"All that non-fiction can do is answer questions. It's fiction's business to ask them."
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"It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels."
"The only reason for the existence of a novel is that it does attempt to represent life."
"The time-honored bread-sauce of the happy ending."
"Fiction is the truth inside the lie."
"All great novels, all true novels, are bisexual."
"No matter how ephemeral it is, a novel is something, while despair is nothing."
"The really great novel tends to be the exact negative of its author's life."
"Writing fiction has become a priestly business in countries that have lost their faith."
"The good ended happily, and the bad unhappily. That is what Fiction means."
"Fidelity. A virtue peculiar to those who are about to be betrayed."
"I have been faithful to thee, Cynara, in my fashion."
"Matrimonial devotion doesn't seem to suit her notion."
"An ideal wife is one who remains faithful to you but tries to be just as charming as if she weren't."
"Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity."
"Constancy is the complement of all other human virtues."
"Just as courage imperils life; fear protects it."
"Comfort zones are plush lined coffins. When you stay in your plush lined coffins, you die."
"A fighter has to know fear."
"The first and great commandment is, Don't let them scare you."
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