Quotation Explorer - 'Storytelling'

Storytelling? God started that. Discovery. Lust. Murder. Revenge. Power. Sin. Redemption. Forgiveness. Miracles. We simply retell the stories in the language of our generation. - Dennis R. Miller
Storytelling comes naturally to humans, but since we live in an unnatural world, we sometimes need a little help doing what we'd naturally do. - Dan Harmon
Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it. - Hannah Arendt
We have, as human beings, a storytelling problem. We're a bit too quick to come up with explanations for things we don't really have an explanation for. - Malcolm Gladwell
Storytelling is an essential part of our cultural and human identity...when we become afraid of stories outside the mainstream, I believe we have lost a valuable part of our cultural inheritance and growth. - Louise Sommer
Woman, especially her sexuality, provides the object of endless commentary , description, supposition. But the result of all the telling only deepens the enigma and makes woman's erotic force something that male storytelling can never quite explain or contain. - Peter Brooks
The lively oral storytelling scene in Scots and Gaelic spills over into the majority English-speaking culture, imbuing it with a strong sense of narrative drive that is essential to the modern novel, screenplay and even non-fiction. - Sara Sheridan
I think that's the way people absorb television. All the explanations in Doctor Who are there if that's your bag, but they're not essential to your enjoyment of it. An awful lot of storytelling isn't really about making people understand it's about making people care. - Steven Moffat
Of course I believe in magic. I believe in storytelling. - Luke Taylor
...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
Storytelling is a gift, but writing is a learned art. - Beem Weeks
Storytelling answers questions and solves mysteries. - A.D. Posey
There is no society that does not highly value fictional storytelling. Ever. - Orson Scott Card
Writing is storytelling and all of us are authors, not just of words but of reality. You are the author of your life, so go out and live! Then never quit writing about it! - Ben Mikaelsen
For me, all writing -- storytelling and style -- gets back to the Bible, Twain and Hemingway, and not in that order. - Dennis R. Miller
Storytelling keeps life going. - A.D. Posey
A mundane lie hiding an exotic truth is deception; an exotic lie hiding a mundane truth is storytelling. Deception may be necessary to preserve life, but storytelling makes life worth living. - Christopher Buehlman
So there’s a freeing up that happens when I can go into that storytelling mode...It isn’t about how much sense you make, it is about how compelling you are. (interview) - Nalo Hopkinson
To paint an image and to write a poem, is to reclaim the dignity and personal joy...it is an invitation for my creative contemplation of an opened mind...it is a storytelling venture on a blank page of paper and white canvases...it is reclaiming my life. - Isabella Koldras, Reclaiming my Life.
I’ve always had a vivid imagination in terms of storytelling, but thankfully I learned early on that imagination can be stifled or enhanced by one’s writing ability—what I call word work. My goal from then on was to make sure my writing skills were up to speed with my imagination. - Marvin Brown
The single thing all women need in the world is inspiration, and inspiration comes from storytelling. - Zainab Salbi
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