Life Reflection Stories Your Legacy of Wisdom

Life Reflection Stories: Your Legacy of Wisdom Quotes About Storytelling

Stories live in your blood and bones, follow the seasons and light candles on the darkest night-every storyteller knows she or he is also a teacher. — Patti Davis

The world is shaped by two things — stories told and the memories they leave behind. — Vera Nazarian

Sometimes, you have to look back in order to understand the things that lie ahead. — Yvonne Woon

The stories we tell literally make the world. If you want to change the world, you need to change your story. — Michael Margolis

All sorrows can be born if you put them in a story or tell a story about them. — Isak Dinesen

Storytelling is among the oldest forms of communication. Storytelling is the commonality of all human beings, in all places, in all times. — Rives Collins

Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it. — Hannah Arendt

We cannot think without language, we cannot process experience without story. — Christina Baldwin

Stories give color to black and white information. — Todd Stocker

Storytelling is a form of history, of immortality too. It goes from one generation to another. — Studs Terkel

In the end, only the stories survive. — Alexis M. Smith

There is no greater power on this earth than story. — Libba Bray

We learn best – and change – from hearing stories that strike a chord within us. — John Kotter

Stories are important…They can be more important than anything. If they carry the truth. — Patrick Ness

After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world. — Philip Pullman

We’re all made of stories. When they finally put us underground, the stories are what will go on. — Charles de Lint

No matter what you do in your life, what you create, what career you have… your greatest creation is always going to be your life’s story. — Jonathan Harris

If you don’t know the trees you may be lost in the forest, but if you don’t know the stories you may be lost in life. — Siberian Elder

One of the ways to reincarnate is to tell your story. — Spalding Gray

The telling and hearing of stories is a bonding ritual that breaks through illusions of separateness and activates a deep sense of our collective interdependence. — Annette Simmons

Stories have to be told or they die, and when they die, we can’t remember who we are or why we’re here — Sue Monk Kidd

Writing nonfiction means I tell people’s stories for them, not because they’re special but because we all are. — Jo Deurbrouck

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. — Søren Kierkegaard

Perhaps it is how we are made; perhaps words of truth reach us best through the heart, and stories and songs are the language of the heart. — Stephen R. Lawhead

Stories break silence and nourish those who work, feel, and dream. — Carmen Naranjo

It was all I had, all I’ve ever had, the only currency, the only proof that I was alive. Memory. — Abraham Verghese

Stories…are like prayers. It does not matter when you begin, or when you end, only that you bend a knee and say the words. — Catherynne Valente

If history were taught in the form of stories, it would never be forgotten. — Rudyard Kipling

People are hungry for stories. It’s part of our very being. — Studs Terkel

Each of us is a book waiting to be written, and that book, if written, results in a person explained. — Thomas M. Cirignano

The human species thinks in metaphors and learns through stories. — Mary Catherine Bateson

In this time of ‘information overload’, people do not need more information. They want a story they can relate to. — Maarten Schäfer

The telling and hearing of stories is a bonding ritual that breaks through illusions of separateness and activates a deep sense of our collective interdependence. — Annette Simmons

People think that stories are shaped by people. In fact, it’s the other way around. — Terry Pratchett

We owe it to each other to tell stories. — Neil Gaiman

Storytelling comes naturally to humans, but since we live in an unnatural world, we sometimes need a little help doing what we’d naturally do. — Dan Harmon

Each of us has a family tree full of stories inside of us… Each of us has a story blossoming out of us. — Francesca Lia Block

Telling stories is not just a way of passing time. It is the way the wisdom gets passed along. The stuff that helps us to live a life worth remembering. — Rachel Naomi Remen

Stories make us more alive, more human, more courageous, more loving. — Madeleine L’Engle

This is the sorcery of literature. We are healed by our stories. — Terre Tempest Williams

My father used to say that stories are part of the most precious heritage of mankind. — Tahir Shah, In Arabian Nights

Story gives people enough space to think for themselves. — Annette Simmons

There is no greater burden than carrying an untold story. — Maya Angelou

Storytellers have as profound a purpose as any who are charged to guide and transform human lives. I knew it as an ancient discipline and vocation to which everyone is called. — Nancy Mellon

Stories can conquer fear, you know. They can make the heart bigger. — Ben Okri


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