quote by Mark Twain

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

— Mark Twain

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Stranger than 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, but it is because Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; Truth isn't.

Life is infinitely stranger than anything which the mind of man could invent.

Stranger than 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.

For truth is always strange; stranger than fiction.

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

Stranger than fiction quote Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so some have entert

Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for in doing so some have entertained angels without knowing.

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

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.

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.

Stranger than fiction quote A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.

A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.

Youth is stranger than fiction.

Truth is stranger than fiction; fiction has to make sense.

Truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.

Stranger than fiction quote Success occurs when strangers become friends.

Success occurs when strangers become friends.

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.

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.

Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction.

Stranger than 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.

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Real life is much stranger than fiction, man.

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.

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.

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

Fiction is the truth inside the lie.

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.

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

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

Stranger than fiction quote We all start as strangers

We all start as strangers

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

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

Truth is more of a stranger than fiction.

Stranger than fiction quote The universe wrote fiction is us. Its called Fear.

The universe wrote fiction is us. Its called Fear.

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Tis strange,-but true; for truth is always strange; Stranger than fiction: if it could be told, How much would novels gain by the exchange! How differently the world would men behold!

Fact is stranger than fiction.

The truth is stranger than fiction . . . and often more incriminating.

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

Truth maybe stranger than fiction, but fiction is truer.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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