Not only is your story worth telling, but it can be told in words so painstakingly eloquent that it becomes a song.— Gloria Naylor
Memorable Telling Your Story quotations
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.
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.
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
Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love brought together under one roof.
You gotta make your own way. You gotta find a way. You gotta get it done. It's hard. It's tough. That's what I tell my students every day in class. I've been very fortunate. Some people might call me a hardhead, but I'm not going to let other people dictate to me who I should be or the stories I should tell. That doesn't register with me.
Humans will always tell you the story.
Dogs can only tell you the truth. Trust your instincts and listen your dog.
When the remedy you have offered only increases the disease, then leave him who will not be cured, and tell your story to someone who seeks the truth.
The only thing standing between you and your goal is the bullshit story you keep telling yourself as to why you can't achieve it.
You may do this, I tell you, it is permitted. Begin again the story of your life.
During the last decades, films about the black experience have been produced, directed, and even scripted by white men. Some of them are excellent. But most reflect George Bernard Shaw’s warning that 'if you do not tell your stories others will tell them for you and they will vulgarize and degrade you.'
Exercise your purchasing power as a consumer, volunteer and bring joy to those in need, and share your experiences, tell your stories, and inspire others along the way.
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.
Beware of the stories you read or tell;
subtly, at night, beneath the waters of consciousness, they are altering your world.
Let me tell you how the story ends, where the good guys die and the bad guys win. It doesn't matter how many friend you make, but the graffite they write on your grave.
Your face tells a story and it shouldn't be a story about your drive to the doctor's office.
Listen carefully, be transparent, be responsive, be authentic, tell great stories-the qualities that would make you the hotshot at a party-and they'll make your organization a likeable one on social networks.
Tell me who your enemy is, and I will tell you who you are.
I never feel lonely if I've got a book - they're like old friends.
Even if you're not reading them over and over again, you know they are there. And they're part of your history. They sort of tell a story about your journey through life.
Now, as for this new breed of musicians with their 'ultrasonic' conservatory technique, I say: So What. Tell me a story from the heart of your soul and what your existence in this Universe is all about!
I believe your home tells a story about who you are and who you aspire to be.
We represent ourselves through the things we own. I don't believe in trends. I believe in collecting things that you connect with. We should surround ourselves with things we care about, that have meaning.
Tell me how many songs that I must sing before I can see you in your glory, hear your whole entire story, bathe inside your golden, golden sea?
We're sending you best wishes And hope your day goes well And that you'll find some memories With stories you can tell Of how you had a marvelous time And those around you too With fun and lots of laughter And all this just for you.. Have a Very Happy Birthday
Those bad times are important. They give you a chance to practice, listen, take stock, have a life, get your feet back on the ground, and maybe you'll live to tell the story.
Don't wait around for someone else to tell your story. Do it yourself by whatever means necessary.
You are your own stories and therefore free to imagine and experience what it means to be human... And although you don't have complete control over the narrative - no author does, I can tell you - you could nevertheless create it.
Draw your chair up close to the edge of the precipice and I’ll tell you a story.
Ah, stardom! They put your name on a star in the sidewalk on Hollywood Boulevard and you walk down and find a pile of dog manure on it. That tells the whole story, baby.
Don't try to follow in my footsteps. Make your own footsteps! No one else can tell the stories that are inside of you except for you.
As a Vietnamese refugee who became an American writer, I can tell you that you matter, that your sadness matters, the story of how you survived and triumphed matters. For every story that belongs to you, in time, belongs to America.
Tell the story that's been growing in your heart, the characters you can't keep out of your head, the tale story that speaks to you, that pops into your head during your daily commute, that wakes you up in the morning.
When you understand, that what you're telling is just a story.
It isn't happening anymore. When you realize the story you're telling is just words, when you can just crumble up and throw your past in the trashcan, then we'll figure out who you're going to be.
In any situation that calls for you to persuade, convince or manage someone or a group of people to do something, the ability to tell a purposeful story will be your secret sauce.
It is important to tell good stories.
You can tell stories even if they are not huge, epic, and wonderful. You can still take the responsibility for being a scribe of your tribe.
Raw and honest is what I go for [in my style of shooting].
I am looking for your inner beauty. The outside tells a story... But together is raw honesty.