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  • STORY QUOTES fromHollywood
  • 1“Stories are the creative conversion of life itself into a more powerful,clearer, more meaningful experience. They are the currency of human contact.” Robert McKee
  • 2 “If youre sitting in your minivan, playing your computer animated films for your children in the back seat, is it the animation thats entertaining you as you drive and listen? No, its the storytelling. Thats why we put so much importance on story. No amount of great animation will save a bad story.” John Lasseter
  • 3 “The public has an appetite for anything about imagination: anything that is as far away from reality as is creatively possible.“ Steven Spielberg
  • 4“Animation offers a medium of story telling and visual entertainmentwhich can bring pleasure and information to people of all ageseverywhere in the world.” Walt Disney
  • 5 “Your story may not have such a happy beginning, but that doesnt make you who you are. it is the rest of your story, who you choose to be. So, who are you, Panda?” Soothsayer, Kung Fu Panda
  • 6 “A director must be a policeman, a midwife, a psychoanalyst, a sycophant and a bastard.“ Billy Wilder
  • 7 “If Im King, wheres my power? Can I form a government? Can I levy a tax, declare a war? No! And yet I am the seat of all authority. Why? Because the nation believes that when I speak, I speak for them(...)”. King George VI, The King‟s speech
  • 8 “A man tells so many stories, that he becomes the stories. They live on after him, and in that way he becomes immortal”. Will Bloom, Big Fish
  • 9 Sometimes reality is too complex. Stories give it form. Jean Luc Godard
  • 10 "If you focus on the humanity of your stories, your characters, then the horror will be stronger, scarier. Without the humanity, the horror becomes nothing more than a tawdry parlor trick. All flash and no magic, and worst of all, no heart.“ Don Roff
  • 11“All communication simply to keep this ant colony buzzing along in anefficient, polite manner."Heres your change." ‟Paper or plastic?‟ „Credit ordebit?‟ „You want ketchup with that?‟ I dont want a straw. I want real humanmoments. I want to see you. I want you to see me(…)” Soap Opera Woman, Waking Life
  • 12 “No! Ill die a warriors death! Stories will be told of this day! Live, and tell those stories yourself! “ Sif, Thor
  • 13 “A director shouldnt get in the way of the movie, the story should.” Frank Darabont
  • 14 “Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.” Alfred Hitchcock
  • STORY QUOTES inPhilosophy
  • 15 “The destiny of the world is determined less by the battles that are lost and won than by the stories it loves and believes in.” Harold Goddard
  • 16"We are our stories. We compress years of experience, thought, and emotioninto a few compact narratives that we convey to others and tell to ourselves.That has always been true. But personal narrative has become more prevalent,and perhaps more urgent, in a time of abundance, when many of us are freer toseek a deeper understanding of ourselves and our purpose." Daniel Pink
  • 17 “Great stories happen to those who can tell them.” Ira Glass
  • 18 “One of the ways to reincarnate is to tell your story.” Spalding Gray
  • 19“The human species thinks in metaphors and learns through stories.” Mary Catherine Bateson
  • 20 “The universe is made of stories, not atoms.” Muriel Rukeyser
  • 21 “Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it.” Hannah Arendt
  • 22“People are hungry for stories. It‟s part of our very being. Storytelling is aform of history, of immortality too. It goes from one generation to another.” Studs Terkel
  • 23 “We live in story like a fish lives in water. We swim through words and images siphoning story through our minds the way a fish siphons water through its gills. We cannot think without language.” Christina Baldwin
  • 24 “To be a person is to have a story to tell.” Isak Dinesen
  • 25“You have to understand, my dears, that the shortest distance betweentruth and a human being is a story. “ Anthony De Mello
  • STORY QUOTES inBranding
  • 26 “The stronger the dialog, the stronger the brand; the weaker the dialog, the weaker the brand.” Larry Webber
  • 27 “You must understand how your brand emotionally resonates with customers and then position your message in the right place to tell the right story at just the right time.” Melinda Partin
  • 28 “Facts don‟t persuade, feelings do. And stories are the best way to get at those feelings.” Tom Asacker
  • 29“Stories have power. They delight, enchant, touch, teach, recall, inspire,motivate, challenge. They help us understand. They imprint a picture onour minds. Consequently, stories often pack more punch than sermons.Want to make a point or raise an issue? Tell a story.” Janet Litherland
  • 30 “At its very core, marketing is storytelling. The best advertising campaigns take us on an emotional journey – appealing to our wants, needs and desires – while tar he same time a telling us about a product or service.” Melinda Partin
  • 31 “Stories are the single most powerful weapon in a leader‟s arsenal.” Howard Gardner, Harvard University
  • 32 "Make the customer the hero of your story." Ann Handley
  • STORY QUOTES inDaily Life
  • 33 “Story is the vehicle we use to make sense of our lives in a world that often defies logic.” Jim Trelease
  • 34”Drama comes from contrast, showing the difference between „whatwas‟ and „what is‟. The greatest the difference, the greater the drama.” @LouHoffman
  • 35 “No matter what you do in your life, what you create, what career you have, whether you have a family or kids, or make a lot of money. Your greatest creation is always going to be your life‟s story.” Jonathan Harris, artist
  • 36 "Well, if storytelling is important, then your narrative ability, or your ability to put into words or use what someone else has put into words effectively, is important too." Howard Gardner
  • 37 “Storytelling is the calculated release of information." Alex Garland
  • 38“Man is eminently a storyteller. His search for a purpose, a cause, anideal, a mission and the like is largely a search for a plot and a patternin the development of his life story - a story that is basically withoutmeaning or pattern.” Eric Hoffer
  • 39 “Stories are our primary tools of learning and teaching, the repositories of our lore and legends. They bring order into our confusing world. Think about how many times a day you use stories to pass along data, insights, memories or common-sense advice.” Edward Miller, writing coach
  • 40 “We all live in suspense, from day to day, from hour to hour: in other words, we are the hero of our own story.” Mary McCarthy
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