• “I think the best stories always end up being about the people rather than the event, which is to say character-driven.”
    ― Stephen King, On Writing

  • “We tell ourselves stories in order to live.”
    ― Joan Didion, The White Album

  • “People want narratives, right? All of our lives are defined by narratives: stories we tell ourselves, the stories we see, the stories that guide us down the street.”
    –Geoff Kelly

  • “Sometime reality is too complex. Stories give it form.”
    ― Jean-Luc Godard

  • “The main function of the human brain is storytelling. Memory is storytelling. We learn to forget. We learn to distort. And from the very beginning we’re learning to tell a story about ourselves.
    -Joss Whedon

  • “If you want to learn about a culture, listen to the stories.
    And if you want to change a culture, change the stories.”
    —Michael Margolis