Not Telling The Whole Story Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 46 Quotes About Not Telling The Whole Story

#1. I had come out of the city, where story-telling is a manufactured science, to the country where story-telling is a by-product of life. - Author: Dana Burnet
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#2. Telling a true story about personal experience is not just a matter of being oneself, or even or finding oneself. It is also a matter of choosing oneself. - Author: Harriet Lerner
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#3. I truly believe that if we keep telling the Christmas story, singing the Christmas songs, and living the Christmas spirit, we can bring joy and happiness and peace to this world. - Author: Norman Vincent Peale
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#4. People want biography. People want memoir. They want you to tell them that the story you're telling them is true. The thing I'm telling you is true, but it did not always happen to me. - Author: Dorothy Allison
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#5. You want to have a song that people will listen to and go, 'Oh, yeah! That reminds me of something in my life,' or, 'something I'm currently going through,' or maybe something happens later and you hear the song and go, 'Wow! That really was telling a story that I can relate to now.' That's my hope. - Author: Pegi Young
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#6. I'm telling the same story in every film. - Author: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
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#7. I remember facing him on opening day in 1987. It was Oakland at the Minnesota Twins, the first time I got him out on a breaking ball down-and-in and next at bat he hit the same pitch for a home run. I was telling my kids that story yesterday. - Author: Curt Young
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#8. A story is not a thing. A story is an act. It only exists in the brief moment of its telling. The question you must ask is what a story has the power to do. The truth of something you do is very different from the truth of something you know. - Author: Matthew J. Kirby
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#9. Admittedly, the masturbation story is just a "Hey, this is one of my best-of's, I'll throw it in the special." But the grandmother stuff, really, I feel like is part of the theme and part of the best way to end the story that I'm telling with the special. - Author: Jen Kirkman
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#10. What I am trying to achieve is a voice sitting by a fireplace telling you a story on a winter's evening. - Author: Truman Capote
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#11. Everybody's got a different way of telling a story - and has different stories to tell. - Author: Keith Richards
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#12. Just as with the quartet, each part of a painting is telling a different story. - Author: Guido Molinari
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#13. [A]ll these years, I had been telling myself that my feelings for you were a juvenile infatuation; a dream inspired by my secret hope that somewhere there could be a creature who could love me. - Author: Kellyn Roth
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#14. You've got to trust the ground you're standing on and the work you've done in telling your story. The goal should be to bring those thousands of people - viewers - together and make them one. When you feel that happening, it's usually in silence, not applause or laughter. - Author: Kevin Spacey
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#15. A news organization has a much different responsibility. I might not be telling you the whole story. I might not be telling you a story in a manner that is properly sophisticated. - Author: Aaron Sorkin
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#16. I'm a liar, but an honest one. People reproach me for not always telling the same story in the same way. But this happens because I've invented the whole tale from the start and it seems boring to me and unkind to other people to repeat myself. - Author: Federico Fellini
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#17. When everyone is determined to present someone as a monster, there are two possibilities: either he's a saint or they themselves are not telling the whole story. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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#18. The characters are telling you the story. I'm not telling you the story, they're going to do it. If I do it right, you will get the whole story. - Author: George V. Higgins
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#19. So many tankers come down with maintenance problems all at once. I do not think that the press is telling us the whole story. Then again, maybe they are just a little slow on the uptake. The truth will reveal that Allah has truly blessed us. - Author: Christian F. Burton
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#20. Anyone who tells you they're not nervous playing on the CMAs stage, I'm afraid they're not telling you the whole story. - Author: Hunter Hayes
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#21. The story of undocumented immigrants in this country is not just about undocumented immigrants. It's about the country as a whole, and it's about us being able to tell the truth about where we are with this issue because we haven't been telling the truth about where we are with this issue. - Author: Jose Antonio Vargas
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#22. I can only answer that I tried to tell the truth and, if not be objective, at least be fair; history is not served when reporters prize trepidation and propriety over the robust journalistic duty to tell the whole story. - Author: Randy Shilts
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#23. When I write I pretend I'm telling a story to someone in the room and I don't want them to get up until I'm finished. - Author: James Patterson
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#24. I love nonfiction the most. It's hard to find a good nonfiction story, and that's why I'm not as prolific, I guess, as a lot of people. They're hard to find. I love the nonfiction writer Ben Macintyre. I think he's terrific at the form of telling a story in a cinematic way. - Author: Robert Kurson
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#25. There might be a proper age to know how to tell a story, but there's no proper age to start telling them. - Author: Xavier Dolan
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#26. A perception is not a story, and no amount of sensitivity can make a story-writer out of you if you just plain don't have a gift for telling a story. - Author: Flannery O'Connor
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#27. I'm a sci-fi fan, and I guess you have to let go of some of that at some point, and realize that as long as you're focused on telling a story that you care about, at the end of the day, that's what really matters, even to hard-core sci-fi fans. - Author: Rian Johnson
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#28. The happening and the telling are very different things. This doesn't mean that the story isn't true, only that I honestly don't know anymore if I really remember it or only remember how to tell it. - Author: Karen Joy Fowler
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#29. William Faulkner said, "The only story worth telling is that of the human mind in conflict with itself". - Author: Miles Skedsvold
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#30. There are more people involved in telling a story than the writer. - Author: Cecelia Ahern
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#31. When writing a book what is more important? Grammar and spelling or telling a great story? I know which I would choose. - Author: Samuel Colbran
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#32. I think story-telling is innate in human beings, it's something that we've done since we scrawled across cave walls. - Author: Cameron Diaz
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#33. A myth, in its original Greek meaning- muthos- is simply that: a story, one which seeks to render life transparent to an intelligible source. - Author: Jules Cashford
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#34. Crime fiction makes money. It may be harder for writers to get published, but crime is doing better than most of what we like to call CanLit. It's elementary, plot-driven, character-rich story-telling at its best. - Author: Linwood Barclay
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#35. My clothes have a story. They have an identity. They have a character and a purpose. That's why they become classics. Because they keep on telling a story. They are still telling it. - Author: Vivienne Westwood
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#36. Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. - Author: Jane Austen
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#37. Telling the story, acknowledging what has happened and how you feel, is often a necessary part of forgiveness. - Author: Sharon Salzberg
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#38. Then it was you who wounded Aravis?"
"It was I."
"But what for?"
"Child," said the Voice, "I am telling you your story, not hers. I tell no one any story but his own. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#39. When I am telling it, it doesn't seem as if it was only made up. It seems more real than you are
more real than the schoolroom. I feel as if I were all the people in the story
one after the other. It is queer. - Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett
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#40. The story unfolded quickly as I typed, in a way I was becoming familiar with. There was something about putting the truth on paper, bringing facts into the light of day where everyone could look at them, that made my fingers move faster -- it was becoming one of my favorite sensations on earth. - Author: Gwenda Bond
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#41. Like JJ Abrams, creators just want to tell a story and entertain people. So why only focus in one way of telling it?Give readers another way to connect with your story. Entertainment does not need to be contained in one medium. Think about telling your story in many mediums. - Author: Anne-Rae Vasquez
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#42. It will be a great story when I'm an old man telling my grandkids that I was once the best player in the world. - Author: Luke Donald
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#43. You can't be a serious writer of fiction unless you believe the story you are telling. - Author: Norman Mailer
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#44. The idea of starting with that Kanye [West] song is declarative. It says, "This is the kind of story we're telling." - Author: Akiva Goldsman
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#45. When you tell the children tales of the Baba Yaga on a cold winter's night, you might remember to mention that whether or not the witch is wicked often depends on who is telling the story. - Author: Deborah Blake
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#46. Life begins at forty, but so does arthritis, and the habit of telling the same story three times to the same person. - Author: Sam Levenson
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