Stories - Quotes

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Who tells the stories of a culture really governs human behavior.

George Gerbner

A person`s never too old for stories [...]. Man and boy, girl and woman, never too old. We live for them.

Stephen King

The stories we hear in childhood are the ones we remember all our lives.

Stephen King

There’s nothing like stories on a windy night when folks have found a warm place in a cold world.

Stephen King

Stories are, in one way or another, mirrors. We use them to explain to ourselves how the world works or how it doesn`t work. Like mirrors, stories prepare us for the day to come. They distract us from the things in the darkness.

Neil Gaiman

Short stories are tiny windows into other worlds and other minds and other dreams. They are journeys you can make to the far side of the universe and still be back in time for dinner.

Neil Gaiman

There`s a story behind everything. How a picture got on a wall. How a scar got on your face. Sometimes the stories are simple, and sometimes they are hard and heartbreaking. But behind all your stories is always your mother`s story, because hers is where yours begin.

Mitch Albom

Humans are pattern-seeking story-telling animals, and we are quite adept at telling stories about patterns, whether they exist or not.

Michael Shermer

We all have a thirst for wonder. It`s a deeply human quality. Science and religion are both bound up with it. What I`m saying is, you don`t have to make stories up, you don`t have to exaggerate. There`s wonder and awe enough in the real world. Nature`s a lot better at inventing wonders than we are.

Carl Sagan

Stories are as unique as the people who tell them, and the best stories are those in which the ending is a surprise.

Nicholas Sparks

What is a man but the sum of his memories? We are the stories we live! The tales we tell ourselves!

Assassin`s Creed

The world is full of stories, and from time to time they permit themselves to be told.

Prey

No matter how many pages of sentences and paragraphs of great stories led up to it, it would always have the last word.

Sarah Dessen

People don`t want their lives fixed. Nobody wants their problems solved. Their dramas. Their distractions. Their stories resolved. Their messes cleaned up. Because what would they have left? Just the big scary unknown.

Chuck Palahniuk

If we don`t tell strange stories, when something strange happens we won`t believe it.

Shannon Hale

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