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  • Salman Rushdie
    Salman Rushdie
    Engels writer 1948-
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    An attack upon our ability to tell stories is not just censorship - it is a crime against our nature as human beings.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    In the average newspaper there is not a complete suppression of stories that the sacred cows don't want printed. But rather what happens is that the stories get printed with stresses, colorations and emphasis that favor the sacred cows.
  • Betty Wright
    Betty Wright
    American singer 1953-2020
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    'Pain' is more indicative of what I like to do. I'm lyric-conscious. I like to tell stories, give advice. Instead of writing a 'Dear Abby' column, I do it on records.
  • Anderson Cooper
    Anderson Cooper
    American television journalist 1967-
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    A lot of compelling stories in the world aren't being told, and the fact that people don't know about them compounds the suffering.
  • Calista Flockhart
    Calista Flockhart
    American actress 1964-
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    A lot of the tabloid stories are written so well, they're very clever and very funny. But you have to focus on what's really important and not read them - don't dive into it and don't get caught up in it.
  • Byron Howard
    Byron Howard
    American film director and producer 1968-
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    A nice thing about being at Disney is that these movies can develop into a presence in theme parks and become something real, or maybe get a sequel or tell other stories.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.
  • Bob Shacochis
    Bob Shacochis
    American writer 1951-
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    A whole bunch of agents and editors looked at my stories, and they all said, in effect, 'You're a pretty good writer and you should probably get these published; when you grow up and write a novel, get in touch.'
  • Aaron Stanford
    Aaron Stanford
    American actor 1976-
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    Actors, we like stories, we like storytelling, we love being a part of the story, and if you give us a story that's interesting then we'll want to do it.
  • Baz Luhrmann
    Baz Luhrmann
    Australian director, writer, and producer 1962-
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    All good, clean stories are melodrama; it's just the set of devices that determines how you show or hide it.
  • Peter Carey
    Peter Carey
    Australian writer 1943-
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    All our heroes, all our great stories are about failure.
  • Ernest Hemingway
    Ernest Hemingway
    American writer 1899-1961
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    All stories, if continued far enough, end in death.
    Source: Death in the Afternoon (1932) Ch. 11
  • Arthur Christopher Benson
    Arthur Christopher Benson
    English essayist, poet, author and academic 1862-1925
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    All the best stories in the world are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.
  • Boris Becker
    Boris Becker
    German tennis player 1967-
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    An autobiography is not about pictures; it's about the stories; it's about honesty and as much truth as you can tell without coming too close to other people's privacy.
  • Bill Mumy
    Bill Mumy
    American actor and musician 1954-
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    Babylon 5 is probably the biggest, most ambitious television science fiction series ever made. It's one big novel told over five years with 110 different stories told within it.
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