Favorite Quotations ~  Storytelling Springboard: How Storytelling Ignites Action in Knowledge

"One feels the excitement of hearing an untold story." ~ John Hope Franklin

Miss the audience’s heart as a filmmaker, and the only wallet that gets hit will be your own. That’s because the heart is always the first target in story telling. ~ Peter Guber, Tell to Win

Tell me a fact and I'll learn. Tell me a truth and I'll believe. But tell me a story and it will live in my heart forever. ~ Indian Proverb

Stories are medicine. They have such power; they do not require that we do, be, act anything —we need only listen. ~ Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Storytelling is at the heart of life. As a child, I was never bored because I could always get on with my story. ~ Marion Woodman

There have been great societies that did not use the wheel, but there have been no societies that did not tell stories. ~ Ursula Le Guin

Be unswervingly and eternally loyal to the story. ~ Isak Dinesen

God made man because he loves stories. ~ Elie Wiesel

I think of myself in the oral tradition as a troubadour, a village tale teller, the man in the shadows of the campfire. That's the way I'd like to be remembered as a storyteller. A good storyteller. ~ Louis L'Amour

Our stories matter... Your stories matter… For you never know how much of a difference they make and to whom. ~ Caroline Joy Adams, Power to Write

Anyone at any age is able to tell the story of his or her life with authority. ~ E.L. Doctorow

The shortest distance between two people is a story. ~ Kyle Wark

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