In times like these I always cheered myself up with a certain story. I forgot just when I first heard it, or who I heard it from… but, back when I was young it would...
He taught us that everyone has a good story and the more of others you understand, the better your grasp of human nature, a gift given great weight in my family.
To write is to reveal oneself.When I write something, fiction or non-fiction, I do not expect you to accept what I write, nor to agree with what I propose.I expect you to spend at least...
Magician is the best storyteller in the world.
It’s crazy how you hear the story of The Tortoise and the Hare while growing up, and assume it’s just a nice thing to tell kids—and then you start your career and watch it actually...
If there were a master of stupidity in this world, I would really love to listen to his success story.
I think back story can help guide your choices, but when you’re playing a scene, you’re not making choices; you’re just intuitive.
I don’t know: perhaps it’s a dream, all a dream. (That would surprise me.) I’ll wake, in the silence, and never sleep again. (It will be I?) Or dream (dream again), dream of a silence,...
If you wait, your heavenly Father will pick you up, carry you out into the night, and make your life sparkle. He wants to dazzle you with the wonder of his love.
If you’re not connected emotionally to a story, then you’re dead. You’re really just opening the door for people to lose interest and their minds to wander, for them to start picking it apart.
Wal-Mart is an amazing success story. What I particularly admire very much about the late Sam Walton was his policy of valuing his employees. Giving value to employees is very rare in the retail industry....
Sometimes a homeland becomes a tale. We love the story because it is about our homeland and we love our homeland even more because of the story.
Once upon a time, began the story of you.Many perilous, wonderful, harrowing, brilliant, delightful, profound things happened.And yet—the most exciting twists and best turns are yet to come. And it absolutely does not matter how...
Because I found myself telling the story of his family to people without the visual aids that I was able to employ by filming them eventually. But I very much knew exactly what I was...
In my books I try to tell a good story, not give messages.
Books wrote our life story, and as they accumulated on our shelves (and on our windowsills, and underneath our sofa, and on top of our refrigerator), they became chapters in it themselves.
She can paint a lovely picture, but this story has a twist. her paintbrush is a razor, and her canvas is her wrist.
Get lost in a story–in your dream fantasy…
People tell stories and it’s up to those who listen whether to believe or not.””Shouldn’t the storyteller believe it.””The storyteller should tell it.
Where story comes from, I don’t know. I know that I become obsessed with something. An idea, an image, a person, the way a person talks. And then something starts happening that I can’t explain,...
When I was a kid going to the movies, we’d go because Bogart was in the movie, or Cagney, or John Wayne. We didn’t know what the story was about or anything.
I have travelled all over the world and one thing that amazes me is that I can communicate with people. My story may be different but emotionally we are all the same.
I don’t think that science and the paranormal have to be at war; in fact, it’s crucial that they work together. It seems naïve to believe that the world is exactly as it seems.
I like the story writing process. I usually use someone who has been trained for structure to take the story that I actually want, place those elements in the right places.
I like a lot of independent brands – Melbourne’s Kloke, Handsom and Neuw Denim, and Bassike in Sydney. It’s easier to be proud of what you’re wearing if you’ve met the people behind the brand...
A good picture book should have events that are visually arresting – the pictures should call attention to what is happening in the story.
the lost sense that we play out our lives as part of a greater story
In a culture that is becoming ever more story-stupid, in which a representative of the Coca-Cola company can, with a straight face, pronounce, as he donates a collection of archival Coca-Cola commercials to the Library...
It was just the human story again, flowing through me as it did through everyone else, and I’d mistaken it as my own.p 284
You shouldn’t even be writing this story if you haven’t heard me play live. You can’t write with the passion you receive until you see a Dick Dale concert.
I always wanted to do an animated movie. I find it to be incredibly liberating as a way of telling a story.
The isolation spins its mysterious cocoon, focusing the mind on one place, one time, one rhythm – the turning of the light. The island knows no other human voices, no other footprints. On the Offshore...
It is your personal story that makes you relatable. Not assigning judgment, or pressing blame. Your story, wrapped in God, around his Word, and what he has done in your life will safely lead women...
Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark. Begin at the beginning. Tell Gregory a story. Make some light.
The people who’d made the system thus were jealous, not of money and not of power but of story. If their employees came home at day’s end with interesting stories to tell, it meant that...
How can a person deal with anxiety? You might try what one fellow did. He worried so much that he decided to hire someone to do his worrying for him. He found a man who...
Everyone has at least one story, and each of us is funny if we admit it. You have to admit you’re the funniest person you’ve ever heard of.
Stories are like spiders, with all they long legs, and stories are like spiderwebs, which man gets himself all tangled up in but which look pretty when you see them under a leaf in the...
Debt . . . . that peculiar nexus where money, narrative or story, and religious belief intersect, often with explosive force.
You have to have a plot too, you know? Because without it, your life is less of a story and more of an empty paper.
A closed book will lie there like a dead horse. But an open book will kick, buck, and bolt through perceived adventures like a wild and free stallion. So hold on.
I’d prefer her story than history.
I also know what looks good before the camera, how to move the camera, and how to get a story on the screen.
Novelists have always had complete freedom to pretty much tell their story any way they saw fit. And that’s what I’m trying to do.
With Groo, I try to do one story every book. Sometimes the stories are better if they go a little longer, and I choose to do it in four issues.
some stories are sudden like an inhale, some are overcoming like the tides, some, we name mistake, some are called lessons. Stories…tragic, romantic, comedy. We make them, they make us .
Every person I talk to has a story about how their smoke alarm went off or woke them up with a battery beeping. So you take it off the wall and you take the battery...
The first building she reached appeared to be an old barn. Only one young guard stood before its bolted door, staring at her with wide eyes, holding up his sword in defense, She heated his...
The ‘experimental’ writer, then, is simply following the story’s commands to the best of his human ability. The writer is not the story, the story is the story. See? Sometimes this is very hard to...
The story it told was unremarkable: a tale of love found and lost- the oldest story in the world. The only story.
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