quote by John Mulaney

I have a lot of stories about being a kid because it was the last time I was interesting.

— John Mulaney

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Interesting stories quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

To observe and watch one's own mind is something really interesting.

The untrained mind will run and follow its old habit patterns. Because it has not been trained and taught, it will get lost in all kinds of stories and issues. Therefore we have to train our mind. The meditation practice in Buddhism is all about training one's own mind.

I have been saying this for some time, but customers are not interested in grand games with higher-quality graphics and sound and epic stories. Only people who do not know the video game business would advocate the release of next-generation machines when people are not interested in cutting-edge technologies.

Interesting stories quote You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.

The Bible is endlessly interesting because it is God's story, and God by nature is himself endlessly interesting. The Bible is an ever-flowing fountain. The more you read it, the more you find its truth and beauty to be inexhaustible.


I've received a lot of positive feedback from both the secular and Christian markets. People seem to be receiving it with open arms and hearts, and are interested in the stories I want to share about my relationship with God and my faith.

Interesting stories quote Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.
Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.
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Recently I heard a 'wise guy' story that I had a party at my home for twenty-five men. It's an interesting story, but I don't know twenty-five men I'd want to invite ta a party.

It's really hard to get stories made that are about women.

Not just women being obsessed with men, or supporting men. And it's really hard to get men to be a part of films that are about women in a leading role. I'm really interested in how we can adjust that.

Be unpredictable, be real, be interesting. Tell a good story.

Interesting stories quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

Most songs have meager beginnings. You wake up in the morning, you throw on your suspenders, and you subvocalize and just think. They seem to form like calcium. I can't think of a story right off the bat that was that interesting. I write things on the back of my hand, usually, and sing into a tape recorder.


Television news is now entertainment, and the stories are being written by the people that have a special interest in them.

There's a great appetite for smart television.

Every day I get up and there are interesting stories I want to do.

Interesting stories quote Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on.
Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on.
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Before you know it you'll be my age telling your own granddaughter the story of your life and you wanna make it an interesting one, don't you? You wanna be able to tell her some adventures, some excitements, some something. How you live your life, little one, is a gift for those who come after you, a kind of inheritance.

What I try to do is write a story about a detective rather than a detective story. Keeping the reader fooled until the last, possible moment is a good trick and I usually try to play it, but I can't attach more than secondary importance to it. The puzzle isn't so interesting to me as the behavior of the detective attacking it.

I feel very privileged to hear how somebody used to run around stickin' people up and stealing cars, and now they're gettin' their life back together... I just love the stories. The stories of the fallen world, they excite us. That's the interesting stuff.

Interesting stories quote You Can, end of story !
You Can, end of story !
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I have been successful probably because I have always realized that I knew nothing about writing and have merely tried to tell an interesting story entertainingly.

I'm interested in stories which insist on a dog fails-to-eat-dog kind of world.

I hate misanthropy, want to believe that there's a possibility that we might all be redeemed, that hope deferred makes the soul sick, that our humanity is fragile, funny, common, crazy, full of the longing for love, the failure of love.

I'm interested in reality, and I'm interested in survival.

I'm interested in people who aren't the lucky ones, who maybe have a tougher time surviving, and telling their story.

Interesting stories quote Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable
Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you.

Magicians will always tell you the trick is the most important thing, but Im more interested in telling a story.

Storytelling may be what most distinguishes social movements from interest groups.


I have written, probably, more books for children than any other writer, from story-books to plays, and can claim to know more about interesting children than most.

Interesting stories quote Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.

The most important things to remember about back story are that (a) everyone has a history and (b) most of it isn’t very interesting.

Life has its pains and evils-its bitter disappointments;

but like a good novel and in healthful length of days, there is infinite joy in seeing the World, the most interesting of continued stories, unfold.

All of Hollywood is run on one assumption: That women will watch stories about men, but men won't watch stories about women. It is a horrible indictment of our society of we assume that one half of our population is just not interested in the other half.

Interesting stories quote Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
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I call [ordinary people] real people, because they have in themselves an incredible treasure - stories, a way of speaking, a way of sharing, an innocence and a perversity which I find very interesting to discover little by little.


I was always fascinated by fairy stories, fantasy, you know, demons, necromancers, gods and goddesses, everything that is out of our kin and out of our everyday world. I was always interested in enchantment and magicians and still am.

The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.

Interesting stories quote Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life
Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.

You get trapped by stories. Though I've got this reputation for being out of control, it's not true, it just happens to be a more interesting story than the truth.

A story should be managed so that it should suggest interesting things to the reader instead of the author's doing all the thinking for him, and setting it before him in black and white.

Until a character becomes a personality it cannot be believed.

Without personality, the character may do funny or interesting things, but unless people are able to identify themselves with the character, its actions will seem unreal. And without personality, a story cannot ring true to the audience.

Interesting stories quote Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.
Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.

At MTV, it's very nice sometimes to be able to be very specific.

Specificity really makes a news story interesting because you can color it in that personality.

Personal inspection at zero altitude.

The stories come from my life - if not my own experiences, then about topics and subjects that interest me.

I never was taught how to go into a meeting and talk about a tour and how to plan a show, but seeing that side of things [about] someone who wants to be a Unicorn but has to now be a boss and navigate this is a really powerful and interesting story.

I just think that pop music is very interesting in how it can reach so many people. I like that I can tell stories and I just wanted to be heard more, I guess. That's why it's pop, but in my mind I don't really view my music as pop, I don't really view it as anything. I just look at it as a picture, I like visuals.

What is more important is finding the soul of the character, and making sure it fits well into this story. And that it be dramatic and interesting and captivating, because these people weren't entertainers, you know.

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