If I'm gonna tell a real story, I'm gonna start with my name.— Kendrick Lamar
Unconventional Telling Stories quotations
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.
I am only a mouthpiece through which to tell the story of lynching and I have told it so often that I know it by heart. I do not have to embellish; it makes its own way.
What I tell people is be the best version of yourself in anything that you do.
You don't have to live anybody else's story.
Every person you meet has a story to tell, a lesson to teach and a dream to share.
Life begins at 40 -- but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
Life begins at 40 - but so do fallen arches, rheumatism, faulty eyesight, and the tendency to tell a story to the same person, three or four times.
Try to reach for a simple, visual phrase that tells you what the picture is all about and evokes the essence of the story
If you keep telling the same sad small story, you will keep living the same sad small life.
Not only is your story worth telling, but it can be told in words so painstakingly eloquent that it becomes a song.
If you don't recount your family history, it will be lost.
Honor your own stories and tell them too. The tales may not seem very important, but they are what binds families and makes each of us who we are.
That's what we do, man, we're like storytellers.
We tell you stories from the streets. Whether we did it before when we was young or we heard it from one of the homies telling us a tale of what he been through. It's all in having fun and creating a movie like vibe to tell a tale from the streets.
Don't forget - no one else sees the world the way you do, so no one else can tell the stories that you have to tell.
From every wound there is a scar, and every scar tells a story. A story that says, "I survived."
Africa's risks are mainly perceived and not real.
Unfortunately for us in Africa we are not really very good at telling our own story. But things are changing and people are beginning to understand that things are going very, very well.
But how could you live and have no story to tell?
Those who tell the stories rule society.
And it's a human need to be told stories.
The more we're governed by idiots and have no control over our destinies, the more we need to tell stories to each other about who we are, why we are, where we come from, and what might be possible.
There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories.
I was born an only child in Vienna, Austria.
My father found hours to sit by me by the library fire and tell fairy stories.
No matter what you do, your job is to tell your story.
I will never again play anything that does not have social significance.
We American jazz musicians of African descent have proved beyond all doubt that we are master musicians of our instruments. Now what we have to do is employ our skill to tell the dramatic story of our people and what we've been through.
If you want your children to be smart, tell them stories.
If you want them to be really smart, tell them more stories. If you want your children to be brilliant, tell them even more stories.
There is probably a smell of roasted chestnuts and other good comfortable things all the time, for we are telling Winter Stories - Ghost Stories, or more shame for us - round the Christmas fire; and we have never stirred, except to draw a little nearer to it.
Courage is telling our story, not being immune to criticism.
When the raindrop touches the ocean, can it tell a story.
It's important that we share our experiences with other people.
Your story will heal you and your story will heal somebody else. When you tell your story, you free yourself and give other people permission to acknowledge their own story
If you want real control, drop the illusion of control;
let life have you. It does anyway. You’re just telling yourself the story of how it doesn’t.
Declarations of high confidence mainly tell you that an idividual has construced a coherent story in his mind, not necessarily that the story is true.
Clothes make a statement. Costumes tell a story.
That was certainly true the first time, when I did Body Heat, the first movie that I directed. I was looking for a vessel to tell a certain kind of story, and I was a huge fan of Film Noir, and what I liked about it was that it was so extreme in style.
You need contrast and conflict in order to tell a story.
Stories need to have dark and light, turmoil, all those things. But that does not mean the filmmaker has to suffer in order to show the suffering. Stories should have the suffering, not the people.
Great stories happen to those who can tell them.
Whoever tells the best story wins.
Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.
Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love brought together under one roof.
Marketing is no longer about the stuff you make, but about the stories you tell.
The blues tells a story. Every line of the blues has a meaning.
Technology is the campfire around which we tell our stories.
Movements have narratives. They tell stories, because they are not just about rearranging economics and politics. They also rearrange meaning. And they're not just about redistributing the goods. They're about figuring out what is good.
The Key is, no matter what story you tell, make the buyer the hero.
The world is not a courtroom There is no judge no jury no plaintiff.
This is a caravan filled with eccentric beings telling wondrous stories about God.
If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera.
Most people don't know how to tell stories.
It's all those stories and how they braid together that tells us who and what and where we are
I will tell you something about stories .
. . They aren't just entertainment. Don't be fooled. They are all we have, you see, all we have to fight off illness and death.