Tellers Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 66 Quotes About Tellers

#1. Our stories are the tellers of us. -Little Bee - Author: Chris Cleave
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#2. Let us go forth, the tellers of tales, and seize whatever prey the heart long for, and have no fear. Everything exists, everything is true, and the earth is only a little dust under our feet. - Author: W.B.Yeats
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#3. My family, they're story tellers. My mom is Irish, and my dad is Italian. In my family, we weren't allowed to watch TV while we ate - we had to sit around the table and tell stories about our day. - Author: Meg Cabot
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#4. I'm a dinosaur, he thought, lumbering through a world where truthtellers
are despised. - Author: Tess Gerritsen
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#5. All poets and story tellers alive today make a single brotherhood; they are engaged in a single work, picturing our human life. Whoever pictures life as he sees it, reassembles in his own way the details of existence which affect him deeply, and so creates a spiritual world of his own. - Author: Haniel Long
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#6. All of us should treasure his (John Dillinger) Oriental wisdom and his preaching of a Zen-like detachment, as exemplified by his constant reminder to clerks, tellers, or others who grew excited by his presence in their banks: 'Just lie down on the floor and keep calm. - Author: Robert Anton Wilson
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#7. The story-tellers and spinners of erotic tales are hardly more than butchers who hang up meat attractive to flies. - Author: Marguerite Yourcenar
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#8. Even if you got rid of paper, you would still have story-tellers. In fact, you had the story-tellers before you had the paper. - Author: William Golding
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#9. My father was the king of the joke-tellers. I was so impressed as a child watching him, holding people in rapt attention. - Author: Carol Leifer
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#10. Newspapers have roughly the same relationship to life as fortune-tellers to metaphysics. - Author: Karl Kraus
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#11. Whether a man is a legend or not is decided by history, not fortune tellers. - Author: Amish Tripathi
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#12. He who asks fortune-tellers the future unwittingly forfeits an inner intimation of coming events that is a thousand times more exact than anything they may say. - Author: Walter Benjamin
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#13. My grandfather was a faith healer and medium, and he always encouraged faith in the unseen. I believe in fortune tellers. - Author: Luke Goss
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#14. Happiness has no history and the story tellers of all lands have understood this so well that the words "they are happy" are the end pf every love tale. - Author: Honore De Balzac
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#15. The best joke-tellers are those who have the patience to wait for conversation to come around to the point where the jokes in their repertoire have application. - Author: Joseph Epstein
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#16. I could not stop talking because now I had started my story, it wanted to be finished. We cannot choose where to start and stop. Our stories are the tellers of us. - Author: Chris Cleave
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#17. We all have defining moments. It is in these moments that we find our true characters. We become heroes or cowards; truth tellers or liars; we go forward or we go backward. - Author: Robert Kiyosaki
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#18. We are not only the tellers of our stories, we are the stories themselves. - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#19. Now to rivulets from the mountains Point the rods of fortune-tellers; Youth perpetual dwells in fountains, Not in flasks, and casks, and cellars. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#20. So long as we exalt artists as beautiful liars or as the world's most profound truth-tellers, we remain locked in a moralistic paradigm that doesn't even begin to engage art's most exciting provinces (139). - Author: Maggie Nelson
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#21. I don't think the physical object of a book has any sacred quality, so in principle I think ebooks are great - just another way for stories and story-tellers to connect. - Author: Kate Grenville
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#22. Conversation is the blood of baseball. It flows through the game, an invigorating system of anecdotes. Ballplayers are tale tellers who have polished their malarkey and winnowed their wisdom for years. - Author: Thomas Boswell
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#23. To tell the truth, fairytales have never gone out of style. They have been told and retold for thousands of years, finding new shapes and structures with each new generation of tellers. - Author: Kate Forsyth
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#24. Library events scare me, as they provide refuge for local historians, fabulists, tellers of tall tales, historical reenactors, and even dream weavers. Not to mention the single most feared creature on the planet: the self-published poet - Author: Joe Queenan
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#25. Another strand of my writing is the importance of the idea. If you think about fiction writing as a spectrum, where at one end of the spectrum in the infrared, are the story tellers, and the people for whom creation of wonderful characters and telling a good story is the most important thing. - Author: Alan Lightman
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#26. Treat persons who profess to be able to cure disease as you treat fortune tellers. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#27. We have long felt that the only value of stock forecasters is to make fortune-tellers look good. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#28. The weakness of many tellers of tales who seem so often unaware of what their audience would best like to hear; - Author: Joseph Conrad
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#29. In Africa it's difficult to carry the money, it's difficult to have a banking system with tellers, with distribution of cash. So they are using their mobile phones. - Author: Maurice Levy
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#30. Truth-tellers are not always palatable. There is a preference for candy bars. - Author: Gwendolyn Brooks
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#31. My family were great story-tellers. My mum was one of 12 and they were all fighting to tell stories. You have to tell a good tale or no one is going to listen. You have to make it entertaining and interesting. That's how I learned to tell stories. - Author: Denise Mina
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#32. Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs. - Author: Pam Brown
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#33. If the story-tellers could ha' got decency and good morals from true stories, who'd have troubled to invent parables? - Author: Thomas Hardy
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#34. It is the privilege of tale-tellers to open their story in an inn, the free rendezvous of all travellers, and where the humour of each displays itself, without ceremony or restraint. - Author: Walter Scott
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#35. They usually have two tellers in my local bank, except when it's very busy, when they have one. - Author: Rita Rudner
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#36. Fairy tales represent hundreds of years of stories based on thousands of years of stories told by hundreds, thousands, perhaps even millions of tellers. - Author: Kate Bernheimer
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#37. People respond to the stories. They tell them themselves. The stories spread, and as people tell them, the stories change the tellers. - Author: Neil Gaiman
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#38. There is a saving grace in truth which helps truth-tellers through the worst of their troubles, and Katy found this out now. - Author: Susan Coolidge
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#39. Chase pointed at the tellers behind the glass. "First, you keep your hands in plain view. If you hit any alarm button, silent or otherwise, everyone out here is dead. - Author: Grand Central Publishing
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#40. It's as if attentive
people create a magnetic force field for stor-
ies the tellers themselves didn't know they
had within them. - Author: Gloria Steinem
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#41. Zig Ziglar may be the master motivator, Mark Victor Hansen and Jack Canfield of Chicken Soup for the Soul, the master story tellers; Anthony Robbins may be the guru of personal development, but Bob Proctor is a master thinker. When it comes to systemizing life, no one can touch him. - Author: Doug Wead
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#42. I have found that liars in the end communicate more truth than do truth tellers." "How's that?" "Because truth is the safest lie. - Author: Douglas Preston
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#43. Science fiction writers aren't fortune tellers. Fortune tellers are fakes. - Author: William Gibson
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#44. Thus the 'fortune-teller' is trying to foresee something that is really quite unforeseeable. This is characteristic of all forms of foreseeing. And precisely because what they 'see' is so vague, it is hard to repudiate fortune-tellers' claims. - Author: Jostein Gaarder
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#45. Everybody thinks they're a prophet. They must, or nobody would get married. Or maybe at a 50% divorce rate, only half the people are fortune tellers. Probably the men. - Author: Jarod Kintz
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#46. We - as readers or writers, tellers or listeners - understand each other, we share knowledge of the structures of our myths, we comprehend the logic of symbols, largely because we have access to the same swirl of story. We have only to reach out into the air and pluck a piece of it. - Author: Thomas C. Foster
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#47. We poor tellers of tales have our moments too, it seems. Like great generals sitting upon horses upon the tops of hills and throwing troops into the arena, we throw the little soldier words into our battles. - Author: Sherwood Anderson
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#48. No, the fault lies with the artists," Claire went on. "The writers, the singers, the tellers of tales. It's them that take the past and re-create it to their liking. Them that could take a fool and give you back a hero, take a sot and make him a king. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#49. Ordinary fortune-tellers tell you what you want to happen; witches tell you what's going to happen whether you want it to or not. Strangely enough, witches tend to be more accurate but less popular. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#50. And the people listened, and their faces were quiet with listening. The story tellers, gathering attention into their tales, spoke in great rhythms, spoke in great words because the tales were great, and the listeners became great through them. - Author: John Steinbeck
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#51. I usually don't like to 'spoon feed' my audience, because I grew up idolizing story tellers who tell stories using symbolism, so it was in my nature to do the same. - Author: The Weeknd
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#52. There were as many truths - overlapping, stewed together - as there were tellers. The truth mattered less than the story's life. A story forgotten died. A story remembered not only lived, but grew. - Author: Patrick Ness
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#53. I tell stories. Because I believe you can do things that joke tellers can't do, and that is, bring your audience along. - Author: Bill Cosby
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#54. Our stories are the tellers of us. - Author: Chris Cleave
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#55. Doctors are not fortune tellers, and neither am I. Having lived with disability since birth does not afford me immunity from illness. - Author: Stella Young
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#56. Fortune tellers live in the future. So do people who want to put things off.
So do fundamentalists. - Author: Ed Seykota
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#57. We as artists cannot be politicians. We as artists can only be truth-tellers. - Author: Viola Davis
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#58. I want to be a playwright the way people are bank tellers. I want to keep doing it and have it go steadily and smoothly. - Author: Richard Greenberg
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#59. The insincerity of man-all men are liars, partial or hiders of facts, half tellers of truths, shirks, moral sneaks. When a merely honest man appears he is a comet-his fame is eternal-needs no genius, no talent-mere honesty - Author: Mark Twain
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#60. Do not despise the small but significant symbolic act. God probably does not want you to reorganize the entire discipline or the entire world of your vocation overnight. Learn to be symbol-makers and story-tellers for the kingdom of God. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#61. "Story-tellers" should listen seriously to design and architecture without getting all literary and imperial about that. Hackers are arrogant geek romantics. They lack the attentive spirit of inquiry. - Author: Bruce Sterling
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#62. When I get tired of new clunky writing, I resort to old fashioned story tellers, like Wilkie Collins. - Author: Sonia Rumzi
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#63. Night was coming on in, borrowing the light. It had started out borrowing just a few cents worth of the light, but now it was borrowing thousands of dollars worth of the light every second. The light would soon be gone, the bank closed, the tellers unemployed, the bank president a suicide. - Author: Richard Brautigan
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#64. There is a myth that the purpose of education is to give one the means for upward mobility and success. The plain truth is that the planet does not need more successful people. But it does need desperately more peacemakers, healers, restorers, story tellers, and lovers of every shape and form. - Author: David W. Orr
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#65. They say a basis in fact underlies most legends. They say it all the time, all those Wise Elders in all those old horror films, the high priests, the scientists, the gypsy fortune tellers. On this single issue they agree unanimously. - Author: Robert Dunbar
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#66. 'Tell to Win' reveals the key elements that tellers of purposeful stories utilize to engage their listeners and turn them into viral advocates of the tellers' goals. - Author: Peter Guber
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