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All directors are storytellers, so the motivation was to tell the story I wanted to tell. That's what I love.
It's not an accident that both my sister and I are writers. Our parents created an accidental Petri dish. My family has great storytellers, and I grew up in a very funny, conversational house and didn't have television. This small family farm was a bubble world that didn't have much to do with reality.
Money is the probably the most successful story ever told. It has no objective value... but then you have these master storytellers: the big bankers, the finance ministers... and they come, and they tell a very convincing story.
Yuval Noah Harari
Honestly, the essence of publishing hasn't changed. Since the days of the cave man carving stuff on the cave walls, people have wanted stories, and storytellers have wanted an audience. That is still the case. The changes are really a matter of format.
To be a black person is to come from a long bloodline of survivors and storytellers, with a resilience that people can't even comprehend.
I write and I read, and I write and read my way into and out of ideas and life. And that's what we do. That's what storytellers do.
Whether in cave paintings or the latest uses of the Internet, human beings have always told their histories and truths through parable and fable. We are inveterate storytellers.
We're all born storytellers. It's part of the species. But, more specifically, I suppose a particular combination of sensitivity and trauma made me a writer: an essential disquiet with reality, which required exploration through portrayal.
Founders are often great storytellers because they're in the business of constantly selling a dream against all odds.
The tradition of the South is not urban... I think we are a region of storytellers, naturally, just from our tribal instincts. We did not have the pleasures of the theater or the dance, motion pictures when they came along. We simply entertain each other by talking.
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I was a super-duper Tupac fan, and I realized later, when I became a huge Nas fan and a huge Eminem fan, I was drawn to the storytellers. They all told stories in different ways, but they were all like the best storytellers.
Before we were born, a whole society of storytellers was already here. The storytellers who were here before us taught us how to be human.
Don Miguel Ruiz
There's a stigma attached to being an actor. People from 'Big Brother' call themselves actors. There's so much crap. It's not about appreciating that we're here to service the public, that we're storytellers. It doesn't sit comfortably with me.
Because storytelling, and visual storytelling, was put in the hands of everybody, and we have all now become storytellers.
Because if we the storytellers don't do this, then the bad people will win.
I was at the University of Miami, and I still had, like, a semester or so left. And through the film school, I found out that Al Gore was launching a new TV network; they were looking for passionate young storytellers to transform television, which was, like, ambiguous but magnificent-sounding.
My parents were both storytellers. They always spoke with metaphorical richness.
I've always thought stand-up comedians were the oral storytellers of our time, because they know rhetoric, they know delivery, they know timing, they know all of these things that you can only learn by telling a story out loud and interacting with an audience.
People who actually tell stories, meaning people who write novels and make feature films, don't see themselves as storytellers.
I'm excited about what technology is offering storytellers and movie- and TV-makers.
It's time for storytellers to tell the stories that have not had the privilege of being shown to the world, and the audience will be there.
Jon M. Chu
We have privilege in our hands as storytellers. We need to tell stories that reflect our world.
Indians are marvelous storytellers. In some ways, that oral tradition is stronger than the written tradition.
N. Scott Momaday
Storytellers have the right to answer any question they choose.
Vince McMahon is one of the greatest storytellers of all time, but WWE's not striving for the kind of innovation it's capable of.
I was never academically driven in English, but, again, Tom Waits is a perfect example of an influence. He writes so immaculately and paints so perfectly a world and the characters within it. There are writers like that who are my influences: vivid and gifted storytellers.
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