Six billion of us walking the planet,
six billion smaller worlds
on the bigger one.
Six billion stories, every one an epic,
full of tragedy and triumph,
good and evil, despair and hope.
– Dean Koontz
Their story, yours and mine — it’s what we all carry with us on this trip we take, and
we owe it to each other to respect our stories and learn from them.
– William Carlos Williams
All human beings have an innate need to hear and
tell stories and to have a story to live by.
– Harvey Cox
Storytelling is a form of history, of immortality too.
It goes from one generation to another.
– Studs Terkel
If history were taught in the form of stories,
it would never be forgotten
– Rudyard Kipling
To be a person is to have a story to tell.
– Isak Dinesen
hardwired for storytelling and understanding the
world through stories and metaphors.
We spend all of our life trying to be less lonesome.
One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say and to feel
‘Yes, that is the way it is, or at least that is the way I feel it.’
You’re not as alone as you thought.
– John Steinbeck
– Muriel Rukeyser
before they told stories and sang songs.
– Albert Bates Lord
– Laurens Van der Post
They aren’t just entertainment.
Don’t be fooled.
They are all we have, you see,
All we have to fight off
illness and death
– Leslie Marmon Silko
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