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Terry Tempest Williams Quotes and Sayings

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Story is a sacred visualization,
a way of echoing experience.
- Terry Tempest Williams

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

For everything I observe or experience,
I create a story - not sometimes, but always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I choose to create a joyful story in THIS moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

I create a new and more loving story
to surround each event in my past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles are a retelling in small letters
of the very same story
which is written across the whole world
in letters too large for some of us to see.
- C. S. Lewis

The greatest obstacle to a Joyful Life
is your "story" about your life.
Your story is filled with perceives needs and obligations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Today is your day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade your story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Watch Wondrous Cloud Animals Parade My Story.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade my story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For me, the most powerful expressions of true Christianity
in this material world are an unconditional love of all humans,
and an uncompromising commitment to caring for all
who are sick, infirm, or troubled -
as expressed in the biblical story of the Good Samaritan.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best comfort I could offer
was to just let her tell her story.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

A story should have a beginning, a middle,
and an end...
but not necessarily in that order.
- Jean-Luc Godard

Recounting of a life story, a mind thinking aloud leads
one inevitably to the consideration of problems which
are no longer psychological but spiritual.
- Paul Tournier

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone.
To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story.
When I hear her snoring, I hang up.
- Adam Sandler

I decided to devote my life to telling the story because
I felt that having survived I owe something to the dead.
and anyone who does not remember betrays them again.
- Elie Wiesel

I did my very first film with Kirk in Detective Story
when he was the greatest,
greatest star in the world.
I fell in love with him, had a crush on him then.
- Lee Grant

So I'm not really quite sure what Landis' plans were to make another one.
The American Werewolf in Paris was a completely separate story.
- Jenny Agutter

The unfolding of a story is both as exciting and as
difficult for each and every novel I've written,
regardless of time and place.
- Rose Tremain

In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem.
If the lead characters in the story are driven to it,
it's at the extreme end of their experience.
- Dean Koontz

Well, I had nightmares when I was doing the Klan story all the time.
I had a recurring nightmare of basically being exposed
as a Jew inside the Klan compound.
- Jon Ronson

I wanted to tell a story that interested me as much
in the telling as in the watching.
- Neil LaBute

In a lot of cases, as in Tom and Nicole's case,
the tabloids were about to break the story,
so they said just let the news out.
And they called organizations such as ours.
- Mary Hart

Some of the characters in the story had a fortune in fantasy lives.
- R. Z. Sheppard

You can take a handful of dollars, a good story,
and people with passion and make a movie that will
stand up against any $70 million movie.
- Jason Patric

You're telling the story, creating the sets,
doing the lighting, the designing, and establishing the pace.
- Bill Sienkiewicz

I love meeting new people; I think everyone has a story to tell.
We should all listen sometimes.
- Kim Smith

George W. Bush bought the election - period.
End of story.
There is no argument.
You can try to come up with any argument you can,
but there is none.
- Gary Coleman

I definitely would like to do something serious.
Not like a love story, but serious like maybe a gangster or a mobster.
A gang or a mob movie would be great.
- Jason Mewes

Each story we approach in the same way,
with curiosity and interest and determination to get behind the image.
- Martin Bashir

The Indian story has never been written.
Maybe I am the man to do it.
- Zane Grey

I tried to stick to my game plan, which was always
being aware of what my A story was -
the love story between a father and his son,
and that son and his daughter.
- Ted Demme

There's no worse crime in journalism these days than
simply deciding something's a story because Drudge links to it.
- Chuck Todd

At Home in the World is the story of a young woman,
raised in some difficult circumstances,
and how she survives.
It tells a story of redemption, not victimhood.
- Joyce Maynard

Eventually the story would spill over into the regular media.
- David Brock

Photography must be integrated with the story.
- James Wong Howe

I've never told you the story of Alice in Wonderland,
have I?
- Edgar Bergen

I like the way Wiseman builds a story in an unconventional way.
- Jim McKay

Networks don't want a show with a continuing story.
There's no backend potential.
- William Devane

The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation
is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
- Virginia Woolf

I figured somebody wrote a story who had a typewriter
and I thought that movies were made by the cowboys and that they just said,
'Okay, you fall off the horse this time.'
- John Sayles

But when 9/11 struck, I had a change of heart.
I knew the story had to be told because what happened
at 9/11 is a direct result of what the economic hit men are doing.
- John Perkins

Although this is a fictitious story the history is real.
You don't want to re-write history but you certainly
want to portray events and characters as realistically as you can.
- James D'arcy

If they're going to write a story they're going to
write the story whether it's true or not.
- Mary-Kate Olsen

Before he went to sleep, I told him a little story
about a rabbit we saw run around the beach house we rented.
- Dick Bruna

I have never read horror, nor do I consider The Exorcist to be such,
but rather as a suspenseful supernatural detective story,
or paranormal police procedural.
- William Peter Blatty

West Side Story was terribly important because of the
style of the dancing and the gangs of New York.
- Vincente Minnelli

There's no environment.
Use your imagination.
There's no fourth wall, whether it's the first time
you've told this story about her life,
or the sixth time.
- Jill Clayburgh

So usually even if you like a sentence or a story or something,
it won't come out that way - it'll come out years later,
and in a different way, and you don't really control that.
- Keren Ann

I will not go into a story unprepared.
I will do my homework, and that's something I learned at an early age.
- Ed Bradley

I feel my story has been exercised very thoroughly and very frequently.
- Jack Kilby

A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.
- Raymond Chandler

Writing a story or a novel is one way of discovering sequence in experience,
of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer's own life.
- Eudora Welty

Maybe I will write a memoir, perhaps I'll do some essays,
or maybe I will write a mystery story.
- David Herbert Donald

I can work in films as long as the story doesn't have a realistic nature.
If I'm working with an allegory, a fantasy,
it can be developed in synthetic terms.
- Manuel Puig

This story, I predict, will grow to be worse than Watergate.
The American people need to have the answers.
- Curt Weldon

It's just so much fun to make up characters,
situations, and everything else about a story.
I have so much freedom and flexibility to do whatever I want.
- Margaret Haddix

The basic quality that any great story must have is
a story that illustrates the human condition.
- William Shatner

I just want to be told a story, and I want to believe I'm living that story,
and I don't give a thought to influences or method
or any other writerly concerns.
- Anne Tyler

When I was a junior camp counselor and it was my job
to tell the campers a bedtime story or devotional,
I would tell them a rapture story.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

All directors are storytellers, so the motivation was
to tell the story I wanted to tell.
That's what I love.
- Spike Lee

Narrative identity takes part in the story's movement,
in the dialectic between order and disorder.
- Paul Ricoeur

It all goes back, of course, to Adam and Eve -
a story which shows among other things,
that if you make a woman out of a man,
you are bound to get into trouble.
- Carol Gilligan

The reporter is the daily prisoner of clocked facts.
On all working days, he is expected to do his best
in one swift swipe at each story.
- Jim Bishop

Novelists have always had complete freedom to pretty
much tell their story any way they saw fit.
And that's what I'm trying to do.
- Quentin Tarantino

The public history of modern art is the story of conventional
people not knowing what they are dealing with.
- Golda Meir

The story of Jesus is very fascinating.
It still has such a tremendous power,
even after 2,000 years!
We don't really know if he existed as a historical figure.
- Bjorn Ulvaeus

My autobiography was simply the story of my life.
- Sidney Poitier


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