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  • Carol Gilligan
    Carol Gilligan
    American feminist, ethicist and psychologist 1936-
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    Implicitly adopting the male life as the norm, they have tried to fashion women out of a masculine cloth. It all goes back to Adam and Eve a story which shows... that if you make a woman out of man, you are bound to get into trouble.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.
  • Bryce Dallas Howard
    Bryce Dallas Howard
    American actress and filmmaker 1981-
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    '50/50' is a comedy. I shouldn't say it's a buddy comedy because it's not farcical, and it's based on a true story, but it's viewing that experience through a very truthful lens of humour.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    'Frankenstein' was all about the idea that, through electricity and the destruction of night, man creating light and darkness, we took on god-like powers and then abused them like gods, and we are only men. That's a story about man making a man in his own image. The inversion of natural order.
  • Caitriona Balfe
    Caitriona Balfe
    Irish actress, producer and former 1979-
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    'Game of Thrones' has multiple story lines, multiple countries, and it's complete fantasy.
  • Carolyn See
    Carolyn See
    American writer 1934-2016
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    'Gillespie and I' is a deliciously morbid, almost smutty story, a compendium of inappropriate wants and smarmy desires.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
    American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
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    'Noah' doesn't merely get the story wrong; like all Biblical adaptations, it's bound to do that (although some aspects of the film are out and out ridiculous). It gets the morality of the story wrong, and in the process turns God into Gaia and morality into radical deep green environmentalism.
  • Cab Calloway
    Cab Calloway
    American jazz singer, dancer, bandleader and actor 1907-1994
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    90%, 100% are going there to hear the singing. The story is another thing. Nobody's interested in the story. Happiness is happiness.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    A boy's story is the best that is ever told.
  • Ouida
    Ouida
    English novelist, pseudonym of Maria Louise Ramé 1839-1908
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    A cruel story runs on wheels, and every hand oils the wheels as they run.
  • Boris Becker
    Boris Becker
    German tennis player 1967-
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    A few years after my first son was born, he wanted to know how we chose his name, so I began reading him the story of Noah's Ark.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.
  • Anne McCaffrey
    Anne McCaffrey
    American-Irish writer 1926-2011
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    A good story is a good story no matter who wrote it.
  • Isaac Bashevis Singer
    Isaac Bashevis Singer
    Polish-born Jewish writer in Yiddish, Nobel Prize in Literature 1902-1991
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    A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind.
  • Adam Baldwin
    Adam Baldwin
    American actor 1962-
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    A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter. In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week.
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