Quotes by storytelling

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  • Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Carlos Ruiz Zafon
    Spanish novelist 1964-2020
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    A modern-day Dickens with a popular voice and a genius for storytelling in any genre, Stephen King has written many wonderful books.
  • 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.
  • Carl Hiaasen
    Carl Hiaasen
    American writer, author and journalist 1953-
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    All novels are about crime. You'd be hard pressed to find any novel that does not have an element of crime. I don't see myself as a crime novelist, but there are crimes in my books. That's the nature of storytelling, if you want to reflect the real world.
  • Brian De Palma
    Brian De Palma
    American film director and screenwriter 1940-
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    But, number one, I think traditional noir doesn't work in contemporary storytelling because we don't live in that world anymore.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
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    Forecasting is simply not a strength of the species; we are much better with tools and narrative storytelling.
  • Bryce Dallas Howard
    Bryce Dallas Howard
    American actress and filmmaker 1981-
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    I definitely managed to do different kinds of things. My focus is usually who the director is, because at the end of the day the director is the storyteller, what the movie is all about. I don't want to participate in something that I don't think is constructive storytelling.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    I like narrative storytelling as being part of a tradition, a folk tradition.
  • Bruce Feirstein
    Bruce Feirstein
    American screenwriter and humorist 1956-
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    I started as a journalist for magazines in New York City, so it was always storytelling. And moving into movies was a natural transition.
  • Armistead Maupin
    Armistead Maupin
    American writer 1944-
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    I think that instinct, that storytelling instinct, rescued me most of my life.
  • Ben Wheatley
    Ben Wheatley
    English filmmaker and screenwriter 1972-
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    If you judge everything by how photographically real it looks, then you're missing out on a lot of what art is about and what communication is. There are ambiguities in life, and that should be reflected in art, cinema, and storytelling, I think.
  • Aaron Sorkin
    Aaron Sorkin
    American screenwriter, director, producer, and playwright 1961-
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    It's populated by people who, by and large, have terrific communication skills. Every day is an extraordinary day. For me, it was just a great area for storytelling.
  • Tim O'Brien
    Tim O'Brien
    American novelist 1946-
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    My life is storytelling. I believe in stories, in their incredible power to keep people alive, to keep the living alive, and the dead.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
    American actress, comedian, director and producer 1961-
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    Over the years, if you look at the films of people like Billy Wilder, Preston Sturges, Frank Capra, their supporting characters, even if it's a doorman with two lines, always seem three-dimensional. To me, that's a sign of good storytelling.
  • Bradley Cooper
    Bradley Cooper
    American actor and filmmaker 1975-
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    Personally, I've made myself a very small window of what I enjoy in this business, which is I love being a big part of the storytelling process.
  • Ajay Naidu
    Ajay Naidu
    American actor 1972-
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    Rap is rhythm and poetry. Hip-hop is storytelling and poetry as well.
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