Best 6 569 of Stories quotes - MyQuotes
My dad and mom were, they would take what were popular hits, and lip-sync to them with puppets and do a ridiculous story.
Lucy Lawless presented a couple of the awards. And, when I walked off the stage with her after one of them, she said "Oh, I want to introduce you to my friend Madeleine," and that's how I met Madeleine. I realize that's a ridiculous story.
No one's going to go see the story of Othello going to get a peaceful divorce.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Recording stories is a way of honoring the faculty of memory, even if it's recorded, outsourcing memory to technology.
I often learn more about myself from listening to the life story of a friend than I do reflecting on my own story.
Don't be his story. Don't be anyone else's story. Be your own story. Protect yourself.
I love stories about artificial intelligence, and post-humanity, so I'm thinking along those lines.
The ambitions we have will become the stories we live.
I was filling entire school notebooks with stories by Grade 3. Of course, they were double-spaced, and the handwriting was huge.
I love the opportunity to tell the story about the characters through the music.
Gus knew. Gus knows. I will not tell you our love story, because—like all real love stories—it will die with us, as it should. I'd hoped that he'd be eulogizing me.
In the past, if you did film, you couldn't do stage, and if you did film, you certainly didn't do television. You had to pick what you wanted to be. Now it seems like we can bounce around, not only between genres, but between mediums, and I like that. I like change and I like a good story.
The research period of a film is the most exciting part of the process, and filming is sometimes a letdown because when you're dealing with biopic material, the real thing is always much more intricate than the story told in the film.
Who am I? I am the spine that the mountains hang upon! I am the tears that the rivers cry! I am the lungs that breathe the wind! I am the wolf that kills the stag, the hawk that kills the mouse, the spider that kills the fly! I am the stag, the mouse and the fly that are eaten! I am the snake of the world devouring its tail! I am everything untamed and untameable!
Writing a novel is always complicated, it's not like you snap your fingers and go, 'Ah, I know what I'll write'. For me, a lot of the time, I have to write and as I write, I learn about the story.
The length of novels, poems and stories, is measured by the number of missing words; a thousand pages become one, one becomes a thousand.
Every time a story about me appears in a newspaper, I am injured professionally.
There's a rule for what makes good fantasy work, and it's as strange as any riddle ever posed in a fairy tale: In fantasy, you can do anything; and therefore, the one thing you must not do is 'just anything.' Why? Because in a story where anything can happen and anything can be true, nothing matters. You have no reason to care what happens. It's all arbitrary, and arbitrary isn't interesting.
There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you.
I hope telling stories though 'Making a Difference' - as in my academic work and nonprofit work - will help me to live my grandmother's adage of 'Life is not about what happens to you, but about what you do with what happens to you.'
I'm a minor player in my own life story.
Have your adventures, make your mistakes, and choose your friends poorly -- all these make for great stories.
It is important that artists are not outside the equation, we don't stand on the sidelines. Artists are part of the story of a response, we cannot stand aside and let others make the response.
When you decide to make a film, it's imperative that it's a story you just have to tell...no matter what. If so, then dive in. It won't be 'work'...it will be a thrilling, deeply satisfying experience.
Brian K. Vaughan
I don't start a story until I know where it's going to end.
People ask me all the time, "Where do your ideas come from?" So, to clear up this question...I keep my ideas inside the mind of a tiny man who is tied up in my closet!
Some stories remain incomplete but they are beautiful.
The living Web unfolds in time, and as we see each daily revelation we experience its growth as a story.
Narrative identity takes part in the story's movement, in the dialectic between order and disorder
I don't think crucifixion is the answer. I believe in the resurrection. I like that part of the story.
If books/stories and movies are going to be judge as for the personality of people so... Doctor Sleep and Nightmares and Dreamscapes... should make Stephen King the world top1 insane person, ever lived in the world.
Don't have stories; have sentences.
There is a value to moving more slowly through a story.
There are a thousand weird untold stories in the Australian film industry, this has been one of them.
A story isn't a charcoal sketch, where every stroke lies on the surface to be seen. It's an oil painting, filled with layers that the author must uncover so carefully to show its beauty.
It's hard to imagine that our love is a story with an end. But you know, at least I'm getting some really good songs out of it
The history of the United States is the story of people of many backgrounds.
Edward Everett Hale
For all mankind that unstained scroll unfurled, Where God might write anew the story of the World.
he beauty of this world [of comics] is there are so many stories to tell, and there's so many wonderful characters. Wonderful characters we haven't even begun to introduce - it's a world that is infinitely expandable.
I had a calling, this is what happened, I've explained the story many times. I've had my priest on, I've had atheists on. When I explain my conversion to atheists, my personal series of events, they go, "Oh, alright.
Only cinema narrows its concern down to its content, that is to its story. It should, instead, concern itself with its form, its structure.
The New York Times has had fake stories. CBS has had fake stories. And now Newsweek had a fake story. You realize the only one that hasn't had to print a retraction is the National Inquirer
Stories don’t always have happy endings.
This packrat has learned that what the next generation will value most is not what we owned, but the evidence of who we were and the tales of how we loved. In the end, it's the family stories that are worth the storage.
No matter what your deconstructionist professors told you, there is such a thing as human nature. People know how people are. Human nature dictates that most of us will tend to follow the same steps and missteps when solving a large problem. Therefore, stories will feel more natural if heroes tend to follow those same steps and missteps.
The first author I remember being obsessed by, actually realizing 'I like the way he writes and I like the way he tells stories,' was C.S. Lewis and the 'Narnia' books.
Orson Scott Card
If it isn't a wonderful story first, who cares how "important" it is?
I love acting. I love play-acting. I love pretending. I love telling stories so whether they be comedic or serious or whatever, it doesn't really matter to me. I enjoy telling a good story. I have it all in me.
I don’t think I would ever want to be a writer of detective stories - but I would like to be a detective and there is a large deal of detection in the short story.
It is at a time like this, when crisis threatens the stomach, that the French display the most sympathetic side of their nature. Tell them stories of physical injury or financial ruin and they will either laugh or commiserate politely. But tell them you are facing gastronomic hardship, and they will move heaven and earth and even restaurant tables to help you.