Quotation Explorer - 'Story'

Fiction and non-fiction are only different techniques of story telling. For reasons I do not fully understand, fiction dances out of me. Non-fiction is wrenched out by the aching, broken world I wake up to every morning. - Arundhati Roy
What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story, And the greatest good is little enough: for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
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. - Nema Al-Araby
Readers often tell me after they've read the books, they find it difficult to sum up the plot in a simple way. My response is, "It's a story about the love a father shares for his daughter. All the rest is just filler."- MJ Mancini, on his best-selling trilogy, "Revelation". - M.J. Mancini
The world is drowned in silence, who will tell your story ? Who tells doesn't know you and who knows, cannot say it. - Syed Azeem Bukhari
Curiosity is the intellectual need to answer questions and close open patterns. Story plays to this universal desire by doing the opposite, posing questions and opening situations. - Robert McKee
Commercial fiction writing where my bread is buttered is fairly straightforward. The writing is simply efficiency and story. The more you have of one the less you need of the other. - Joe Ducie
In Paris, where raillery is so quick to throw emotion out the window, silence, in a roomful of clever people after a story, is the most flattering of all marks of success - Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly
You must become the producer, director and actor in the unfolding story of your life. - Wayne W. Dyer
The story writes you as much as you write it. And the process of re-writing isn't so much a quest to re-write the story as it is to re-write the writer. - Billy Marshall Stoneking
If life is a poem, be the poet. If life is a story, be the author. If life is an adventure, be the hero. To live any other way is a waste of this experience we call life. - Steve Maraboli
It’s always more than just a story. - A.D. Posey
We must question the story logic of having an all-knowing all-powerful God, who creates faulty Humans, and then blames them for his own mistakes. - Gene Roddenberry
One recalls the literary writer who, after grasping a story of a Mars voyage as a metaphor for isolation and the precariousness of relationships, realized that at a deeper, more subtle level it might even be a story about an actual trip to Mars! - Michael Flynn
How can life end in the middle of the story? Because life always does. - Linda Grant
A book is simply a snap shot of the full story. - Erica Goros
I'll walk through the fireWith my head lifted highAnd my spirit revivedIn Your story - Hillsong
I love books. I love that moment when you can open one and sink into it. You can escape from the world, into a story that's way more interesting than yours will ever be. - Elizabeth Scott
I say fuck the old advice 'show, don't tell.' It's called story TELLING for a reason, and I'll stick to it! - Ashly Lorenzana
It’s not so much about writing the story of Christmas itself, as ingenious as it is. In reality, it’s much more about writing the story of Christmas into the story of life so that it will become the story of life. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I share my secrets with the moon, She talks about her love story with the sun & I share all my dreams about you. - Nikki Rowe
Your life is a story. Write the one you want to read. - A.D. Posey
In order to master compassion, you have to spend time getting to know monsters. When you can do that you will see that there are no monsters, only people that acted like monsters because no one gave them the time or compassion to hear their story. - Shannon L. Alder
The voices in my head wouldn't shut up, so I let them write their story. - Shandy L. Kurth
There is always some distortion in the re-telling of any story. - Marty Rubin
To achieve in life is A hard story, But that shouldn’t scare you. - Auliq Ice
My story can move fast, as I can't, it can have a reasonable and perhaps perfect solution, as mine can't. A solution that is somehow satisfying, as my personal solution never can be. - Patricia Highsmith
Why, Sir, if you were to read Richardson for the story, your impatience would be so much fretted that you would hang yourself. But you must read him for the sentiment, and consider the story as only giving occasion to the sentiment. - Samuel Johnson
You can't write a sory until you've felt. Breathe it in. Walked with your characters. Talked with them. That's why you come here. To live your story. - Angelica Banks
If an idiot were to tell you the same story every day for a year, you would end by believing it. - Horace Mann
Your story may not have such a happy beginning but that does not make you who you are, it is the rest of it- who you choose to be - Soothsayer from Kung Fu Panda 2
My original intent was to write a horror story about someone who loses his mind and slowly begins to unravel. The story, as I envisioned it, would evoke horror within the context of psychological decay, entropy. - Jupiter Cutter
A story must be told or there'll be no story, yet it is the untold stories that are most moving. - J.R.R. Tolkien
(On his family) It's an unusual story but then again, you show me a family and I'll show you an unusual story.
You are the writer of your life story; so don’t forget to write the best one. - Debasish Mridha
This is my life... my story... my book. I will no longer let anyone else write it; nor will I apologize for the edits I make. - Steve Maraboli
There's a magic to letting a story and its people unfold with witchcraft and late nights and walks in the woods. You don't lead a story. You follow it. - Kate Inglis
I'm rambling again. Wandering off the point. But this is the true story of my wasted life... - Mordecai Richler
Everyone has a story with coca-cola people like Wayne Dyer even and people like Alan Rickman and many other people, so... they are dead so you can take it Coca-Cola is part of the history! - Deyth Banger
There are days when writing is within my power and a story unfolds along a course I've already chosen. And then there are days when the words breathe on their own and take me by the hand, leading me along unfathomed paths. Either way, the end result is this author's fairytale. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Love a girl and she will give you a story to tell,Love a woman and she will give you a novel to pen... - Dinesh Kumar Biran
Dreams are like drama, they unfold the story on the stage. - Debasish Mridha
People won't see Imagination in something that doesn't relate to their experience because of their own mental limitations. I want people to escape the expected and ordinary, to escape the regular expectations of a story, and truly step into a different world of literature. - Lionel Suggs
Life is an adventurous story filled with triumph and tragedy. - Debasish Mridha
A good story will always outlive the truth. - Marty Rubin
Never make a judgment on a one sided story because people may tell you what they want you to hear, rather than what you need to hear. - Gugu Mona
The story became a cloud, and the cloud a sheet of rain, and rain fell throughout the empire. - Alice Hoffman
A man with a good story is practically a king. - José Eduardo Agualusa
It's not a romance, it's a love story. - Sadie Jones
If we allow our "high creativity" to remain alive, we will never be bored. We can pray, standing in line at the super market. Or we can be lost in awe at all the people around us, their lives full of glory and tragedy, and suddenly we will have the beginnings of a painting, a story, a song. - Madeleine L'Engle
A picture may tell a thousand words but it doesn't tell a story - Thomas Wright
Freedom begins the moment you realize someone else has been writing your story and it's time you took the pen from his hand and started writing it yourself. - Bill Moyers
When life gives you the gift of a great story, to not partake in the telling of that story would be a crime against humanity. - A.D. Posey
Each story provides a beginning, a middle and an end, the trick is, never seperate them through the chapters or you'll miss the meaning of the entire book. - Nikki Rowe
Writing a story is like ruling the world. Except it's even better. How many rulers out there that you know can tell people what they say? - VanillaCreamPie8888
People forget that there's two sides to every story. Of course somebody is going to tell the side of it that makes them look good and exaggerate the rest to make everyone else look bad. - David Reeves
Hatred seems to work on the same glands as love: it even produces the same actions. If we had not been taught how to interpret the story of the Passion, would we have been able to say from their actions alone whether it was the jealous Judas or the cowardly Peter who loved Christ? - Graham Greene
Every heart has a unique story to tell. We just need a mind to listen. - Debasish Mridha
Be my bedtime story and the thoughts that won't let me fall asleep. Be the conversation that I always have in my head at 3 AM and that beautiful voice that never lets me sleep. - Akshay Vasu
The best endings resonate because they echo a word, phrase, or image from earlier in the story, and the reader is prompted to think back to that reference and speculate on a deeper meaning. - James Plath
There's no reason to worryI started brand new story - Rocky13
Your only responsibility as a writer is to be true to the story that has chosen you as its writer. - Jean Little
Some dark nights hide the cruelest of secrets. Such are the tales of the dark shadows hidden in that old castle in a distant land. The story of ages started with a classic; highlighting the infamous monster made out of a man. - Adhish Mazumder
When we all pass from this life and gather on the other side, the only thing each of us will have is his own story to tell. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Life is like a story, when all the resolution is resolved, you heave a sigh of relief. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A good presentation = Conviction + Story + Message. Subject does not matter. - Aayush Jain
When all your efforts are channeled through a common canal for progress, no condition can alter a single sentence of your success story! Dream it; Drive it; Be in focus! - Israelmore Ayivor
IN THE END, THE JOURNEY OF THE STORY BEGINS - Goitsemang Mvula
The story of life is quicker than the wink of an eye, the story of love is hello and goodbye...until we meet again - Jimi Hendrix
After all answering "mmm" or silence in the story "The story in the Jail", it's shown that isn't the best idea. - Deyth Banger
I want to lay under the blanket of sky and laugh while the stars wink and we write our story. - A.D. Posey
The words we construct, the poems we write and the songs we sing, become the love story of a stranger we have never seen. - M.F. Moonzajer
I decided that a story was anything that I made up that kept the reader turning the pages or watching, and did not leave the reader or the viewer feeling cheated at the end. - Neil Gaiman
Love your story. - A.D. Posey
To tell a love story true, a romance writer must bare hearts, souls and bodies. - Chris Lange
This is the story of a girl gone mad while trying to find a little bit of love. - Charlotte Eriksson
We all want to feel like the most beautiful woman in the room, to be chosen and loved forever. The Cinderella story gives us hope of our impossible dreams becoming true. - Beth M Jones
A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled. - Raymond Chandler
We do not see things as they are, nor do we even see them as we are, but only as we believe our story to have been. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Good writing is remembering detail. Most people want to forget. Don't forget things that were painful or embarrassing or silly. Turn them into a story that tells the truth. - Paula Danziger
I also able to graciously survive the PhD from the grace, which comes from prayer, bible reading, extensive story reading, fasting, fellowship, listen to music, daily dance and sacred writing. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It used to be that a novel would put you among people, tell you a story or stories, give you some sense of what it might be like to see a different cut-out and perspective of the world: as a schoolteacher, an adulteress, the wife of a member of Parliament, an officer, a cockroach. - Michael Hofmann
A myth is a story that is "more than true." Many stories are true because one person, somewhere, at some time, lived it. But a myth is more than true because it is lived by all of us, at some level. It's a story that connects and speaks to us all. - Lisa Seger
Love and Friendship, when you have them or lose them they are much like the Greek story of Icarus...You can make you feel like you're soaring above the clouds with happiness when you have them or feel like you are plummeting to the depths of hell with despair when you lose them. - Anonymous
And then they bid their final goodbye which marked the end of their story. And beginning of two new stories. - Crestless Wave
Someone told me the delightful story of the crusader who put a chastity belt on his wife and gave the key to his best friend for safekeeping, in case of his death. He had ridden only a few miles away when his friend, riding hard, caught up with him, saying 'You gave me the wrong key! - Anaïs Nin
It's so much more than a child's story. - on LIFE Today. - Matt Chandler
Life is not a dream to be dreamed but a story to be written. - Debasish Mridha
The magic of each day lives in the unknown. It's waking up as one person, and accepting that when night falls, we may be someone else entirely. So, when you ask what my story is, forgive me----I'm not quite sure yet. - J. Raymond
A story has value whether it's true or not. - Marty Rubin
Sharing your story is a courageous step towards healing your own heart. - Lynda Cheldelin Fell
PANTOMIME, n. A play in which the story is told without violence to the language. The least disagreeable form of dramatic action. - Ambrose Bierce
Story always tells us more than the mere words, and that is why we love to write it, and to read it. - Madeleine L'Engle
Objective truth is difficult to come by, and even if you have it, what you can pass on to the next person is the story that you tell about it. In order for truth to be recognized as true, it has to be wrapped in plausibility. Just the same as lies. (" Daniel Abraham - Another Word: Plausibility and Truth
the lost sense that we play out our lives as part of a greater story - David Whyte
A good story or a book is all about it's power to hold it's readers still till the very last word of it's climax - complexity in language, dialogues, descriptions, everything else is secondary! - Mehek Bassi
And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world. - Robert Frost
The greatest untold story is the evolution of God. - G.I. Gurdjieff
We are all born as storytellers. Our inner voice tells the first story we ever hear. - Kamand Kojouri
No guts, no story. - Chris Brady
Not everything can stand the test of time, but a story can. - A.D. Posey
The moral of the story is even though that seemed like the end of the world back then, right now I can look back on it and laugh. And if anyone is going through something similar right now just know it will get better. - Phil Lester
All life is only allegory and the real story is not here... - Richard Flanagan
When people walk away from you, let them go. Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn't mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over. - Tony McCollum
Who lives inside your head? The hero of your story OR The victim of someone else's? - Tony Curl
A story is inside of us all. Each word and sentence is alive and we grace the pages to keep it from dying. - Aisha Mirza
If you have a story inside you but don't know where to start, look within and write from the heart, for the heart will never steer you wrong. - Shanda Trofe Write from the Heart
I was sixteen, and I honestly believed that I was due a love story. - Sara Barnard
Whoever tells the best story shapes the culture. - Erwin Raphael McManus
You stole my story and something's got to be done about it. - Stephen King
You can't summarize a story or a life. The story, the life, is the summary. - Marty Rubin
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", great story, great film. - Deyth Banger
As white snowflakes fall quietly and thickly on a winter day, answers to prayer will settle down upon you at every step you take, even to your dying day. The story of your life will be the story of prayer and answers to prayer. - Ole Hallesby
Description is the color in the canvas of your story. - M. Kirin
It is the writer's job to craft a story so compelling that strangers will pay to hear it. - Seeley James
Sometimes losses in life are not losses at all. They are simply the evidence God provides, in order to build a story so profound, that it will cause social change. - Shannon L. Alder
Our thoughts are just a story our mind tell us. - Romina Avila
We must rip the foundations out from under all the bastions of human reasoning that say, "I don't need God!" We must demolish every non-God story of life. We must pulverize every God-is-not-good life narrative. - James MacDonald
I am not protecting myself or preaching you my story, Reasons will be many but life will move on even in painful journey. - Santosh Kalwar
You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living. - A.E. van Vogt
For me, the short story is not a character sketch, a mouse trap, an epiphany, a slice of suburban life. It is the flowering of a symbol center. It is a poem grafted onto sturdier stock. - William H. Gass
When will you be brave enough to recognize your success story? - andrea T Goeglein
Everyone is necessarily the hero of his own life story. - John Barth
Don't be afraid to write and share your story with the reading world! Find your courage! It is a fact that some will love it and some will hate it, but there will always be at least one reader who needed it and that's all that matters! - S.L. Morgan
When you allow God to change your heart, He will also change your story. - Gugu Mona
Story is more akin to the lines on your palm. No matter what your fortuneteller claims, the lines are not maps of your future. They are side effects of the flexion of the hand. - Jonathan Gottschall
If sacrifice is not the theme of my life, there’s no sense telling the story. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
You are not a story, your life is a story and youare the writer, write an inspiring one. - Wordions
I sold my first short story to Pyramid Press, where it was chiseled onto fifteen slabs of granite, and for which I was paid nine goats. - Frank Tuttle
Don't get me wrong, magic is cool. But a nervous mother singing to her child at night while something moves quietly through the dark outside her house? That's a story. Handled properly, it's more dramatic than any apocalypse or goblin army could ever be. - Patrick Rothfuss
If this long island story of ours is to end at last, let it end only when each one of us lies choking in his own blood upon the ground. - Winston S. Churchill
It's not about people believing the story. It's about you knowing and holding it to be true. - Joan Ambu
Power is the ability not just to tell the story of another person, but to make it the definitive story of that person. - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Once you start recognizing the truth of your story, finish the story. It happened but you’re still here, you're still capable, powerful, you're not your circumstance. It happened and you made it through. You're still fully equipped with every single tool you need to fulfill your purpose. - Steve Maraboli
Our story is the raft we ride in our ocean of life. We cling to it even while we might lament our story because it feels safer to be on the raft than swimming in the currents of possibilities. When you are ready for change, jump off the raft and swim with a different story. - Jeanne McElvaney
The story I am writing exists, written in absolutely perfect fashion, some place, in the air. All I must do is find it, and copy it. - Jules Renard
Dubstep makes me feel confused and my headache get fixed, from chillstep I get sad - That's my story! - Deyth Banger
Every story of conversion is a story of blessed defeat. - C.S. Lewis
In a sense, we are all crashing to our death from the top story of our birth ... and wondering with an immortal Alice at the patterns of the passing wall. This capacity to wonder at trifles - no matter the imminent peril - these asides of the spirit ... are the highest form of consciousness. - Vladimir Nabokov
REALISM, n. The art of depicting nature as it is seem by toads. The charm suffusing a landscape painted by a mole, or a story written by a measuring-worm. - Ambrose Bierce
There really is only one ending to any story. Human life ends in death. Until then, it keeps going and gets complicated and there's loss. Everything involves loss; every relationship ends in one way or another. - Charlie Kaufman
No man thinks the same story when looking at a photo because every mind lived a different story! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Everyone has a story within them, let yours out. - C.J. Heath
Tell your story to inspired other people to rise up and live their dreams. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The idea of celibate vampires is ridiculous. To me, vampires are sex. I don't get a vampire story about abstinence. I don't care about high school students. I find them irritating and uninformed. - Alan Ball
I regard the afterlife to be a fairy story for people that are afraid of the dark - Stephen Hawking
Science fiction is a field of writing where, month after month, every printed word implies to hundreds of thousands of people: 'There is change. Look, today's fantastic story is tomorrow's fact. - A.E. van Vogt
My life is kinda like a story that if I told you about it, you probably wouldn't believe. It would seem like fiction. That's me. - Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan
The most exciting part of writing a novel is when the characters take control of the story - Brandt Legg
If you own this story you get to write the ending. - Brené Brown
No matter how "normal" people look, living "ordinary" lives, everyone has a story to tell. And may be, just like you, everyone else is a misfit too. - Sanhita Baruah
A special effect without a story is a pretty boring thing. - George Lucas
Everyone has it's own great triumph, has he own story with sadness, madness and reverses. That's how we are build, few are the people which share their story, most cases because of shame. - Deyth Banger
A short story is a writer's way of thinking through experience... Journalism aims at accuracy, but fiction's aim is truth. The writer distorts reality in the interest of a larger truth. - John L'Heureux
To have the beginning of a truly great story, you need to have a character you're completely and utterly obsessed with. Without obsession, to the point of a maddening addiction,there's no point to continue. - Jennifer Salaiz
We sometimes have to experience pain for us to have a story to tell. - Kemi Sogunle
I wanted to know every story behind the scars on her curves. I wanted to decipher the whispers hidden beneath her every breath. I wanted to unravel her with my hands. - Hubert Martin
To say that my existence is entirely inconsequential is to utterly ignore the amazing reality that life is a masterful story penned by a brilliant God who wrote me into the story in such a way that my absence would literally diminish the whole of the story. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Listening to both sides of a story will convince you that there is more to a story than both sides. - Frank Tyger
There is something delicious about writing the first words of a story. You never quite know where they'll take you. - Beatrix Potter
The Bible is the greatest love story ever told. - Jordan Wells
When your share your story with someone, it becomes their story too. - Marty Rubin
Tell someone a story, and you capture their imagination. Make someone laugh, and you capture their friendship. Bring a tear to their eye with poignant grace, and you capture their heart. But never, never attempt to capture someone’s spirit. That is theirs, and theirs alone. - Pen
I'm a novelist by trade and my job is to write a story rather than reconstruct actual events. - Sara Sheridan
Whatever story you create in your life, you deserve your own Karma be it good or bad…. - - - Cocoy McCoy
Life is like a story; it unfolds its beauty and tragedy along with your thoughts. - Debasish Mridha
While there may not be a book in every one of us, there is so often a damned good short story. - Jeffrey Archer
Their story, yours, mine - it's what we all carry with us on this trip we take, and we owe it to each other to respect our stories and learn from them. - William Carlos Williams
The urge to create a fictional narrative is a mysterious one, and when an idea comes, the writer's sense of what a story wants to be is only vaguely visible through the penumbra of inspiration. - Adam Johnson
The thing I always wanted to say is that surviving abuse sucks. But it's also a choose-your-own-adventure story. - Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha
Writing Tip:Don't let the "writing rules" bog you down when you're writing the first draft; they don't matter when you're writing the story, only when you're editing the story. - Linda Westphal
Favoring 'resolution' the way we do, it is hard for us men to write great love stories. Why?, because we want to tell too much. We aren’t satisfied unless at the end of the story the characters are lying there, panting. - Roman Payne
I just completed The Tenth Circle. It is an excellent mystery story surrounding a family with modern day issues. - Jodi Picoult
For impact, tell your true story -challenges, victory, all. Build hope by helping others find themselves by your story. - Bidemi Mark-Mordi
Borges said there are only four stories to tell: a love story between two people, a love story between three people, the struggle for power and the voyage. All of us writers rewrite these same stories ad infinitum. - Paulo Coelho
Life. Life is a show. It's up to you how to make your own story, do your own show and how to live your show you are on. You choose who you need to meet, where you should have your scenes or which scenes you want to do. How awesome your mind can do right? - Diana Rose Morcilla
An actor cannot and must not become more important than the story. - kambiz shabankareh
, the respected attorney, entrepreneur, and thought leader, defines true leadership in this video and shares the story of Amber and how a girl with terminal cancer embodied true leadership. - Chris Salamone
Remember:It’s all in your head… all of it.If you don’t like the story, change it.If the people around don’t accept your new story; change them. - Steve Maraboli
What story will your life tell? Love your story. Live your story. Lead your story. - Richie Norton
A story has to break your heart or it's not worth telling. - Marty Rubin
Every pause is a precursor to new thoughts, every thought is potentially a new story, every story is a new interpretation and every interpretation is a new shade of grey. - Mayank S. Sengar
So, what is my story? I don't know. It's long and twisted and not quite finished yet. - Caitlyn Paige
I usually don't like to 'spoon feed' my audience, because I grew up idolizing story tellers who tell stories using symbolism, so it was in my nature to do the same. - The Weeknd
It is our American habit if we find the foundations of our educational structure unsatisfactory to add another story or wing. We find it easier to add a new study or course or kind of school than to recognize existing conditions so as to meet the need. - John Dewey
one day I will tell you a story. A story that will make you ponder. A story that will make you wonder. A story that will give you another story. One day I will tell you a story. A story about life. A story about my life. One day I will tell you a story! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
In a story, you must always listen for the voice you cannot hear, the one that has been ignored or silenced. In that crushed voice, there is a strain of truth, as a crushed grape yields a drop of wine. - Patricia Storace
It's the same old story. A man came like the beautiful wind, left like a destructive storm. - Luan
Every Adventure Has a Back Story. When we look at our past relationships, often there are one or two we may tend to go back to in our minds, and we see them through the magic of the seven veils. - Barbara Becker Holstein
All art is a kind of confession, more or less oblique. All artists, if they are to survive, are forced, at last, to tell the whole story; to vomit the anguish up. - James Baldwin
If there is a magic in story writing, and I am convinced there is, no one has ever been able to reduce it to a recipe that can be passed from one person to another. - John Steinbeck
Everything we do really is just a little marker on the long road to death. And sometimes that's overwhelmingly depressing to me, and sometimes it makes me feel kinship and forgiveness. We've all got the same ending to the story. The way we make that story more elaborate, I got to respect. - Joss Whedon
She got inside me with her story. I could feel her flowing in me and far, faraway I related in parallel. Her smile was a reflection of my own brokenness. It defined buried feelings that I could never ignore. - Robert M. Drake
Chilling Tales For Dark Nights, these people or let's say these team is trying to return the fear, the theater... Which so far is great to hear, acting in reading a story and everything one place, just awesome, - Deyth Banger
My body is my journal, and my tattoos are my story. - Johnny Depp
We are Living in the Last Chapters of Life... Find Your Purpose and make it the Best Story possible. - Randa Manning-Johnson
Our life is a blank book and we are the authors......... Write and shape your story as much as the mind can imagine it - Jason Calder
God is an author, and we are His best story. - Cier Galla
the story of love and vanity are always as though as ice and heat - Rishad sakhi
Whatever how much you know,if you don’t know, who you are, in what world you are living, or simply where you are, and from where you came from. Because if you do know, that's completely different story. 18.09.11 - VicDo
Mere grimness is as easy as grinning; but it requires something to put a handsome face on a story. Narratives become of suspicious merit in proportion as they lean to Newgate-like offenses, particularly of blood and wounds... - Leigh Hunt
A good story should provoke discussion, debate, argument...and the occasional bar fight. - J. Michael Straczynski
Small wonder that spell means both a story told, and a formula of power over living men. -On Fairy Stories - J.R.R. Tolkien
Never go tapping into the lives of others like you know them and their story! Their story is not yours, tell yours, for that is all you know. - Auliq-Ice
You've got to make an effort to get the details right, because even through someone picks it up and knows it's a novel, they know someone's made it up and they know it's not real, if you make a small mistake they will cease to imaginatively engage with the story. - Sara Sheridan
Doesn't the telling of something always become a story? - Yann Martel
There is a story I always tell my students...when I came for the 1st time to the US. I didn’t speak English (Only Spanish) & I saw on every door the word exit which in Spanish means Success = Exito. And then I said :No wonder Americans are winners ,every door they open leads to success - Pablo
History narrates stories about great men from the past,write your story now and make history - Mohammed Sekouty
Some people read palms to tell your future, but I read hands to tell your past. Each scar makes a story worth telling. Each callused palm, each cracked knuckle is a missed punch or years in a factory. - Sarah Kay
It doesn't matter what story we're telling, we're telling the story of family. - Erica Lorraine Scheidt
Sometimes,' I said, 'you have to let one story end so the next one can begin.''How do you know when that will happen?''You don't,' I said. 'Which is why you should always carry on. - Lindsay Mattick
The story you live is the ripple you leave. - Michele Jennae
I really like Septimus Heap. he is my favorite guy in the story. I should make you all read it. - Angie Sage
when they asked me : why you still you use this old photo?my answer : photo? it's not a simple photo, it's a cover of a book that i can remember his story, page by page. - Nabil TOUSSI
A writer draws a road map where readers walks with their love, joy, anger, tears, and dismay. Every story, every poem, has different meanings for every reader. - Debasish Mridha
Each of us is a story, waiting for a devoted reader who will take us off the shelf and embrace all our plot twists. - John Mark Green
This is the trouble with real-life story arcs: the happiness is so rarely saved for the end. - Richard Glover
Life is ironic. Some people use their terrible childhood as an excuse of their unfortunate rest of the life… while others create a masterpiece out of their terrible childhood, they create a story loved by the entire world. - Nino Varsimashvili
People Power is too often an inverted fairy story - the triumph of innocence coming at the start and the Ugly Sisters of intrigue and ambition coming on stage in triumph for the final curtain. - Mark Almond
There's always a parallel story. The paths not taken go on in our heads. - Elisabeth Eaves
All writers are different, each have their own artist way they go about telling a story. The only thing they have in common, is they write. - Lori Lesko
Not everything is a love story. - Ale Meza-Santiago
On these days, I've never felt so hollow. Recollecting the many pieces of me that were lost in past sub-lives. They were the minor characters of my novel life, the sub-plots to the whole story. On these days I was the binding that held the book together, I was not the words. - Hubert Martin
God is going to send you someone that will rescue you. Then one day you will rescue them in return and together your story will rescue others. He has always been a God of rescues and a maker of warriors for his grace. You only need to believe that you are part of something greater than you know. - Shannon L. Alder
People add color to their story because they think it happened in black and white. - Tawny Lara
It's rather disconcerting to sit around a table in a critique of someone else's work, only to realize that the antagonist in the story is none other than yourself, and no one present thinks you're a very likable character. - Michelle Richmond
Only write a story that only you can write. - Alysha Speer
Fiction isn't truer than life: it just makes a better story. - Marty Rubin
To achieve in life is A hard story, you're starting to get the picture. It's hard work, and this is just the beginning. - Auliq Ice
Not every story has explosions and car chases. That's why they have nudity and espionage.
Every heart has a story to tell. Some dreams have wings, some are torn at the seams and just sit there on the shelf. If you were to walk in my shoes, you would see that we are all the same. So find the love inside yourself because every heart has a story to tell. - Sara Haze
I have enormous respect for the reader. They are able to take symbols from a page that an author has invented, and turn them into images in their minds that create an enduring story. If that’s not artistry, I don’t know what is. - Lynette Willows
Life is a story. I wake up, it was a sacred dream. - Lailah Gifty Akita
As a writer, I am just an actor in a play, telling a story that needs to be told. - Rita Webb
The definition of a good story is one that remains with you long after you've turned that last page. - T.A. Uner
We are now in a position to determine just what sort of science fiction story this really is. - Theodore Sturgeon
A novel is just a story that hasn't yet discovered a way to be brief. - George Saunders
We do not want to deny existence. Yet we also do not want to limit existence. Thus, we observe and honor without forming opinion, labeling, or adding a story to the object of our observation. - Alaric Hutchinson
Historical exclusivity often has a way of turning into present and institutionalized tragedy. Whose story gets told matters. - Aurin Squire
We shouldn't hide behind anger or anonymity when reliving the past because all that’s happened and all those who belong in our past are part of our story. - Melizena
Aren’t autobiographies born in a question we ask ourselves: how did I get to this point? Don’t we look back over the path and tell ourselves a story? This is how it happened. This is who I am. - Frederick Weisel
The life of every man is a diary in which he means to write one story, and writes another; and his humblest hour is when he compares the volume as it is with what he vowed to make it. - James M. Barrie
The next best thing to christmas is...... a story worth reading. - Nadun Lokuliyanage
When we learn to read the story of Jesus and see it as the story of the love of God, doing for us what we could not do for ourselves--that insight produces, again and again, a sense of astonished gratitude which is very near the heart of authentic Christian experience. - N.T. Wright
Suddenly I remembered that laugh, it told a different story, our story. - Robert M. Drake
It’s not enough to wish, dream, hope. Even children know this. We must set sail into the sea of uncertainty. We must meet fear face-to-face. We must take our dreams as maps for a greater journey. Dreams, to come true, need a good story. So go live one. - Vironika Tugaleva
One of my favourite parts of writing is doing the research. It's the door into that magical reading/writing state - the raw material for making the story real. - Sara Sheridan
[T]hat they may believe you, you must say it as obscurely as possible, just like that, simply in hints. You must only give them a peep of the truth, just enough to tantalize them. They'll tell a story better than ours, and of course they'll believe themselves more than they would us... - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
When young, the words are scattered all around us. As they are assembled by experience, sentence by sentence, until the story takes shape... - Abdul'Rauf Hashmi
Women want love to be a novel. Men, a short story. - Daphne du Maurier
With a little heartache; Gone with the time, Are certain memories, Intricately designed.To call & narrate A story of blissful sunshine. - Somya Kedia
Just surrender to the story. - A.D. Posey
Take your ego out of your story. - A.D. Posey
For a novelist, the gaps in a story are as intriguing as material that still exists. - Sara Sheridan
In every story there is a silence, some sight concealed, some word unspoken, I believe. Till we have spoken the unspoken we have not come to the heart of the story. - J.M. Coetzee
At any given moment you have power to decide how your story is going to end - Robin Dabhi
The only thing worth thinking about, when I write a story, is whether I like it, whether I want to write it, whether it excites me. - Theodora Goss
Whether you attribute it to some mysterious triple package or to your own Horatio Alger story, to succeed in America is, somehow, to be complicit with the idea of America—which means that at some level you’ve made peace with its rather ugly past. - Vijay Iyer
If only they gave all unsolved crime cases television air time, they could be solved within an hour on one of those crime story shows. - Spaz tastic!!
If you want success, then be your own success story. - Steven Cuoco
Read the stories of the past to write your story for the future. - Habeeb Akande
When there are two conflicting versions of a story, the wise course is to believe the one in which people appear at their worst.
Once you start recognizing the truth of your story, finish the story. It happened but you're still here, you're still capable, powerful, you're not your circumstance. It happened and you made it through. You're still fully equipped with every single tool you need to fulfill your purpose. - Steve Maraboli
Further editing deepens a story. - A.D. Posey
I wrote her story because she wanted to live forever and I loved her far more with every word, too much! Even in death her life sought out beauty, for her moments were consumed with love and I could never write such a story without her stars flaming in my heart. - Robert M. Drake
People have many cruel expectations from writers. People expect novelists to live on a hill with three kids and a spouse, people expect children's story writers to never have sex, and people expect all great poets to be dead. And these are all very difficult expectations to fulfill, I think. - C. JoyBell C.
Reading is very creative - it's not just a passive thing. I write a story; it goes out into the world; somebody reads it and, by reading it, completes it. - Margaret Mahy
Confrontation affords you the opportunity to hear the other side of the story. - Sunday Adelaja
A man who writes a story is forced to put into it the best of his knowledge and the best of his feeling. The discipline of the written word punishes stupidity and dishonesty. A writer lives in awe of words for they can be cruel or kind, and they can change their meanings right in front of you. - John Steinbeck
A true writer should be able to write about any color. It's the story they tell that should affect people, not the race. - Dee Dee M. Scott
We all care intensely for the narrative of our own life and very much want it to be a good story, with a decent hero. - Daniel Kahneman
Writing is new, relatively speaking. Story telling is ancient. Tell your story first putting aside all other worries. Leave fretting over homonyms, semicolons, and Oxford commas to editors and friends you can be bribe with baking. - Ada Maria Soto
I love the solitude of reading. I love the deep dive into someone else's story, the delicious ache of a last page. - Naomi Shihab Nye
No story is ever the whole story. - Marty Rubin
Without trials and tribulation, there would be no hero. Without a hero, there would be no story. Without a story, there is no life as life is made up of vignettes of loving, learning and overcoming. - Gibson, Chrissy
The key to good writing is to leave Boo Radley in the house until the end of the story. - Michael P. Naughton
There is a untold sad story behind everyone's status 'SINGLE'. - @ hu
The Bible makes it clear that every time that there is a story of faith, it is completely original. God's creative genius is endless. - Eugene H. Peterson
[On Jason Mashak's I Was Trained to See Shadows, in his poetry book SALTY AS A LIP:] A nice bit of smooth, full-bodied, surreal story telling. I like it. - John Bennett
I have found that in fiction one is freer to speak the truth, if only because in fiction the truth is not expected or required. You may easily disguise it, so that it is only recognized much later, when the story and the characters have faded into darkness. - Philip Sington
i immersemyselfin youlikei immerse myselfinto a beautiful story. - Sanober Khan
Good ideas stay with you until you eventually write the story. - Brian Keene
Little Voice is a story where every reader, young or old, can feel inspired by its positive, inspiring and motivating message. - Amanda Bernardo
Sometimes I get the start of a story from a memory, an anecdote, but that gets lost and is usually unrecognizable in the final story."[A Conversation with , BookBrowse, 1998] - Alice Munro
Authors do not choose a story to write, the story chooses us. - Richard P. Denney
She is a free spirit: an inquisitive voyager. She knows no boundaries and resists control. She sails fearlessly with 'time' as her soul grows beauty. She is graceful, yet she owns her story. - Amelia Dashwood, The Writer of the Woods
For every Aruna story we hear there are hundreds of thousands that will never be heard, swept under the great rug of shame societies have so eloquently woven. It is up to us to speak up, to lift this heavy rug and reveal the ugliness it conceals. - Aysha Taryam
I always tell my writing students that every good piece of writing begins with both a mystery and a love story. And that every single sentence must be a poem. And that economy is the key to all good writing. And that every character has to have a secret. - Silas House
When I get tired of new clunky writing, I resort to old fashioned story tellers, like Wilkie Collins. - Sonia Rumzi
If a story is not about the hearer, he will not listen. And here I make a rule—a great and interesting story is about everyone or it will not last. - John Steinbeck
I have tread all three of his books and they held me spellbound interesting story. Its fiction based on fact...mmm I like! - Harold Alvin
Sometimes a book isn't a heartbreaking work of staggering genius.Sometimes it's the only story you knew how to tell. - Tahereh Mafi
Leprechauns are not twee beings dreamed up by the tourist board, but warriors of legend. That name comes from the Celtic god of commerce and war, Lugh. Their mission, their life’s work, is to protect the gold. What better way to hide it than to become a joke, a story nobody takes seriously? - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Today is your wright-time. Anything worth writing will be, or has been written already. A great story chooses its writer lest no wright should boast. Just write! If you don't, you will come right in contact with your thoughts someplace soon. - Amah Lambert
When you understand that what you're telling is just a story. It isn't happening anymore. When you realize the story you're telling is just words, when you can just crumble it up and throw your past in the trashcan, then we'll figure out who you're going to be. - Chuck Palahniuk
Dance as the narration of a magical story; that recites on lips, illuminates imaginations and embraces the most sacred depths of souls. - Shah Asad Rizvi
Story should be a descent -- the feeling that there is an intense gravity to the narrative that draws you down, down, down. - Chuck Wendig
Basically, writers write because they have something to say...Everyone has a story in them, writers merely decide to share it with the world... - Virginia Alison
In literature, sex is part of the story; in pornography, it's the whole story. - Marty Rubin
Live your life in such a way that it is going to be the favorite story of your generation and generations to come. - Amit Kalantri
Behind every mask there is a face, and behind that a story. - Marty Rubin
...our stories are who we are, where we begin. They connect us, tearing down walls and shattering isolation. For story is where hope begins. - Cindee Snider Re
And now it is time for my story to end, because we have finally reached the beginning. - Caroline Flohr
Things began happening with odd synchronicity, as if the universe itself was conspiring on behalf of their love story. - John Mark Green
Did you know that Christmas means Christ (Jesus) and mas (a celebration)? The story about Jesus is found in the name of that special day when we celebrate His birth! - Soraya Diase Coffelt
If you you write with enough assurance and confidence, you’re allowed to do whatever you like. So write your story as it needs to be written. Write it honestly, and tell it as best you can. - Neil Gaiman
A short story is the ultimate close-up magic trick -- a couple of thousand words to take you around the universe or break your heart. - Neil Gaiman
Off Fuck off... the same story over and over and again and again.. I don't want it! - Deyth Banger
A story is a really weird art object that should contain life but not be enslaved by the banality. - George Saunders
Creation exists to be a place for the covenant that God wants to make with man. The goal of creation is the covenant, the love story of God and man. - Pope Benedict XVI
My godfather sad that story was abut taking the chaotic jigsaw of life, making it into a picture and putting a frame around it so that we could look at it, have control over it. Story and art are the humanizing elements of us. - Emma Thompson
The first draft is just you telling yourself the story. - Terry Pratchett
Life has sadness, joy, beauty, like poetry.So be passionate and write a great story. - Debasish Mridha
A story that is more interesting than any novel written by Nicolas Spark; a relationship that has more emotions than any movie made by Karan Johar; and a drama that is more exciting than any TV show...this what we have in our 15 years of marriage and 19 years of togetherness (?)... - Sandhya Jane
Story is a butterfly whose wings transport us to another world where we receive gifts that change who we are and who we want to be. - Harley King
Every word I write is like a drop of my blood. If it's flowed passionately and long, I need time to recover from the emotion spent before I begin a new story. My characters are aspects of my life. I have to respectfully and carefully move between them. - Red Haircrow
Every story I've written was written because I had to write it. Writing stories is like breathing for me; it is my life. - Ray Bradbury
I have this uncanny knack of falling for the most irrelevant men,my love story would be comprising of short stories. - Pushpa Rana
Anything is bearable as long as you can make a story out of it... - M. Scott Momaday
Science fiction is the arena of the not-yet, and every science fiction story has this element of not-yet-ness — usually a bit of technology or a scientific discovery that we don't know about in the real world of the present but that might be a possibility in the future. - Welch Everman
Once a newspaper touches a story, the facts are lost forever, even to the protagonists. - Norman Mailer
Fill the pages of your life with the exciting story of triumph and tragedy, failure and victory, desire and discovery. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Narratives are the primary way in which we make sense of our lives, as opposed to, for example schema,cognition, beliefs, constructs. Definition of narrative include the important element of giving meaning to events and experiences over time by connecting them as a developing, continuing story. - Jacqui Stedmon
Your world is your story with tragedies and triumphs; never forget that you are the editor too. - Debasish Mridha
We love those to whom we can tell our story. - Marty Rubin
What we gain in the world, we lose in the world, forgotten in death. We must rather fancy what we brought into the world, for therein lives our story, our legend. - Palle Oswald
A friend of mine told a story about a date with a guy she was really excited about: He stood her up. He then called her, begging her forgiveness and giving some excuse. She told him to get lost, telling him that he only gets one shot with her, and he blew it. - Greg Behrendt
Every crack in the sidewalk has a story to tell. - Marty Rubin
The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams
The story of the tree is written on every leaf. - Marty Rubin
Whatever I experienced in the world that I didn't understand I'd invent a story and workout my understanding of something through the story. - Lisa Alther
A good book ought to have something simple about it. And, like Eve, it ought to come from somewhere near the third rib: there ought to be a heart beating in it. A story that's all forehead doesn't amount to much. - Christopher Morley
Judge tenderly, if you must. There is usually a side you have not heard, a story you know nothing about, and a battle waged that you are not having to fight. - Traci Lea LaRussa
Every object holds a story. - A.D. Posey
Whenever someone shares a thought that says ‘Follow your heart but take your brain with you’, it just reminds about the childhood story in which a monkey applies his brain to misguide the crocodile by saying that he has kept his heart on the tree. - Anuj Somany
Life is a fairytale if we know how to write the story. - Debasish Mridha
There's a beginning to every story but there's never a story that begins the same. - B.K Laurel
Be true to the writer within you; tell the story you're dying to tell in exactly the way you wish to tell it, and don't trust anyone who tries to sway you otherwise. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Each write the story of your life, so try writing the best you can. - Kat Unda
Still, truth is how I remember it now. In a way, I am changing the past from my desk here in the future as I write. It always happens like this. This is how we all tell our story. - J.D. Radke
There is always a story behind what you like. Like what you like and be happy with what you like but don't ever forget to mind the real lessons from the story behind what you like. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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. - Amelia Atwater-Rhodes
Without desire how is it possible to make a story? - JM Coetzee
In the end, you have to make love to your story and see what happens. - A.D. Posey
The best part of a writer's biography is not the record of his adventures but the story of his style. [Vogue, interview, 1969] - Vladimir Nabokov
Everybody should read something. Otherwise we all fall down into the pit of ignorance. Many are down there. Some people fall in it forever. Their lives mean nothing. They should not exist. (From the short story, "Charity".) - Charles Baxter
All these uses a valid; all these reading of the book are "correct". For all these readers have placed themselves inside this story, not as spectators, but as participants, and so have looked at the world of Ender's Game, not with my eyes only, but also with their own. - Orson Scott Card
Your current circumstances are part of your redemption story He is writing. - Evinda Lepins
We need new writers to create roles where women are morall central to the story. I grew up indentifying with Marlon Brando. It's time we created new myths.
remember when God has answered you, it no longer matters who has been against you but for Him to answer you and change your story, you have to make up your mind to disobey the wrong order, change the status quo and BE DIFFERENT! - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
The survival spirit; either read or write a story. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Be the hero of your children’s story. Never let them believe for a minute that honor, courage and doing what is right is only reserved for other fathers and mothers. - Shannon L. Alder
Dare not to criticise self, lift yourself up and set the boundaries for your worth. Speak kindly to self and hand your worries over to the wind,if you are here; you are successful already, start believing in your story, the destination will be meaningless if the journeys never been truly lived - Nikki Rowe
Life's a story don't you doubt. Bad times give you something to talk about. - Jeffrey Lewis
Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can. - Douglas Pagels
EVERYONE’S LIFE IS A STORY TO TELL HOW GOOD YOU MAKE IT MAKES THE DIFFERENCE TO MANY IN THE WORLD IT IS SIMPLE TRY TO WRITE A BETTER STORY OF YOUR SELF STORY OF LIFE IS FULL OF BLANK PAGES HOW YOU FILL IT MAKES WHAT WE ARE ? Dr T.V.Rao MD - Dr.T.V.Rao MD
I find that writing is as magical as the genre I write in. When the story comes alive and takes over, it's truly a journey to another world. - K.M. Randall
There's 3 sides to every story. Time will tell who the real asshole is despite what you were told. - April Mae Monterrosa
The difference between real life and a story is that life has significance, while a story must have meaning.The former is not always apparent, while the latter always has to be, before the end. - Vera Nazarian
In the world of your story, your outline is like the Ten Commandments. Unfortunately, your characters are all Atheists. - Jefferson Smith
Don't envy my smile because it took me a lot of tears to get it. So when you see the glory, ask for the story. - Olawale Daniel
Your story may not have such a happy beginning, but that doesn't make you who you are. It is the rest of your story, who you choose to be.-Soothsayer - KungFuPandaMakers
Age never matters when there is a will to learn more will to learn better.!!Always remember, every success story begins with a START.!!Anyone can desire but there are few who DESERVE.!!Anyone can desire, be the one who DESERVE.!! - Harsh Malik
When we’ve decided to tell the truth in a story, we should tell good, strong versions of it, proper versions that kids can do something with. - Celine Kiernan
One wants to tell a story, like Scheherezade, in order not to die. It's one of the oldest urges in mankind. It's a way of stalling death. - Carlos Fuentes
Tell the story that's been growing in your heart, the characters you can't keep out of your head, the tale story that speaks to you, that pops into your head during your daily commute, that wakes you up in the morning. - Jennifer Weiner
I’m not beholden to the confirmation of your prejudices; to be perfectly frank, the prospect of confining the female characters in my story to placid, helpless secondary places in the narrative is so goddamn boring that I would rather not write at all. - Scott Lynch
The heart of a story gives it life. - A.D. Posey
I always like the story behind the story more than the story itself. - A.D. Posey
What we call consciousness is our ability to perceive stimuli and to file it within the parameters of our personal story. - Steve Maraboli
When I was a child, it was a matter of pride that I could plow through a Nancy Drew story in one afternoon, and begin another in the evening. . . . I was probably trying to impress the librarians who kept me supplied with books. - Kathleen Norris
Give me a life time by the fire, with a book in my hand, nothing more and I will tell you a great story. - Evelyn L. Colon
There are always two sides to a story. - Una McCormack
If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
In the story of life"Hope" is the Hero who protects the Lady Love "Dream (Desire from the bad guy "Fear". - Wordions
Your story is the greatest legacy that you will leave to your friends.It's the longest-lasting legacy you will leave to your heirs. - Steve Saint
Despite our challenges, hope lies in the reality that our story does not end here. - Charles F. Glassman
The biblical account of Noah's Ark and the Flood is perhaps the most implausible story for fundamentalists to defend. Where, for example, while loading his ark, did Noah find penguins and polar bears in Palestine? - Judith Hayes
Once God wrote a story that shook the heaven to the very core.Love was the only language used;You and I were the only characters. - Subhan Zein
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. - Maya Angelou
Social Media begins with a story - your story. - Germany Kent
He clung to the story as to a vow whose abandonment might bring down on his head all kinds of grief and misfortune. He felt very alone, on an interminable day full of evil omens, and the story, though resistant to some of his intentions, was at least a testimony to reality and coherence - José María Merino
...have always been known for their storytelling. It appears to be the supreme expression of their spirit. Perhaps they know that, without a story, there could be no nation, no culture, no civilization, no life. - I. Murphy Lewis
Seals do not sit about and tell, the way people do, and their lives are not eventful in the way people's are, lines of story combed again and again, in the hope that they will yield more sense with every stroke. - Margo Lanagan
If anything viewed as negative has happened on your journey thus far, turn the page, create a new chapter, and write your own positive story. Then, bless humanity with the wisdom you have gained by traveling through the experience. - Molly Friedenfeld
Laughter is easiest said in a story; some people just forget that their life is a story. - Andrew Carson
A good story feels both surprising and inevitable, fresh and familiar. - Adam Johnson
I had always felt life first as a story: and if there is a story there is a story-teller - G.K. Chesterton
Every story is true and a lie. The true part of this one is: Love and the memory of love can't be drowned. The lie part is that this is a good thing. - Leigh Allison Wilson
Its not always about the happy ending. Sometime its about the story. - Meghna Parihar
Before judging a person you have to know the story of his life. - Christian Orlandi
Stories aren't facts, Cait, they're not details. Stories are feelings. You've got your feelings, haven't you?""Too many," I said."Well, that's all you need." He put his hand on mine. "Cry yourself a story, love. It works. Believe me."So that's what I did, I cried myself a story.And this is it. - Kevin Brooks
There is something beautiful about a blank canvas, the nothingness of the beginning that is so simple and breathtakingly pure. It’s the paint that changes its meaning and the hand that creates the story. Every piece begins the same, but in the end they are all uniquely different. - Piper Payne
So write your story as it needs to be written. Write it honestly, and tell it as best you can. I'm not sure that there are any other rules. Not ones that matter. - Neil Gaiman
This is the story of America. Everybody's doing what they think they're supposed to do. - Jack Kerouac
I always strive to create a setting that leaves the readers' imagination room to roam. That way, every reader sees the story through their own eyes. - P.S. Bartlett
I think if a story has a message it should be incidental and accidental, otherwise it leans too close to indoctrination. - Karen Lord
When you're depressed you retreat and you go into a smaller world. This is why Brighton worked well for the story, because it's a smaller world than London. - Sara Sheridan
All the bruised lives, searching hearts...Everyone wants a love story but few will risk what it takes to live one. - Donna Lynn Hope
Everything I do in its essence is about helplessness. That's the story I want to tell all the time. It's the story I wanted to live - somebody who appears to be, or is, weak becoming stronger. - Joss Whedon
when the night turns into morningI want during the day, tell my story when evening twilight passed - Yorris ys
Miranda Writes: Anything you say or do may be used for or against you within a story by a writer - Jazz Feylynn
So, with my knees pierced by needles and my shoulder sewn together by the slender thread of endorphins, I keep to my genuflection and end my story the only way that really fits. As a prayer that seals surrender. World without end. Amen. - Sabrina Vourvoulias
A short story must have a single mood and every sentence must build towards it. - Edgar Allan Poe
The best story to tell your kids is that of your own family. - Lauren Machta
When one's work hides behind simple, process is kind of long story. - Shawn Lukas
You can't write a story until you've felt it. Breathed it in. Walked with your characters. Talked with them. That's why you come here. To live your story. - Angela Banks
Every song I am listening toIt has an imaginary story about you. - Ahmed Ali Anjum
A well told story can be magic. Let me show you... - JoLynne Valerie
Do you wait for things to happen, or do you make them happen yourself? I believe in writing your own story. - Charlotte Eriksson
A good story is a dream shared by the author and the reader. Anything that wakes the reader from the dream is a mortal sin. - Victor J. Banis
How many pages will it take to tell your story? - Ashly Lorenzana
How did pretty little Anna go from Westchester suburb brat to New York hooker? Now that’s a story. - Stacey Trombley
Love is not only the story of butterflies or birds; it is also the story of jackals and hounds - M.F. Moonzajer
Had he learned nothing from all those years of teaching Hawthorne? Through story after story he’d led his boys to consider the folly of obsession with purity its roots sunk deep in pride, flowering condemnation and violence against others and self. - Tobias Wolff
Paradoxically, however, a story ceases to be like life on its last page. Life goes on, but the story does not. Its characters have no vitality outside the first page and after the last is only good as the next reader's. - Mortimer J. Adler and Charles Van Doren
IF I can do it and you can do it, if I have a story and you have story. - Deyth Banger
What people are ashamed of usually makes a good story. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Dreams are like holding on to a good book in your hands; you have the full story in your palms, but no matter how much you want to get to the end of the story, you have to go through all the pages first; and you are the writer. - T.H Maloa
We always fall in love with a story, not a name or a body but what is inscribed in the man. - Susana Fortes
A good story conveys a message that strengthens our values. - Ronald R. Cooke
I believe almost every author have gone through the terribly uncomfortable period between the time of shedding the seeds of a story and waiting to see it flourish as a published book, spending hours watering and fertilizing it. This is a dreadful period, frustrating and depressing. - Ama H. Vanniarachchy
If we accept the premise that we’re always wrong, it really removes the incentive to spend a lot of time trying to make good guesses because even the good guesses turn out to be wrong. So, make plausible guesses… and tell a good story. - James S.A. Corey
(...) a director should tell a story that is close to his own existential experience. - Andrzej Wajda
You know what Marshall needs to do. He needs to stop being sad. When I get sad, I stop being sad, and be awesome instead. True story. - Barney Stinson
Your Life Doesn’t Need A Happily-Ever-After To Be A Damn Good Story - Goodhealthify.com
A good presentation = Conviction + Story + Message. Subject does't matter. - Aayush Jain
We write by the light of every story we have ever read. - Richard Peck
Of course it's the same old story. Truth usually is the same old story. - Margaret Thatcher
If I'm going to spend a lifetime writing my story, I want it to mean something. - Mari Serebrov
The mind creates a story in a strange way. Love keeps us together in this eternal play. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes it's not just your favorite song. It's your untold story. - Minhal Mehdi
I encourage anyone who has gone through hardships to look back through their life’s chapters and see what can be turned into a book. For you never know what heartache God, one day, can turn into a redemptive story. - Jolina Petersheim
If a story is in you, it has to come out. - William Faulkner
At the end of your story, you get down to the purity of it all. It’s like distilling something. - A.D. Posey
My art is that of the 35mm kind; my poetry is of the lead and ink kind; my happiness is of the product of both; and my legacy is of the story of my soul, that my life left behind - Jeremy Aldana
Listen to life story of few people, made me think 'human being are prefer to leave than to be replaced..it take years to recover the pain..once recovered and they accept you, appreciate it...its hard to trust other people twice (Ejump,2016) - Ejump Schiffler
When you begin a new story, your job is to envision, to try to glimpse stuff that doesn't as yet exist. That's what writing is, going out to meet the ghosts of the future. Not out of the past, not the ones that are dead and buried. Ghosts of the future, those who don't exist yet. - Cédric Klapisch (screenplay writer); spoken by Xavier Rousseau in Casse-tête Chinois (Chinese Puzzle
A science fiction story is a story built around human beings, with a human problem and a human solution, which would not have happened at all without its scientific content. - Theodore Sturgeon
When asked for advice on how to write a short story, Carlos Cortés responded, No advice. Every writer has to exorcise his own demons. - Carlos Cortés
Some people are designed to be included in your story but not part of your destiny. - Ane Krstevska
The music lets me see the story but the story doesn't let me write the words. - Elizabeth J. Kolodziej
Ending a series is a difficult one .......where should a story that you have followed for so long end? When do you step away from the characters and let the readers decide their fate from there? When they can stand on their own is my only answer for that. - Shandy L. Kurth
If someone tells you what a story is about, they are probably right.If they tell you that that is all a story is about, they are very definitely wrong. - Neil Gaiman
She didn't say anything—at least, not with her mouth. Her eyes told me a different story. The only problem was that they each had a thousand tongues talking, each in a language I didn't speak. - J.X. Burros
After writing a story I was always empty and both sad and happy, as though I had made love, and I was sure this was a very good story although I would not know truly how good until I read it over the next day. - Ernest Hemingway
Every painting tells a story. - A.D. Posey
The Christmas story is penmanship of the most brilliant sort, where God crafted a beginning that would never be subject to an ending. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Don't let anyone tell your story. Pick up a pen and write your own. - Majid Kazmi
When you write, you are telling a story...to yourself. When you revise, you are telling a story to yourself...over and over again. - Kai Strand
My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my character was welded. - Steve Maraboli
The day you start falling in love, with the wrecked homes and broken windows instead of running away from them. You will find a story that fills your soul, behind every burnt door. - Akshay Vasu
Whatever they may say, your story is truly your own. You have a responsibility to it, the way a father has to a child - Miguel Syjuco
So much of a novelist’s writing takes place in the unconscious: in those depths the last word is written before the word appears on paper. We remember the details of our story, we do not invent them. - Graham Greene
Reality doesn't care about convenience or dramatic story progression. - Anonymous
The Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has just published the story of her life. I confess that it is not in my reading table. - Mick Jagger
Each thing you add to your story is a drop of paint falling into clear water; it spreads through and colors everything. - Lisa Cron
People are like books. Eventually, the focus shifts from the cover to the story that cannot be read in one sitting. - Kat Lehmann
All sorrows can be borne if you put them in a story. - Bryan Fuller
A story is the shortest distance between being a stranger and being a friend. - Paul Smith
In life, finding a voice is speaking and living the truth. Each of you is an original. Each of you has a distinctive voice. When you find it, your story will be told. You will be heard. - John Grisham
It's a dark, cool, quiet place. A basement in your soul. And that place can sometimes be dangerous to the human mind. I can open the door and enter that darkness, but I have to be very careful. I can find my story there. Then I bring that thing to the surface, into the real world. - Haruki Murakami
don't be too much busy on imagining your your life as perfect as the romantic movies, you have your own private story that is being written by the master of the masters. - asma ismaciil
What doesn't kill us makes a good story. - Marty Rubin
People are all over the world telling their one dramatic story and how their life has turned into getting over this one event. Now their lives are more about the past than their future. - Chuck Palahniuk
The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it. - Jordan Belfort
I am a woman with thoughts and questions and shit to say. I say if I'm beautiful. I say if I'm strong. You will not determine my story I will. - Amy Schumer
Life doesn’t happen to you, but for you. Lessons can be found in everyone’s story. - Shannon L. Alder
Failure for one is a source of creativity, build on it and a different story will puzzle itself. - Unarine Ramaru
I'm never really upset when a person lies because I don't place much value in truths. When you look at the grand design, you realize that there are no truths, only stories. In other words, the only truth is that we are all stories. Lies are just part of the story that we tell. - Lionel Suggs
The moral of this story is that no matter how much we try, no matter how much we want it ... some stories just don't have a happy ending. - Jodi Picoult
If there so many hurdles in your life to achieve something, you have to believe God firmly.Because He is creating a wonderful story to inspire people through you, that couldn't be done with a single stroke of success. - raja shakeel mushtaque
So many people can now write competent stories that the short story is in danger of dying of competence. - Flannery O'Connor
She gave life a meaning. She was art, dressed like a painters pallet, bright and unaware of how goddam beautiful she could be turned into; with the right touch, her smile was the brush and her story was the canvas. - Nikki Rowe
I want to tell you a terrific story about oral contraception. I asked this girl to sleep with me and she said 'no'. - Woody Allen
All of our lives are a living, breathing story, and each heartbeat means a new page has been turned; chapters don't close, they continue. - Jeff Dixon - Storming the Kingdom
A poet must discover that it’s his own story that is true, even if the truth is small indeed. - Jim Harrison
And the moral of the story is that you don’t remember what happened. What you remember becomes what happened. - John Green
There is a story, there is a scene which you always miss and you never pay attention at it... (The Ring 1) - Deyth Banger
Memory is a few lines snipped from a larger story that we are privileged to tuck away between the pages of our minds. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Living in a world: where to be born, is a mere by mention. To be living, a story. Then to die, our eternal; restart! - Stb Hernández
God is writing His story on the pages of our lives. - Rick Anderson
I now see how owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do. - Brené Brown
Literature, the act of writing, affirms life, however dark the story it tells. - Marty Rubin
All story fiction is both truth that happens and never happens. Fiction is always about humanity, even if no subject is humanitarian or even human. - Richard Bunning
Am not great, but being the story of every whisper is just the greatest. - Ahmed Farrag
The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and play and dance and live as only you can."[Keynote Address, University of the Arts, 134th Commencement (Philadelphia, PA, May 17, 2012)] - Neil Gaiman
But if what interests you are stories of the fantastic, I must warn you that this kind of story demands more art and judgment than is ordinarily imagined. - Charles Nodier
A well-developed and versed character will write the story for you. - A.R. Voss
A story just isn't a story without a dragon. - H.B. Bolton
Christian Fiction is like a parable. The story is made up, but the truth is brought to life. Enjoy the story, but savor the truth. - Mary Ann Brantley
There is no real ending. It’s just the place where you stop the story. - Frank Herbert
Every life is a story make your life a best seller. - Inspirational Sayings
Ducking for apples - change one letter and it's the story of my life. - Dorothy Parker
Everything you know is a story. That’s how human consciousness works. - Ed Gray
It's difficult from one story to jump in another story, 2 stories are okay for one hour. But more and more characters you start losing the link. (Thriller 2) - Deyth Banger
Old stories have a habit of being told and retold and changed. Each subsequent storyteller puts his or her mark upon it. Whatever truth the story once had is buried in bias and embellishment. The reasons do not matter as much as the story itself. - Erin Morgenstern
I am certain that a novelist is someone who attributes a different reality-value to the characters and events of his story than to those of 'real' life. A novelist is someone who confuses his own life with that of his characters. - Alain Robbe-Grillet
We are all an unforgettable artwork and a story yet to be told. - Steven Cuoco
Do you think you’re not ‘ready’ to start that big story idea/project you’ve been thinking about forever?Jump in. Write anyway. The only way to make the impossible a reality is to take a leap of faith. - M. Kirin
How could she ever know that someone would pick her story up and carry it with him everywhere? - Markus Zusak
To Fred, those years seemed to pass like quickly skimming a book and then finding the ending wasn't what he expected. He wished he'd paid more attention to the story. - Sarah Addison Allen
If loneliness is the disease, the story is the cure. - Richard Ford
They tell us the greatest love story is how water fell in love with fire. Or how satan fell in love with God. But the greatest love story to me is how I didn’t notice myself falling, when I fell in love with you - Kamand Kojouri
There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story. - Linda Hogan
Sooner or later the Internet will become profitable. It's an old story played before by canals, railroads and automobiles. - Paul A. Samuelson
Identity is the role you chose to play in the story of the Universe. - Maria V Shall
Having faith often means doing what others see as crazy. Something is wrong when our lives make sense to unbelievers.and also my friend i learned this To believers, the bible is a holy book, to unbelievers like u it is a story book. - Sean Davz
If a story is only what it seems to be about, then somehow the author has failed. - Edward Gorey
An author's dream does not necessarily come instantly. Rather, it is cultivated and nurtured, every epiphany and idea are like rain drops that bring life to the story being written. - M.J. Stoddard
A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest. - C.S. Lewis
It often is better to ask an ancient Hebrew goatherd, instead of a so-called expert like myself, about the meaning of a particular, biblical story. - Richard Gist
I never feel really comfortable unless I am either actually writing or have a story going. I could not stop writing. - P.G. Wodehouse
A story is not a thing. A story is an act. It only exists in the brief moment of its telling. The question you must ask is what a story has the power to do. The truth of something you do is very different from the truth of something you know. - Matthew J. Kirby
My life is the story of a man who always wants to carry too much. My spiritual quest is the painful process of learning to let go of things not essential. - Gordon Atkinson
I was someone hungry for stories; more specifically, I was someone who craved after facts...I was, you see, at the start of this tale, a person with history. I had no story of my own. Lacking this, I developed a curiosity about other people's lives. - Arlene J. Chai
Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life. - Eudora Welty
If you can see yourself as an artist, and you can see that your life is your own creation, then why not create the most beautiful story for yourself? - Miguel Ruiz
Life's an old story. we all know how it ends. - Marty Rubin
I would like to write my life story, but it seems to write itself. - T.D. Mulhern
We have never heard the devil's side of the story, God wrote all the book. - Anatole France
Dream too much,but keep dreaming of big one.this one will be your success story one day. - Mohammed Sekouty
Write the kind of story you would like to read. People will give you all sorts of advice about writing, but if you are not writing something you like, no one else will like it either. - Meg Cabot
Some of the best mysteries end in a love story. - Shannon L. Alder
The ink line drawing flowed the cursive journey,created on paper canvas that brought the story to life. - Jazz Feylynn
Those who do not have power over the story that dominates their lives, power to retell it, to rethink it, deconstruct it, joke about it, and change it as times change, truly are powerless. - Salman Rushdie
There's always room for a story that can transport people to another place. - J.K. Rowling
And in the end, really, there's nothing much to say about a true war story, except maybe "Oh. - Tim O'Brien
Stories are the only enchantment possible, for when we begin to see our suffering as a story, we are saved. - Anaïs Nin
And the story of love is a long sad tale ending in graves. - Jack Kerouac
There is Story Behind every Smile and You Are My Favorite Chapter!! - Saima
Each second of every time has its own story and history to be filed. - Auliq Ice
People say everybody has a book inside them, so why not make your life a great story? - Martha Louise Hunter
Life is an endless story of lover and beloved. - Debasish Mridha
The story of life is quicker than the blink of an eye. The story of love is Hello and Goodbye.Until we meet again....... - Jimi Hendrix
A good story defies the reader's expectations, and in doing so, brings them satisfaction. - Thomas Maltman
A quote is a story, suspended in a sentence and treasured through time. - Ryan Lilly
Take the wrong route sometimes and make fool out of yourself. Laugh at your mess ups because it will all become a funny story one day. - Mahyar Mottahed
If you want to see the consequences of ideas, write a story. If you want to see the consequences of belief, write a story in which somebody is acting on the ideas or beliefs that she has. - Charles Baxter
All I'm saying is that there is more to life than the main story. Check out the notes in the margins because maybe they're even more important. - Isabelle Rowan
Don't you dare feel guilty for letting those who dim your light, go. Not everyone you meet deserves to be a character in your story. - Nikki Rowe
Blurred is the picture, To not know what's next! Is it the laughter that awaits, Or sorrows lined up to dictate. Untold, unclear is...A story of our fate! - Somya Kedia
History is the same story with different costumes. - Stefan Molyneux
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas - too sad story. This book is very good and sad - John Boyne, El niño con el pijama de rayas
Tell the story you want to tell, and let it be as long as it needs to be. Worry about marketing it later. - Patricia C. Wrede
I must be honest. I can only read so many paragraphs of a New York Times story before I puke. - Rush Limbaugh
If the context is lost and merely bits and pieces remain from a scattered existence, only the connection of anchor points may reinstate a distorted mental balance in an upset life story. ("Lost the global story." ) - Erik Pevernagie
A good story is always written with the tears of tragedies and triumphs, and the love and kindness of our lives. - Debasish Mridha
In the unlikely story that is America, there has never been anything false about hope. - Barack Obama
Everyone has a story to tell. But the story of your life is only yours and it's uniqueness makes it a real one. - Premchand Shetty
All the stories and poems and letters and oracles and wisdom verses of God's Word, like individual instruments in a great orchestra, serve THE WHOLE story. - James MacDonald
The greatest writers are the ones not afraid to share their heartbreak and pain for the world to read.They are fearless and freely in sharing their heart to heal other wounds with their story. - Tamyara Brown
The growth of my love story had been gradual but my success had always existed and both coupled together formed a deadly combination that was detrimental to our love. I wanted people to love me. She wanted them to leave her alone. - Faraaz Kazi
Your story should inspire others. Your journey should inspire you. - Tony Curl
A true love story has always been about the journey, not the ending. - Shannon L. Alder
We could have been the greatest love story ever told.If only you'd stayed in character. - Joseph Gordon-Levitt
How the story is read is very important is it soft, is it in dry way or smooth... - Deyth Banger
A story knows its way. - Renata Bowers
The more ‘life’ a story has the more readily will it be susceptible of allegorical interpretations: while the better a deliberate allegory is made the more nearly will it be acceptable just as a story. - J.R.R. Tolkien
If I didn't know the ending of a story, I wouldn't begin. I always write my last lines, my last paragraph first, and then I go back and work towards it. I know where I'm going. I know what my goal is. And how I get there is God's grace. - Katherine Anne Porter
I wanted to know the denouement of your life story. I have no interest in the narrative. - Debasish Mridha
Watch the little ones around you; most have a story you haven’t heard of. - Sanjeet Veen
A picture can tell a thousand words,but a few words can change it’s story. - Sebastyne Young
Your whole life and the story of your journey is the landscape picture on the front of the box of a 1,000 piece puzzle. The pieces are each a small sticky note that ends in mid-sentence. You simply need to figure out where each one starts and ends. - Ashly Lorenzana
There is nothing more entertaining then leaving someone speechless. Yet, there is nothing sadder than realizing that person was incapable of retaining half of what you said, and will repeat the story all wrong to someone else. - Shannon L. Alder
Let your story breathe and be what it really is. - A.D. Posey
Our thoughts affect our agreement with reality, our story we tell ourselves. IF you want to change your story, start with your thoughts. - Tony Curl
Once you realize your past is just a story, it no longer has any power over you. - Robert Tew
A fortress built long ago,Walls made timeless by historic glory.The small girl in the boat slows,To listen to its story. - Rachel Lewis
A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film. - Lorrie Moore
The mainstream media in America has become an insidious device of ignorance. They not only shape the story, but now participate. For what? - Jonathan Heatt
Howl said, I think we ought to live happily ever after, and she thought he meant it. Sophie knew that living happily ever after with Howl would be a good deal more eventful than any story made it sound, though she was determined to try. - Diana Wynne Jones
The story you are about to read is a work of fiction. Nothing - and everything - about it is real. - Todd Strasser
It is the kernel of truth in every story that makes its writing beautiful beyond standards. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Who, however, is in doubt ‘and’ awe (thaumázein) about a matter doesn’t believe in the thing to begin with. That is why the friend of Stories (mŷthos) is also in a certain way a philosopher; because the Story arises out of awe.’ (’s Metaphysics: Book I. Part II) - Aristotle
Where is truth??Somewhere in the story... somewhere around the facts.- There should be a truth some kind of feature, if there isn't... it goes interesting how in the hell is build a story with a truth... It's pretty interesting journey! - Deyth Banger
…little people like me have to keep the true story alive. That way, when the revolution ends, and people come looking for the history, we can say, ‘Here it is we kept it for you. - Mauriel Joslyn
Writing a story, regardless of length, begins always with a single word. - Don Roff
Rags-to-riches story? I've heard that gospel before, no thanks. I find no greater inspiration than the riches-to-rags story of redemption, the story of God leaving His golden throne to pursue a wretch like me. - T. William Watts
What monster sleeps in the deep of your story? You need a monster. Without a monster there is no story. - Billy Marshall
My circumstances of unrelieved responsibility and permanent distraction necessitated the short story form. - Raymond Carver
No story is complete until it is written. - Psyche Roxas-Mendoza
Every good story needs a good, bad and lost soul. A people to fight for, an item to turn the tide of battle, an enigmatic character, a motivator/mentor, and an unlikely reluctant hero. - Josh Rose
I haven't a clue as to how my story will end. But that's all right. When you set out on a journey and night covers the road, you don't conclude that the road has vanished. And how else could we discover the stars? - Unknown
Human life is a great story written by the mysterious, mystical and magical human mind. - Debasish Mridha
Writing is something you do alone. Its a profession for introverts who want to tell you a story but don't want to make eye contact while doing it."[Thoughts from Places: The Tour, Nerdfighteria Wiki, January 17, 2012] - John Green
If a story is w/out flaws or doubts, it is flattery or even brainwashing. You should read it as if drinking a glass of water. But be prepared - you would not remember its taste. - Vinko Vrbanic
But I hasten to finish my story. Brevity is justified at once to those who readily understand, and to those who will never understand. - George Eliot
No story lives unless someone wants to listen. So thank you, all of you. - J.K. Rowling
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. - Stephen King
From the point in life when a man/woman is responsible for his/her choices, he/she starts to live a story brought to life by the dreams that have been consciously or subconsciously conceived. - Ufuoma Apoki
Life doesn’t always go our way. But one thing we know and can stand upon. Jesus has burst open the gates of LIFE. So we look ahead with great joy. The Story of God is one of hope, promise and life eternal. - Anusha Atukorala
Civilization is in fact the longest story of all. Civilization can persist through a series of economies. - Fernand Braudel
A thrilling story can be dull if told badly, but even the most mundane event can be elevated into a tale of epic scale by a good storyteller. - Johnny Rich
Most information doesn’t constitute a story. Think of a telephone directory: lots of information, strong cast, but a bit weak on narrative. What counts in a story is its meaning. And that’s a very different concept from information. - Ian Stewart
The moral of the story was that if you can talk, it's better not to tell the truth. - Louis de Bernières
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? - Tammy Mentzer Brown
The story is always better than your ability to write it. - Robin McKinley
Sometimes Old Nan would tell the same story she'd told before, but we never minded, if it was a good story. Old stories are like old friends, she used to say. You have to visit them from time to time. - George R.R. Martin
It is my opinion that a story worth reading only in childhood is not worth reading even then. - C.S. Lewis
Novels are just very, very, very long lies. That is to say, you’ve got to get your story straight! - Blair Thornburgh
Somebody gets into trouble, then gets out of it again. People love that story. They never get tired of it. - Kurt Vonnegut
Saints cannot exist without a community, as they require, like all of us, nurturance by a people who, while often unfaithful, preserve the habits necessary to learn the story of God. - Stanley Hauerwas
I happen to know that history is nothing but a spin and metaphor, which is what all yarns are made up of, when you strip them down to the underlay. And what makes a hit or a myth, of course, is how that story is told, and by whom. - Joanne Harris
Your life story would not make a good book. Don't even try. - Fran Lebowitz
We are the hero of our own story.
This story is about love, which means that it is also about hate. - Philip José Farmer
That is the American story. People, just like you, following their passions, determined to meet the times on their own terms. They weren't doing it for the money. Their titles weren't fancy. But they changed the course of history and so can you. - Barack Obama
Sometimes you only get one chance to rewrite the qualities of the character you played in a person's life story. Always take it. Never let the world read the wrong version of you. - Shannon L. Alder
A myth, in its original Greek meaning- muthos- is simply that: a story, one which seeks to render life transparent to an intelligible source. - Jules Cashford
Life crumples me like paper,Tight, smashed, discarded. But crumpled paper soon unfolds, Opening slowly, sharing what was once hidden inside,Allowing my story to be revealed. - Robert Clifton Storey Jr
The writer's business is to find the shape in unruly life and to serve her story. - Dorothy Gallagher
The more you've struggled to heal and love yourself, the more inspiring your story will be to others when you come out the other side full of triumph, awareness, and honour. Don't give up. Your struggle today is the source of your wisdom tomorrow. - Vironika Tugaleva
Tell me a story. Be my storyteller. - Arzum Uzun
The story of grace is the Gospel of not just forgiveness, but also of redemption. God uses the weak, the ones who have failed and the ones who had run out of second chances long ago. - Kristen McNulty
Always follow your dreams. Never give up. If you have a thought in your mind write it down. If you have a desire in your heart to write, then write. Tell your story. Make a difference. Touch someone’s heart. - S. Sloan
Every good love story has a start and a finish. What matters is what happens in the middle. - Suzette R. Hinton
How blindly the world reads a man's mien! That I wear a smile does not mean I am in my comfort zone. I am only telling my challenges that I can't be distracted from the beautiful ending of my story. - Bayode Ojo
There are no trifles in the human story, no trifling leaves on the tree. - Victor Hugo
Tell me your story and I will get back your life. - Stephen Richards
Throughout our lives, after all, we look for a story of our origins, to tell us why we were born and why we have lived. - Umberto Eco
Don't think about the writing process too much. Just do one thing: tell the motherfucking story. - Don Roff
One life, One story. Make it a fairytale. - T.A
Question marks are shaped like hooks for a reason: they will hook the reader and drag them deeper into the story - Chuck Wendig
Saying 'Love you' never creates a story, its the beginning of trouble. - Sumanta Goswami
I am more modest now, but I still think that one of the pleasantest of all emotions is to know that I, I with my brain and my hands, have nourished my beloved few, that I have concocted a stew or a story, a rarity or a plain dish, to sustain them truly against the hungers of the world. - M.F.K. Fisher
And I'm dying to know, is it killing you like it's killing me? And the story of us looks a lot like a tragedy now. - Taylor Swift
Never settle for half the story, and make-up and imagine the rest. Get the full Story! - RYCJ
The more I know about God, I am convinced He likes to read books and authors are His librarians. Every soul is a story waiting to be read. - Shannon L. Alder
To tell a ghost story means being willing to be haunted. - Judith "Jack" Halberstam
A well-thought-out story doesn’t need to resemble real life. Life itself tries with all its might to resemble a well-crafted story. - Isaac Babel
Every story has an ending, the only thing that matters is good or bad. - Rushabh Patel
The story comes, and it is pure story. That's all I set out to write. But I don't believe that we can write any kind of story without including, whether we intend to or not, our response to the world around us. - Madeleine L'Engle
No one likes incomplete story, so does the God :-) - Raj Vanjara
I'm left with the pages of my life just turning,The story being filled slowly day by day,But the end is approaching and it is out of my hands, Hopefully I will reach my climax,Hopefully I will be able to draw my conclusions,Until then …All I can do is just turn the page - Morris R. Gates
The page is to the story as the seed is to the flower. - Bankei Yotaku
Everyone has a story. I don't believer anyone can go through life without encountering at least one amazing thing. - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
A great story can change the world. - Stewart Stafford
Life is but a story told at one's funeral - Charles Slamowitz
Do you ever see someone doing something cool and you say to yourself, "I could do that" ... And then you don't? Ask yourself, why not? Honestly, why not? You really may not have a reason to do it, but if you'd regret not doing it? That's a whole other story. - Richie Norton
Work like hell! I had 122 rejection slips before I sold a story. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Writers see the world differently. Every voice we hear, every face we see, every hand we touch could become story fabric. - Buffy Andrews
In the story of life, the prologue and epilogue are written by God. Yet the plot has been given to us; therefore we should write the best prose we can. - James D. Maxon
It's better to be the hero of your own story than to become the villain of someone else's. - Chris Colfer
So the story of man runs in a dreary circle, because he is not yet master of the earth that holds him. - Will Durant
These two oo in "book" are like the two eyes of a reader who fell in love with a story. - Stefanos Livos
When you are falling short in vocabulary to explain the emotion in your story.Than you are writing the right story - Tushar Upreti
I advise all people that have had an interaction with the police to obtain a copy of the police report, as you may find a very different story in there to what actually occurred. - Steven Magee
It takes a hell of a lot of courage to walk into your own story, but to be the hero of your own life you have to rescue yourself. - Shannon L. Alder
And if our love was a story bookWe would meet on the very first pageThe last chapter would be aboutHow I'm thankful for the life we've made.I Love You... - J.Hampden Jackson
...history is not what happened in the past, but the best story we can tell with the available material - Joshua Wolf Shenk
Only half the story is true. The rest is necessary. - John Yau
What seems most significant to me about our movement [Impressionism] is that we have freed painting from the importance of the subject. I am at liberty to paint flowers and call them flowers, without their needing to tell a story. - Pierre-Auguste Renoir
I have no objection to the expression of political opinions in SF if they are an integral part of the story structure. I don't at all appreciate their intrusion for the purpose of converting a story into a political tract, because I consider that intellectually insulting. - Roger Zelazny
If you’re honest with yourself as a writer, trying to tell the best story you can, your story will be an honest one. And your values will come out, no matter how hard you try to disguise them. - Joe Clifford Faust
We are pieces of ancient Earth, bits of sacred story soaked in intellect and dirt. - Oak Chezar
What an inspiring book. Thank heaven Lee Thornton decided to share her remarkable life story with us. Lee's book is a blessing as well as a terrific read. - Caroline Myss
...stories want to be told. Stories have a power of their own ... you can't write a story until you've felt it. Breathed it in. Walked with your characters. Talked with them. - Angelica Banks
The fame of his likes circulates briskly but soon grows heavy and stale; and as for history it will limit his life story to the dash between two dates. - Vladimir Nabokov
Any person of average intelligence could write a better commentary than he does. He hasn't covered a story in years.
There were a story scripted on the wall, no words used though, just pictures, memories, from another world. Her happy place. - Stine Saugmann
There's always another side to the story but nothing compares to the glory of our own short sighted, one sided glorious view - AlunaGeorge
You are not your illness. You have an individual story to tell. You have a name, a history, a personality. Staying yourself is part of the battle. - Julian Seifter
The hand of God is wonderfully evident at those times when He pens stories whose lines we ourselves are far too fearful to pen or whose imaginations are far too limited to envision. And I would unashamedly suggest that the Christmas story is that very story. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
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. - Bridget Asher
Until the lion learns how to write, every story will glorify the hunter. - J. Nozipo Maraire
We're saying the story doesn't end here, that the air in your lungs is there for a reason. - Jamie Tworkowski
Don't compare your story to a movie or a book because it is written by a script writer and yours by God - Anonymous
Different versions of a true story - Margi Preus
A story has its purpose and its path. It must be told correctly for it to be understood. - Marcus Sedgwick
My short love story gave me lots of memories but i never wanted memories, I wanted you. - Raaz Ojha
When well told, a story captured the subtle movement of change. If a novel was a map of a country, a story was the bright silver pin that marked the crossroads. - Ann Patchett
God is the Master Author of your life. He has written every page of your life story in His eternal book. It's up to you to turn up the pages and move on with the next chapter or just get yourself stuck in the same content over and over again."- Elizabeth's Quotes - Elizabeth E. Castillo
Danger is real. Heartache is real. Fear is not. It’s a story we tell ourselves. - Brianna Wiest
It is raining! In other words little poems are coming down from the sky! Nature is literature! Sun is a fable; forest is a story; birds are a theatre; mountains are a myth; rain is a poem! Nature is literature! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Don't worry about meaning. If a story's any good, it can't help but have meaning. Let the PhDs tell you what your story means. - William Kittredge
I couldn't suppress a smile. It was inconceivable that I was here, in a place as extraordinary as the fantasy books Sophie loved. Maybe...just maybe those stories are based on a measure of truth. Maybe one day I'd write our story. - Heather L. L. FitzGerald
I started writing a story twenty years ago..yet remain unfinished until this time..'.couldn't not think how I end this story because it covers entirely pain, grief, and sorrow... If one story like this, how should it end...? - J.B. AC
Sometimes just looking into a person's eyes can tell a graphic story and a brilliant novel if you have the ability to turn it into words. - L.L. Caulton
...Tolstoy said, happiness is an allegory, unhappiness a story - then what does that make us?... - John Geddes
What is history but the story of how politicians have squandered the blood and treasure of the human race? - Thomas Sowell
Don’t overact the story of your name. Overact the story of your work. - Karl Lagerfeld
A great story is impossible to forget. - A.D. Posey
My friends have made the story of my life. In a thousand ways they have turned my limitations into beautiful privileges. - Helen Keller
May be I am villain in your story, but I am hero in mine. - Shon Mehta
Most of us are responsible most of the time, or we would not have come this far, it is remembering to not tell the victim story when we are under pressure that makes you a leader. - Malti Bhojwani
Authors are the closest thing man would come to understanding God. It is a remarkable thing to conjure up a life and create its story. - Palle Oswald
Do you believe that our stories were written from before that we are but actors performing on the stage called life with neither rehearsals nor retakes, the dialogues of our own and a fleeting audience or are you someone who pens down his own story? - Chirag Tulsiani
Once you know you are worthy and your story is worthy, you fight for other stories. - Jedidiah Jenkins
There is beauty in the art, and a story in the words! spk - Susan Pace-Koch
The story becomes clearer with time. - A.D. Posey
I believe there is a hero in each of us. The best books are the ones that remind us of who we already are and empower us to embrace our own story. - Marilynn Halas
so many people would be afraid to look in the mirror if the saw their character and not their face…it would be like american horror story. - Turcois Ominek
Every word a woman writes changes the story of the world, revises the official version. - Carolyn See
All of which makes up a story I do not choose to tell. I choose not to tell it because to no one, not even to you, do I own proof that I am a substantial being with a substantial history in the world. - J.M. Coetzee
Life is an intricate play with actors waiting for an explanation. Each added act confers a new interpretation of the story. ( "Waiting for the pieces to fall into place" ) - Erik Pevernagie
To live by grace means to acknowledge my whole life story, the light side and the dark. In admitting my shadow side I learn who I am and what God's grace means. - Brennan Manning
While he sweated out a story she bled put a poem. (Dark City Lights) - S. J. Rozan
These secrets are not secrets per se but are truths hidden from public view. I had to write this book. There had to be a reason I survived to tell this story. - Rebecca Allard
Our lives are a novel being written. We are its author. Every action we encounter and every person we meet has a role and a place in our ultimate story. It is in our control to decide the level of how, who and what impacts us and how large a role we decide to assign each. - Mark W. Boyer
Writing fulfils an insatiable drive. Finishing the story satisfies my thirst. But I must keep drinking until the story quenches a buyer. - Ace Antonio Hall
Some people will leave you soon no matter how, but it's not the ending of your story, it's just the ending of their role in your story. cause life goes on, and you should just expect damage from others. - Marouane LAASSAFAR
I believe in letting the story speak for itself. - L.M. Fields
The novelist defines the story with the following example: If you are told that the king died and then the queen died, that is a sequence of events. If you were told that the king died and then the queen died of grief, that is a story that he was interested. - E.M. Forster
Life is a story. - Sagar Gorijala.
Life is like a B-picture script. It is that corny. If I had my life story offered to me to film, I'd turn it down.
Be the hero of your own story. You are born to turn you mess into a message and the test into a testimony. - Farshad Asl
Every story needs to be worth telling. - Vera Nazarian
I would have been glad to agree to let them all proceed henceforth in complete ignorance of psychology, if they would forget my opinion of chocolate sodas or the story of the amusing episode on a Spanish streetcar. - B.F. Skinner
The story of the king is the story of the people, and unfortunately, to this day, no king has learned that lesson. - Rabih Alameddine
It's not an easy thing to tell a true story. - Allen Morris Jones
The greatest story every(any)one can tell is the story of their life. Just don't let the climax of your story be unrealized dreams. - Unarine Ramaru
Passion is seldom the end of any story, for it cannot long endure if it is not soon supplemented with true affection and mutual respect. - Kathryn L. Nelson
Stop beating yourself up over all the days you didn’t work on your story. Focus on what you can do today.Sit down, and write. - M. Kirin
The enormity of problems like hunger and social injustice can certainly motivate us to act. We can be convinced logically of the need for intervention and change. But it is the story of one individual that ultimately makes the difference—by offeringliving proof. - John Capecci and Timothy Cage
Don't be so impatient in finding love; take your time & allow the Lord to write that special love story for you. Otherwise you'll be busy reading the back of the book. - Surgeo Bell
Is falling in love with someone's story the same thing as falling in love with the person himself? - Allie Condie
A story never ends. The narrator is usually provided with a nice, artistic spot for his voice to stop, but that's about all. - J.D. Salinger
Who you are moment to moment is just a story. - Chuck Palahniuk
To believers, the bible is a holy book, to unbelievers, it is a story book. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Loosers want it but only through the easy way. If action taking were like reading a story book, loosers would only love to open the picture pages - Israelmore Ayivor
Let your story grow. Let it surprise you, and it will certainly surprise your readers. - M. Kirin
Most of the pain we feel is nothing more than a story that needs telling. - Ashly Lorenzana
Enemies are people who's story you haven't heard, or who's face you haven't seen. - Irene Butter
The story of Sodom is God's reminder to the modern world. - Sunday Adelaja
The only way to build a fan base is to have a lot of material out there for readers to find. You can't manufacture a fan base. You create it, one story at a time. - Kristine Kathryn Rusch
No man can walk out from his own story. - Rango
Do not settle; open up yourself by surrendering to creating your own kind of success ALL THE WAY! Whether you have superior or less-than-average skills, you will cultivate your success story through determination and consistency. - K. Abernathy Can You Action Past Your Devil's Advocate
The story of money is very funny. Others burn what we earn. Why not give as we live, so the world will cry when we die. - RVM
Just go on reading, as well as you can, and be sure that when the children get the thrill of the story, for which you wait, they will be asking more questions, and pertinent ones, than you are able to answer. - Arthur Quiller-Couch
If you have a story that seems worth telling, and you think you can tell it worthily, then the thing for you to do is to tell it, regardless of whether it has to do with sex, sailors or mounted policemen. - Dashiell Hammett
Let us hope that we are all preceded in this world by a love story. - Don Snyder
I cannot find the perfect person, but I refuse to live my life living a tragic love story based on just sex, and selfish act. - Roxy Writer
a walk is only a step away from a story, and every path tells. - Robert Macfarlane
Without story books is like a person with no soul. - Stephen King
A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam. - Frederik Pohl
I know that story, when you start a fight, the main idea is one to survive, one to be the victim and one to be the killer. This explains why FBI, CSI and DIA and other departments are here! - Deyth Banger
Never compare your love story to those you watch in movies. They're written by scriptwriters, yours is written by God. - Efren Peñaflorida Jr.
Never be afraid to share your story. No one can tell it like you can. - Toni Sorenson
So this is my cue of where to leave you. Now it's your story to retell and pass on. Because an idea is only relevant if it's being thought upon. So remember, never surrender.'Cause the unrelenting constancy of love and hope will rescue and restore from any scope. - Thomas Dutton
Make this part of your brand DNA... Tell Your Story In a Way People Will Care. - Ted Rubin
a story is ready when it falls from your face - Steve Aylett
Everything we do really is just a little marker on the long road to death. And sometimes that’s overwhelmingly depressing to me, and sometimes it makes me feel kinship and forgiveness. We’ve all got the same ending to the story. The way we make that story more elaborate, I got to respect. - Joss Whedon
A lot of (children's literature) beginners get bogged down by morals. A moral should never be driving the story. And a moral should never be confused with a plot. You can't preach to kids, and you can't talk down to them, either. It's amazing how they sense condescension. - Patty Smith
The best chapters in your life story are written by love. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Real life is never quite as interesting as the story told afterward. - Laurence Overmire
Although we, as Christians, are living in Sodom, we are not to become citizens of Sodom. . The story of Sodom is God's reminder to the modern world - Sunday Adelaja
Suspense doesn’t always have to be about physical danger. Making the reader worry is a universal concept that can be applied to any story. - Sandy Vaile
The papers say we're married, but it's the heart that writes the love story. - Anthony Liccione
Basically all the religions,sciences and powers of the world boil down to a simple truth. The Best Story Teller will win in the end! - Stanley Victor Paskavich
For walk where we will, we tread upon some story. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story. It changes the relationship of two people much more strongly than even the final surrender; because this kiss already has within it that surrender. - Emil Ludwig
The story of getting there is greater than the story of being there. Wherever your there might be. - Chris Burkmenn
it's difficult to root for America when the villains of the story live in a ditch and are armed with jagged rocks. At some point in recent years they looked up from their international heroism to realize they'd alienated the entire world. - Yahtzee Croshaw
1408 Film by Stephen King freak me out, the story also freak me out. But watching the film how is made, how much reverses were shown just terrified me. The ending was suprising! - Deyth Banger
Characters who simply have goals opposed by others do not create the effects of a story. - Bill Johnson
Ducking for apples -- change one letter and it's the story of my life. - Dorothy Parker
You can't make a fan of everyone. Stay true to your story, characters, music, art or whatever it is you do and fuck everyone else who doesn't like it. Life isn't perfect. - Ann Marie Frohoff
Like all bitter men, Flint knew less than half the story and was more interested in unloading his own peppery feelings than in learning the truth. - John Cheever
Every life is a story. Every story has mistakes. If you focus too much on the mistakes, you will miss the story. In doing that, you are making a dreadful mistake yourself. Sometimes, it is the mistakes that enrich and give the story so much more meaning than it would have had otherwise. - Beverly S. Harless
Inside every human is a story worth sharing. What's your story? - Lynda Cheldelin Fell
Often what people don't say or leave out, tells the real story. - Shannon L. Alder
Judge tenderly, if you must. There is usually a side you have not heard, a story you know nothing about, and a battle waged that you are not having to fight. - Traci Lea LaRussa
I'm the least confident person in so many ways. But I believed that if somebody gave me the chance to tell a story, I would tell a story [well enough] that the person who gave me the chance would get their money back. - Joss Whedon
A story is just a convoluted lie...with some hidden truths. - Christian Clason
Every work of art tells a story. - A.D. Posey
I asked her what a true story was because I thought that all stories were made up. She said a true story was called fact, and a made-up story was called ficton. Auntie May said a made-up story is a bit like telling lies, only the people who read them knew that already and so it didn’t matter - Rebecca Lloyd
Feelings have more to do with the story you tell yourself than the facts. - Marilyn Suttle
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass. - Eudora Welty
Wanderess, Wanderess, weave us a story of seduction and ruse. Heroic be the Wanderess, the world be her muse. - Roman Payne
A book series is never truly over. The story lives on, even when the final page has been turned. - Richard P. Denney
Why do I write? Out of fear. Out of fear that the memory of the people I write about might go lost. Out of fear that the memory of myself might get lost. Or even just to be shielded by a story, to slip inside a story and stop being recognizable, controllable, subject to blackmail. - Fabrizio de André
i choose to focus my energy on what I believe deserves my time, life passes us by so quickly and before we know it; were looking back at our story, make sure the choices you decide on; will give you a movie worth watching. - Nikki Rowe
Truth only has one story, while a lie has a dictionary. - Ryan Trinder-James
You are not yourself in autobiography. It is never going to be you, it is only words on a page. Memories are unreliable, so adding the magic of imagination will make your story come alive. - K.H. Rennie
The longer and more carefully we look at a funny story, the sadder it becomes. - Nikolai Gogol
It's not given even to the greatest writers to tell someone else's story. - Marty Rubin
Every story needs a Hero. - April Genevieve Tucholke
Still, failure, success, what is it? Whae gies a fuck. We aw live, then we die, in quite a short space ay time n аw. That's it; end ay fuckin story. - Irvine Welsh
And I loved the whole idea behind the story, which is that you're beautiful, so don't let other people tell you that you're not just because you don't look like the people in magazines. Or because you're not that weird ideal body image that's out there right now. - Mike Myers
We may say that the characters in fairytales are ‘good to think with’…[and that] the job of the fairytale is to show that Why? questions cannot be answered except in one way: by telling the stories. The story does not contain the answer, it is the answer. - Brian Wicker
Writers do not have the privilege of sleep. There is always a story coming alive in their heads, constantly composing. Whether they choose it or not. - Coco J. Ginger
A writer may not know the way at first; but if he endeavors to complete his task, he carves a path with his story, a knowledge shortcut. - Susan J. McIntire
I love books where I can't wait to turn every page, songs that grab me the first time I hear them, and films that make me totally forget about the craft because I am totally engaged in the story. - John Grooters
Waiting for you is like waiting for rain in this drought. Useless and disappointing." ~ Sam (), A Cinderella Story - Hilary Duff
I wrote the story myself. It's about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it. - Mae West
Even the most impassioned devotee of the ghost story would admit that the taste for it is slightly abnormal, a survival, perhaps, from adolescence, a disease of deficiency suffered by those whose lives and imaginations do not react satisfactorily to normal experience and require an extra thrill - L.P. Hartley
If the final chapter of your life story is written by love, you are guaranteed a happy ending. - Matshona Dhliwayo
No two stories are the same. They may seem the same at first glance, but, once you take a closer look, give the story some of your time, you realise its unique qualities. - S. A. Tawks
In a world full of polished and perfected final drafts, she was the raw and honest scribbled story. - Kavya Janani.U
If you want to know the truth, he says, leaning forward like he’s getting ready to tell a really good story, it has to do with Kelsey. And the biggest lie of all.And that’s when I realize the thing about the truth. It always comes out, no matter what you do. - Lauren Barnholdt
Courage, the original definition of courage, when it first came into the English language it’s from the Latin word cor, meaning heart and the original definition was to tell the story of who you are with your whole heart. - Brené Brown
At any given moment, you have the power to say: This is not how the story is going to end. - Christine Mason Miller
I realized that I'm lonely without her and she's incomplete without me. There will be no end to our love story.. - Taimoor Madni
Originality is not writing the story that has never been told, but writing the stories only you can tell. - M. Kirin
Anxiety is a sign that you have made up a story contrary to reality. Love does not fear. - Alan Cohen
Trust in your story, it's powerful enough. Oftentimes, it is not the lack of power that is our struggle; but it is our unawareness of the power that we do have, which is our biggest hurdle to surmount. - C. JoyBell C.
One’s story isn’t a skin to be shed— it’s inescapable, one’s body and blood. You go on pumping it out till you die, the story veined with the themes of your life, the ever-recurring story that’s at once your invention and the invention of you. - Philip Roth
I always tell my students, about the biggest baddest things in life you must try to write small and light, save the big writing for the unexpected tiny thing that always makes or breaks a story. - Pam Houston
Once upon a time, there was a story. But no one to tell it. - A.D.Y. Howle
Life is Like a Book, You cant Just read the Back, you Have to Dive in and Experience The Story within - Look Im A Cat
...hope nourishes while loss empties a person out," he said.... "Lila, my love, my love,...lay down your weapons. Don't punish us because I told myself a different story than the one you told yourself. - Anat Talshir
It's my time to scare you, it's time for scary story. - Deyth Banger
Because we are all connected, we are meant to share our "story" with the world. It strengthens both the story teller and the listener. - Keith Dussia
Being convinced one knows the whole story is the surest way to fail.
Action is the pulse of any good story, but the character is the heart. If the action has no consequence to the character, the story loses heart. - Linda W. Yezak
I start with a tingle, a kind of feeling of the story I will write. Then come the characters, and they take over, they make the story. - Karen Blixen
Tell the story as if it were only of interest to the small circle of your characters, of which you may be one. There is no other way to put life into the story. - Horacio Quiroga
The end is the best part of any story - Michael Grant
Will you miss him Holly? he asked suddenly. [...] No, she said. I will not miss him. But her eyes told the real story. - Eoin Colfer
Yes, in all my research, the greatest leaders looked inward and were able to tell a good story with authenticity and passion. - Depak Chopras
The only way to get the ending you want is to write your own story. - Ashley Ford
Become your own success story, not someone else's. - Stephen Richards
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