Every true love and friendship is a story of unexpected transformation. If we are the same person before and after we loved, that means we haven't loved enough.— Elif Safak
Restlessness True Story quotations
If you lose count of how many cookies you ate, the calorie intake ceases to exist. True story.
There is no story that is not true.
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.
The true story of every person in this world is not the story you see, the external story. The true story of each person is the journey of his or her heart.
Fairy tales are more than true.
The best stories are often true...The narrative of human life is most beautiful when told truthfully and without boundaries.
Tell me how you read and I'll tell you who you are.
It's hard when you're doing a film based on a true story to really figure out what all those relationships were.
Tell me who your enemy is, and I will tell you who you are.
There's an old story about the person who wished his computer were as easy to use as his telephone. That wish has come true, since I no longer know how to use my telephone.
So it's true, when all is said and done, grief is the price we pay for love.
Tell me with whom you associate, and I will tell you who you are.
If I seem to wander, if I seem to stray, remember that true stories seldom take the straightest way
If you feel stuck in your present life, if you feel no enthusiasm for anything, if you think you have no purpose or that you lost that purpose somewhere along the way, I guarantee you are living in a dungeon made of stories. And that none of those limiting stories are true.
Myths are stories that express meaning, morality or motivation. Whether they are true or not is irrelevant.
While helping hundreds of thousands of refugees, Red Cross volunteers undoubtedly heard stories of Nazi brutality and rumors of mass gassings and they noted those rumors and kept an eye out for any evidence of them, but they saw nothing to indicate that the rumors were true.
Wars produce many stories of fiction, some of which are told until they are believed to be true.
True love stories never have endings.
The true novelist is one who understands the work as a continuous poem, is a myth-maker, and the wonder of the art resides in the endless different ways of telling a story.
Tell me who you walk with, and I'll tell you who you are.
For all those who make such stories which are not true, I only say God forgive all these people. I feel sorry for them because they are doing so much harm to themselves.
Story book endings, fairytales coming true.
If you tell a true story, you can't be wrong.
All true stories begin and end in a cemetery" - The Shadow of the Wind
Stories have tangents; they open up and become different things. You can still have a structure, but you should leave room to dream. If you stay true to your ideas, filmmaking becomes an inside-out, honest kind of process. And if it's an honest thing for you, there's a chance that people will feel that, even if it's abstract.
All stories are true,” Skarpi said.
“But this one really happened, if that’s what you mean.” He took another slow drink, then smiled again, his bright eyes dancing. “More or less. You have to be a bit of a liar to tell a story the right way. Too much truth confuses the facts. Too much honesty makes you sound insincere.
When you are in the present moment, you break the continuity of your story, of past and future. Then true intelligence arises, and also love.
Nail me to my car and I'll tell you who you are
Reality - the way that is, exactly as it is, in every moment - is always kind.
It's our story about reality that blurs our vision, obscures what's true, and leads us to believe that there is injustice in the world. I sometimes say that you move totally away from reality when you believe that there is a legitimate reason to suffer.
No subject is terrible if the story is true, if the prose is clean and honest, and if it affirms courage and grace under pressure.
Defining oneself is a revolutionary act, and, as described in her memoir, Janet Mock fiercely fought to free herself with exquisite bravery and sensitivity. Redefining Realness is full of hope, dreams, and determination. It is a true American girl story.
True education is a kind of never ending story — a matter of continual beginnings, of habitual fresh starts, of persistent newness.
All stories, if continued far enough, end in death.
Life is this simple: we are living in a world that is absolutely transparent and the divine is shining through it all the time. This is not just a nice story or a fable, it is true.