story Quotes

18 of the best book quotes about story
  1. #1
    “The story of Trump was the story of how he tried to make himself a story. He was shameless, campy, and instructive: if you were willing to risk humiliation, the world could be yours. Trump became the objective correlative for the rising appetite for fame and notoriety.”
  2. #2
    “Newt remained curled in the chair. He held out his painty hands as though a cat’s cradle were strung between them. ‘No wonder kids grow up crazy. A cat’s cradle is nothing but a bunch of X’s between somebody’s hands, and little kids look and look and look at all those X’s….‘”
  3. #3
    “The story was writing itself and I was having a hard time keeping up with it.”
  4. #4
    “Hello boys and girls. Hannah Baker here. Live and in stereo. No return engagements, no encore, and this time absolutely no requests. I hope you’re ready, because I’m about to tell you the story of my life. More specifically, why it ended. And if you’re listening to these tapes, you’re one of the reasons why.”
  5. #5
    “I just... I caught myself thinking about it over and over. And then I realized that I was simply remembering it as something that was wrong with me. That was the story I was telling myself - that I was somehow inferior. Isn’t that interesting? The past is just a story we tell ourselves.”
  6. #6
    “Where there is an absence of story, or perhaps a bad story, a good storyteller walks in and changes reality. He doesn’t critique the existing story, or lament about his boredom, like a critic. He just tells something different and invites other people into the new story he is telling.”
  7. #7
    “A story is based on what people think is important, so when we live a story, we are telling people around us what we think is important.”
  8. #8
    “In many cases when a reader puts a story aside because it ‘got boring,’ the boredom arose because the writer grew enchanted with his powers of description and lost sight of his priority, which is to keep the ball rolling.”
  9. #9
    “All sunsets have their own story, it is just that ours will always fall incomplete.”
  1. #10
    “Most people want to hear or tell a good story. But they don’t realize they can and should be the good story. That requires intentional living.”
  2. #11
    ″‘I’m coming with you,’ said Mr Lemoncello. ‘I just have to see how this story ends!‘”
  3. #12
    “I realize that some people will not believe that a child of little more than ten years is capable of having such feelings. My story is not intended for them. I am telling it to those who have a better knowledge of man.”
  4. #13
    “My story is not a pleasant one; it neither sweet nor harmonious, as invented stories are; it has the taste of nonsense and chaos, of madness and dreams–like the lives of all men who stop deceiving themselves.”
  5. #14
    “Sometimes happiness is not knowing the whole story.”
  6. #15
    “It is not the voice that commands the story: it is the ear.”
  7. #16
    ″... on this great day of deliverance, on this day of emancipation, let’s us tell ourselves our story...”
  8. #17
    “Well this is my story- the story of me and my daughter, of my husband and my son and of two perfect strangers. It is the story of how one day, sixteen years ago, without notice, without warning, we were all struck by lightning.”
  9. #18
    “Everyone has a story to tell. Everyone is a writer, some are written in the books and some are confined to hearts.”

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