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    In the current climate, things that are true, brave human stories become political.

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    In the degree that we remember and retell our stories and create new ones we become the authors, the authorities, of our own lives.

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    In the early stages of creation of both art and science, everything in the mind is a story.

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    In the end all collaborations are love stories.

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    In the digital age of "overnight" success stories such as Facebook, the hard slog is easily overlooked.

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    In the era of big brains, life stories could end up any which way. Look at mine.

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    In the end we are all separate: our stories, no matter how similar, come to a fork and diverge. We are drawn to each other because of our similarities, but it is our differences we must learn to respect.

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    In the frantic search for an elusive 'cure,' few researchers stand back and ask a very basic question: why does cancer exist? What is its place in the grand story of life?

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    In The Jack Daniels Sessions, folktales and modern landscapes collide, exploding and reforming in the form of an intriguing and intelligent collection. Cotman seizes the stories of tired tradition and galvanizes them, setting them to dance for us in wonderful, new interpretations.

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    In the old days, I just could not leave characters alone. Now I just try to keep the ones that still have something in the way of stories to tell.

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    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.

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    In the night, I hear 'em talk. Coldest story ever told. Somewhere far along this road he lost his soul.

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    In the original novel [ Anthem], the story unfolds in the mind of a single character. Maybe that's why Ayn Rand called the work a poem.

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    In the process of deeply accepting our own inner experience, instead of being identified with a story of a limited self, we realize the compassion and wakefulness that is our essence.

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    In the private system and the private schools, the principal is pretty much a dictator. He or she can hire whoever s/he wants. Of course, in the movie, in the story, she makes a mistake by hiring him. But, if she doesn't, I have no story.

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    In the Seventies, a lot of executions via electric chair failed because of technical problems. Seed tells the true story of someone who survived and sought revenge. They buried him alive to make it seem he was dead.

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    In the stories of extravagant grace given to us by Jesus, there are no loopholes disqualifying us from God's love.

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    In the story, I think as an actor you're just trying to fit into the world.

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    In the villages in Europe, there are still healers who tell stories.

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    In the whole story of Jesus Christ, the most important event is the resurrection.

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    In the world of classical ballet there are only a handful of story ballets, so getting a new one is cause for excitement.

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    In the world of form, everything changes and evolves. So, there was a certain evolution of the teaching. Different pointers came in, different stories, different approaches to the truth, which always is the same.

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    In the writing process, the more a story cooks, the better.

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    In the war room, love? What if someone comes in?” I stood and removed his shirt. “Then they’ll have a good story to tell.” “Good?” He adopted the pretense of being offended. “Prove me wrong.

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    In the whole story of the world, bananas have never once been a special treat.

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    In this part of the story I am the one who dies, the only one, and I will die of love because I love you, because I love you, Love, in fire and in blood.

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    In this life we love who we love. There were some stories in which facts were very nearly irrelevant.

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    In TV, you can really get into not only great characters, but also the relationships. There are all of the backstories and all of the relationships that you have with every person in your life, and the relationships those people have with each other. It's just more dense and there's more time to tell stories.

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    In western countries, there are roles written for older actors. Films are made on them, including love stories.

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    I often learn more about myself from listening to the life story of a friend than I do reflecting on my own story.

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    I often wonder if you wrote your memoir today, if your life story would be lived on the edge of possibility, if you held wonder in one hand and courage in the other and truly believed that anything was possible.

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    I only know one story. But oftentimes small pieces seem to be stories themselves.

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    I once started a detective story to make money—but I couldn't get the murder to take place! At the end of three chapters I was still describing the characters and the milieu, so I thought, this is not going to work. No corpse!

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    I only produce things that have so much in common with what I like. I wanna understand what I'm doing. I wanna understand the instincts that are going to inform the story.

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    I only like naturalistic stories. I love short, fantastic stories that cast a spell over the reader, that transport you instantly to another place with another set of rules, somewhere imagined by someone else.

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    I prefer short stories, but publishers would, of course, rather that writers produce novels, since novels are still more commercially viable.

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    I personally adore origin stories - they're so intriguing, learning what shaped and formed a character.

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    I prefer playing characters that are going through turmoil. Most movie characters are just in service to the story.

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    I prefer to focus on the future. There are a lot of new stories to be heard.

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    I pray for meaning. I pray for the limits of reality to become clear. For a world – and a type of being – that makes sense. I pray for a life after death that is not like this life. I pray for the end of mystery. What would a life be like with all the mysteries solved? If there were no questions, there’d be no stories. If there were no stories, there’d be no language. If there was no language there’d be no . . . What?

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    I prefer a story that has the good sense to stay on the page where it belongs. - Elinor

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    I prefer to speak of 'interdimensionals' rather than 'extraterrestrials' because the latter has connotations of 'little green men' and all the other cliché responses. Nor does it tell the full story.

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    I practiced on the greatest model of storytelling we've got, which is "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey." I told those stories many, many times.

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    I probably get more inspiration for human stories and idiosyncrasies than I do animal stories.

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    I probably have reported, probably more about the unusual animal death stories then anyone else on this planet.

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    I probably have less revision than those who have that wonderful rush of story to tell - you know, I can't wait to tell you what happened the other day. It comes tumbling out and maybe then they go back and refine. I kind of envy that way of working, but I just have never done it.

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    I probably write the same story a hundred different ways. I suppose right now I am looking for the 101st different way to write that same story. And the 102nd, and 103rd and 111th and 133rd.

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    I read all these stories that I don't know anything about politics. But I must know something. I've had some good victories in Congress, and I've survived this town for four years.

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    I rarely return to characters. My characters, at least most of them, are much more a part of that superorganism that is the story than separate and independent creatures.

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    I read some of my stories recently and thought, 'How in the hell did I get away with that?' I had some really raw cynicism in some of them.