Fascination Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old fascination quotes, fascination sayings, and fascination proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

There is a fascination with fear. It grabs our attention.     

Bernard Beckett

Fascinations breeds preparedness, and preparedness, survival.     

Peter Benchley

Fascination is a key to productivity; it unites experiences; it is even its own reward.     

Erving Polster

For me the fascination with biography is the life of the individual in the context of history.     

Rachel Holmes

The fascination of shooting as a sport depends almost wholly on whether you are at the right or wrong end of the gun.     

P. G. Wodehouse

Fascination is one step beyond interest. Interested people want to know if it works. Fascinated people want to learn how it works.     

Jim Rohn

The fascination of what's difficult has dried the sap out of my veins, and rent spontaneous joy and natural content out of my heart.     

William Butler Yeats

The thing that's between us is fascination, and the fascination resides in our being alike. Whether you're a man or a woman, the fascination resides in finding out that we're alike.     

Marguerite Duras

Learn how to turn frustration into fascination. You will learn more being fascinated by life than you will by being frustrated by it.     

Jim Rohn

The deep fascination with the mysterious, and the impulse to seek and locate ourselves in the cosmic context, seems to be imprinted in our DNA and psyches.     

Priyamvada Natarajan

A modern fascination with the fantastic seems to come along every couple of generations, usually at a point when we're future saturated.     

Steve Erickson

There is a universal fascination with the living dead. There is more to a zombie story that a bunch of corpses attacking the living. The real power of such a story lies with the undercurrent of hopelessness compounded by a very real instinct to survive.     

Julie Ann Dawson

Fame and secrecy are the high and low ends of the same fascination.     

Don DeLillo

Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

People like scary stories. There's a fascination with fear themes, and we want to face those things in a weird, subconscious way.     

Mel Gibson

In each life, no matter how it's lived, there is cause for fascination and often delight.     

Hugh Massingberd

My fascination with letting images repeat and repeat - or in film's case 'run on' - manifests my belief that we spend much of our lives seeing without observing.     

Andy Warhol

I think everyone has some fascination with what's outside our existence. It's a constant journey to find the truth.     

Nicholas Lea

Our fascination with weather: its caprices and changes as an antidote to the eternal repetition of daily life; a helpful illusion of novelty.     

Derren Brown

My fascination is broadly with biology and the fact that our increased understanding of biology allows for breakthroughs in a broad set of diseases.     

Bill Gates

Prison has a universal fascination. It's a real-life horror story because, given the right set of circumstances, anyone could find themselves behind bars.     

Wentworth Miller

Actually loneliness has a kind of fascination; it's a state of egotistical, inner grace that you can achieve only by standing guard on old, forgotten roads that no one travels anymore.     

Arturo Pérez-Reverte

Some of us will admit to a simple fascination with the inner world for its own sake, a fascination with no further goal than the thrill of discovery, the pleasure of engaging the mysterious, dark ground of our own nature.     

Sandra Lee Dennis

Flirting with the dark side has always had it's fascination. Because you learn, and there's wisdom there. Escpecially with the post-Freudian era with the young, the shadow is ninety percent gold. You hold treasures there that you need to learn about yourself to be a whole person.     

Edward Herrmann

Part of the fascination that photography holds is its ability to unlock secrets kept even from ourselves. Like dreams, the photograph can uncork a heady bouquet of recognition which can escape into the cognitive world.     

Jack Welpott

Fantasy consists in a morbid fascination with unrealities, which secretly transforms itself into a desire to make them real. Imagination is a form of intellectual control, which presents us with the image of unrealities in order that we should understand and feel distanced from them. In imagination we dominate; in fantasy, we are dominated.     

Roger Scruton

What a delighted fascination it is, to stand aside and watch our dearest friend perform on stage without us.     

Richard Bach

Fascination with the psychic - or the psychological - can be a dangerous sidetrack on any spiritual path.     


The peculiar fascination of the brain lies in the fact that there is probably no other object of scientific enquiry about which we know at once so much and yet understand so little.     

Gerd Sommerhoff

There is a fascination about crime, which is understandable, but hardly anyone talks about the families of victims of violent crime and the devastation that is beyond the victim alone.     

Werner Herzog