Quotes About Tell

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Jodi Picoult
“If she spoke, she would tell him the truth: she was not okay at all, but horribly empty, now that she knew what it was like to be filled.”
Jodi Picoult, Plain Truth

Ernest Hemingway
“Show the readers everything, tell them nothing.”
Ernest Hemingway

H.C. Paye
“It takes one to tell, and two to missunderstand.”
H.C. Paye

Alison G. Bailey
“Whoever makes you feel
that deeply and that intensely,
deserves to know how they’ve
impacted you.”
Alison G. Bailey, Present Perfect

Alison G. Bailey
“If you love
someone, tell them.”
Alison G. Bailey, Present Perfect

Lionel Shriver
“Not that happiness is dull. Only that it doesn't tell well. And of our consuming diversions as we age is to recite, not only to others but to ourselves, our own story.”
Lionel Shriver, We Need to Talk About Kevin

“Is love just a butterfly? Love can tell us so many things about the deep waters of our inner self and the secrecy in the hidden brushwood of our emotions. ("Alpha and Omega")”
Erik Pevernagie

“The grass always seems greener on the other side of the fence. Many politicians promise green, green grass by blending niceties with delusion and by using alluring confidence tricks. They voice attractive tales and tell things, people like to hear. But the post-factual grassland often appears to be parched and barren. ("The grass was greener over there")”
Erik Pevernagie

“Many politicians are tantalizing storytellers, as they mix facts with fiction, grab our emotion and tell things, they want us to believe. Their factoids are unremittingly reiterated, take a life on their own and in the end become the very truth… until the bubble bursts.("What after bowling alone?" )”
Erik Pevernagie

Jean Rhys
“I thought if I told no one it might not be true.”
Jean Rhys, Wide Sargasso Sea

Markus Zusak
“Time will tell, I suppose, or at least, these pages will.”
Markus Zusak, Fighting Ruben Wolfe

Rebecca McNutt
“I can’t look people in the eye and tell them that they’re going to die anymore.”
Rebecca McNutt, Perfect Little Angel: A Short Story

“How many men with a microphone can tell you what he loves the most?”
The White Stripes

Dawn Lanuza
“Was I a secret not worth sharing
Was I a fact not worth telling?”
Dawn Lanuza, The Last Time I'll Write About You

Craig Groeschel
“How can you tell when the devil is lying? His lips are moving.”
Craig Groeschel, Weird: Because Normal Isn't Working

Michael  Grant
“You weren’t going to tell us about Orsay?”
“I didn’t say I—”
“You don’t get to decide that, Sam. You’re not the only one in charge anymore. Okay?”
Astrid had an icy sort of anger. A cold fury that manifested itself in tight lips and blazing eyes and short, carefully enunciated sentences.
“But it’s okay for all of us to lie to everyone in Perdido Beach?” Sam shot back.
“We’re trying to keep kids from killing themselves,” Astrid said. “That’s a little different from you just deciding not to tell the council that there’s a crazy girl telling people to kill themselves.”
“So not telling you something is a major sin, but lying to a couple of hundred people and trashing Orsay at the same time, that’s fine?”
Michael Grant, Lies

Kamand Kojouri
“No one has any right to tell you that the way you perceive yourself is wrong. Because by doing so, they also discourage the person you aspire to be.”
Kamand Kojouri

Sarah Ockler
“So just over a year ago, there was this guy. I really liked him. I mean really – since I was a kid.”
“Did Frankie know him?”
“The three of us were best friends. We basically grew up together.”
“Very. So anyway, last year on my birthday, he finally kissed me.” Sam stays quiet, focused on his feet taking off and landing against the sand. It feels strange to tell him about this for so many reasons, but the words are coming too fast for me to stop, even if I want to. “We started hanging out all the time –
even more than before. Every night. Only we didn’t know how to tell Frankie, because we didn’t want her to freak or feel left out or whatever.”
“Makes sense,” Sam says.
“He thought it would be better if he told her himself, so I promised him that I wouldn’t say anything. But before he could talk to her about it, he–” I almost choke on the word, holding my hand against Sam’s arm to stop our forward motion along the shore.
“What did he do?” Sam asks.
“He just – he – I’m sorry. Wait.” The words of this story have passed a thousand times from my hand to the pages of my journal, but never from my lips to the ears of another living soul. I take a few deep breaths before I’m able to meet Sam’s eyes and say it. “He died, Sam.”
Sarah Ockler, Twenty Boy Summer

Michael Grant
“Find Sam Temple. Tell him you escaped.”
Jack gulped and bobbed his head.
“Better yet, find that girl, Astrid.” Diana recovered some of her mocking attitude. “Astrid the Genius. She’ll be desperate to save Sam.”
“Okay. Okay.” He steeled himself. “I better go.”
Diana touched his arm. “Tell them about Andrew.”
Jack froze with his hand on the key. “That’s what you want me to do?”
“Jack, if Sam blinks out, Drake will turn on me, and Caine won’t be able to stop him. Drake is stronger than before. I need Sam alive. I need someone for Drake to hate. I need balance. Tell Sam about the temptation. Warn him that he’ll be tempted to surrender to the big jump, but maybe, maybe, if he says no…” She sighed. It was not a hopeful sound. “Now: go.”
Michael Grant, Gone

Deyth Banger
“Tell me on why to be serious?
After all, nobody is serious GreenHollyWood, get it?”
Deyth Banger

Steven Magee
“If you want to be watched by governments, all you have to do is tell people that you research radiation.”
Steven Magee

“Although censorship from others is not acceptable, you practice it every day when you decide with what people you will share what information, otherwise our deepest feelings would be shared with all the wrong people.”
D.S. Mixell

“Never make a judgment on a one sided story because people may tell you what they want you to hear, rather than what you need to hear.”
Gugu Mona

Deyth Banger
“I have read 391 books... please

- Enlight Me
- Enlight Me
- Enlight Me
- Enlight Me
- Enlight Me
- Enlight Me”
Deyth Banger

Margo T. Rose
“Your smile breaks my heart,
And your laughter burns my skin,
And if I had to tell you how I feel,
That's where I'd begin.”
Margo T. Rose, The Words

جلجامش نبيل, Gilgamesh Nabeel
“لماذا ننتظر أن يخبرنا أحد بما علينا أن نكتشفه بأنفسنا?”
جلجامش نبيل, Gilgamesh Nabeel, صراع الأقنعة

“Sometimes you will be let down, pulled down and even feel down, but don't stay there; rise up and keep going. Change your story and make it worthy to tell.”
Gift Gugu Mona

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