Five great quotations about fiction

“Why shouldn’t truth be stranger than fiction? Fiction, after all, has to make sense.” – Mark Twain

“The good ended happily, the bad unhappily. That is what fiction means.” – Oscar Wilde

“Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Fiction is the truth inside the lie.” – Stephen King

“Fiction is not a dream. Nor is it guess work. It is imagining based on facts, and the facts must be accurate or the work of imagining will not stand up.” – Margaret Culkin Banning