the glow. All the beauitful strangers who whisper your name, do they fill up the emptiness? Larger that life is your fiction, in a universe made upon one. — Sarah McLachlan

I think that truth is stranger than fiction, and it's nice to know the people you're making a movie about. — Julian Schnabel

Truth maybe stranger than fiction, but fiction is truer. — Frederic Raphael

Truth, of course, must of necessity be stranger than fiction, for we have made fiction to suit ourselves. — Gilbert K. Chesterton

Those who say truth is stranger than fiction have wasted their time on poorly written fiction. — Mark Twain

Most great works of the imagination were meant to make you feel like a stranger in your own home. The best fiction always forced us to question what we took for granted. It questioned traditions and expectations when they seemed to immutable. — Azar Nafisi

Fact is stranger than fiction. You see people walking down the street that would never be allowed on television. You have to tone it down. — Ricky Gervais

Truth is not only stranger than fiction, it is more telling. To know that a thing actually happened gives it a poignancy, touches a chord, which a piece of acknowledged fiction misses. It is to touch this chord that some authors have done everything they could to give you the impression that they are telling the plain truth. — W. Somerset Maugham

Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent. We would not dare to conceive the things which are really merely commonplaces of existence. If we could fly out of that window hand in hand, hover over this great city, gently remove the roofs and peep in at the queer things which are going on, the strange coincidences, the planning, the cross-purposes, the wonderful chain of events, working through generations and leading to the most outer results, it would make all fiction with its conventionalities and foreseen conclusions most stale and unprofitable. — Arthur Conan Doyle

Why shouldn't truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense. — Mark Twain

Truth is not only stranger than fiction, it is more interesting. — William Randolph

Many people have observed that truth is stranger than fiction. This has led some intellectuals to conclude that it's stranger than non-fiction as well. — Brad Holland

I like films about people who figured out what they believed and had the guts to act on it in a way that added value to others. So, there are lots of movies that have characters who did that. I'll pick an odd one - Stranger Than Fiction because I really liked the movie - particularly the offbeat cookie maker. You'll have to see the movie to see what I mean. The movie also reinforces that you can be the author of your own script. — Robert S. Kaplan

There's nothing I love more than a great truth-is-stranger-than-fiction story. — Jeff Feuerzeig

What are the odds that two separate writers, strangers, a thousand miles apart, would each invent fictions in which guys take girls to an esoteric frog lecture on their first date? If that isn't synchronicity, it's something equally as weird. — Tom Robbins

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction, but usually fiction is just better. — Jon Weisman

Truth is more of a stranger than fiction. When in doubt, tell the truth. If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything. Most writers regard the truth as their most valuable possession, and therefore are economical in its use. — Mark Twain

The reason why truth is so much stranger than fiction is that there is no requirement for it to be consistent. — Mark Twain

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