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Quotes of the Day for 8 February 2001 – Fantasies

Jules Verne was born on this day in 1828, and went on to invent what we know as science fiction. His absurd Fantasies have, of course, mostly come to pass. Please consider this a salute to the dreamers among us.

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The quotes:

Whatever one man is capable of conceiving, other men will be able to achieve.
     - Jules Verne

If one is lucky, a single fantasy can totally transform a million realities.
     - Maya Angelou

When I examine myself and my methods of thought, I come to the conclusion that the gift of fantasy has meant more to me than my talent for absorbing positive knowledge.
     - Albert Einstein

To be matter of fact about the world is to blunder into fantasy - and dull fantasy at that, as the real world is strange and wonderful.
     - Robert Anson Heinlein, 1907 - 1988

Fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities. Truth isn't.
     - Mark Twain


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