Best 929 of Story quotes - MyQuotes
Daniel H. Wilson
And now the story begins for the last time.
A. D. Posey
The gift of knowledge is empowering, but the gift of wisdom is life-changing.
We're all born an empty page.
A. D. Posey
How could people not believe in magic when the whole world is made of it?
Rachel Naomi Remen
The best stories have many meanings; their meaning changes as our capacity to understand and appreciate meaning grows.
Serious people make a decision to read your fully story before they write you off. Don't worry about those who don't have time to know you.
Lailah Gifty Akita
The life of the spirit is enfold in great literature.
Some people love their story that much even if it's of their own misery, even if it ties them to unhappiness, or they don't know how to stop telling it. Maybe it's about loving coherence more than comfort, but it might also be about fear—you have to die a little to be reborn, and death comes first, the death of a story, a familiar version of yourself
I'm not much of a believer in the so-called character study; I think that in the end, the story should always be the boss.
A. D. Posey
To my words: There was once a wall between us. Now we walk together and greet the world.
Love is infinite. Grief can lead to love. Love can lead to grief. Grief is a love story told backward just as love is a grief story told backward.
Billy Marshall Stoneking
Too many film schools, as well as any number of screenwriting gurus and an obscene number of how-to-write tomes, have made a business of catering to fledgling screenwriters and filmmakers by exploiting their belief that the only thing standing between them and an Oscar is the right kind of knowledge. If only one knew enough, one could easily become rich and famous. Unfortunately, almost all are susceptible to that eternal malady – “that last great infirmity of the soul” – which is FAME. And whilst I don’t deny the value of technical knowledge, such knowledge matters very little if the story one is trying to tell doesn’t matter, either because it’s incoherent or simply because it fails to make us care.
Live life so well that, even if you die, the empty seats behind you will tell the story that, "yea, this soul did what God sent him/her to do". Give life and hope into your family, village, community, country, continent and the world at large. You can do it!
When unconscious storytelling becomes out default, we often keep tripping over the same issue, staying down when we fall, and having different versions of the same problem in our relationships--we've got the story on repeat. Burton explains that our brains like predictable storytelling. He writes, "In effect, well-oiled patterns of observation encourage our brains to compose a story that we expect to hear.
A. D. Posey
The only thing a closed book is good for is a table that wobbles. Be an open book.
If you are present, then you can see that you give yourself presents in each moment that you can unwrap and thoroughly enjoy - the amazing world around us that we can explore, each incredible detail, the lives, and the stories we tell ourselves or experience so that we can feel what it's like to be human, the things we can learn from an interaction, about ourselves as well as everything and everyone else. Everyone is here in their own story, writing the script as they go, living the movie picture.... choosing who to meet, what to do, how to react to each new experience. We each find our own tools to help us traverse the terrain of each particular part of our journeys. It cannot be right to judge another, or yourself, for we are all at different stages, or on different stages. We do as we need to according to where and how we find ourselves, but the more you realise that you actually put yourself exactly where you are in each moment, the more your eyes will widen. You are an amazing Being playing the game of life - your attitude makes all the difference.
Every character in a story, I thought when I had folded up the phone, has both a purpose and a secret purpose.
I give myself a good cry if I need it. But then I concentrate on all the good things still in my life. On the people who are coming to see me. On the stories I'm going to hear. On you - if it's Tuesday. Because we're Tuesday people.
Stories were made up and spun in the evenings in rooms smelling of melting lard and fried onions, village halls, smoky taverns, roadhouses, crofts, tar kilns, forest homesteads and border watchtowers. Tales were spun and told. About war. About heroism and chivalry. About friendship and hatred. About wickedness and betrayal. About faithful and genuine love, about the love that always triumphs. About the crimes and punishments that always befall criminals. About justice that is always just. About truth, which always rises to the surface like oil. Tales were told; people rejoiced in them. Enjoyed the fairy-tale fictions. Because, indeed, all around, in real life, things happened entirely back to front.
You don’t need to be a poet, a performer, a writer, or a journalist to tell your story powerfully. You do, however, need to elevate your language in ways that will bring your story to life clearly and imaginatively for others.
It is the sweat of the servants that make their squire look smart.
A. D. Posey
I’d rather be a fool than afraid.
We are all the construction of a story and it is only at the end that we can assess the value of the plot. ("Everybody his story")
Come up here. Tell us your story.
Fail soon so that you can succeed sooner.
If you write then you are reborn because by writing about the moment, you can relive it for a second time.
I thought I detected a bit of wonder in his voice, that he'd like to become part of a story, any story.
Cindee Snider Re
...story is where hope begins.
Enemies are people who's story you haven't heard, or who's face you haven't seen.
In the absence of a story or foundation that gives hope or meaning, life has become a never-ending quest for pleasure and experience. Instead of being good, people want to feel good.
It ain’t much of a story, but I don’t feel like tellin it at the moment. Maybe a different night under different stars. These ones are too hopeful.
Sus palabras eran el extintor de incendios que acababa de apagar una discreta llama: la historia que inconcientemente Francisca había comenzado a escribir en su cabeza.
Words are better than weapons, wisdom is better than war.
She can paint a lovely picture, but this story has a twist. her paintbrush is a razor, and her canvas is her wrist.
There were thousands of households throughout that city and there was something happening in all of them. There was some kind of story in each, but self-contained. No one else knew. No one else cared.
People shouldn't just talk about you, they should tell your tales.
The Irish way of telling a story is a complex and elaborate one, complete with wild exaggerations, a certain delight in improbable fantasy, and a heightened sense of drama.
A story just isn't a story without a dragon.
Who are we if not the stories we pass down? What happens when there's no one left to tell those stories? To hear them? Who will ever know that I existed? What if we are the only ones left -- who will know our stories then? Who will remember those?
Remember each new day you get to turn a page in your life and write your own story. So how do you choose to write it?
Forgiveness can be bittersweet. It contains the sweetness of the release of a story that has caused us pain, but also the poignant reminder that even our dearest relationships change over the course of a lifetime.
The unknown characters of writing seem to be endowed with an evil of life of their own as though sentient, and fain would wrest themselves forth from the parchment and wreak mischief on whomsoever gazes upon them.
Most cowgirls are natural storytellers, their art honed by years of practice. . . . It serves as entertainment; it also preserves the humor and value of a unique way of life.
With discipline, you can lose weight, you can excel in work, you can win the war.
A. D. Posey
Comedians are people who embarrass themselves in style.
In any game, the game itself is the prize, no matter who wins, ultimately both lose the game.
Story should be a descent -- the feeling that there is an intense gravity to the narrative that draws you down, down, down.
Power does not pardon, power punishes.
A. D. Posey
Have the courage to walk in truth, the strength to love always, and the integrity to never stray away from doing so.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Writing is a holy occupation.