Tell Quotes

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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

Paula Danziger
“Good writing is remembering detail. Most people want to forget. Don't forget things that were painful or embarrassing or silly. Turn them into a story that tells the truth.”
Paula Danziger

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

“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

“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

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

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

“The​ ​Gospels​ ​are​ ​full​ ​of​ ​testimonies​ ​of​ ​God’s​ ​power​ ​from​ ​eyewitnesses​ ​who​ ​saw​ ​Jesus heal​ ​the​ ​sick​ ​and​ ​raise​ ​the​ ​dead.​ ​​ ​When​ ​the​ ​blind​ ​man​ ​received​ ​sight,​ ​he​ ​went​ ​and​ ​told​ ​others. When​ ​the​ ​Samaritan​ ​woman​ ​received​ ​living​ ​water​ ​from​ ​Jesus,​ ​she​ ​went​ ​back​ ​to​ ​tell​ ​what happened​ ​to​ ​her,​ ​and​ ​“many​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Samaritans​ ​from​ ​that​ ​town​ ​believed​ ​in​ ​Him​ ​because​ ​of​ ​the woman’s​ ​testimony”​ ​(John​ ​4:39).​ ​​ ​Revelation​ ​12:11​ ​says​ ​we​ ​overcome​ ​the​ ​evil​ ​one​ ​by​ ​the​ ​word of​ ​our​ ​testimony.​ ​​ ​When​ ​the​ ​orphans​ ​​tell​,​ ​they​ ​experience​ ​God’s​ ​power​ ​at​ ​work​ ​in​ ​them;​ ​when others​ ​​hear​,​ ​their​ ​faith​ ​is​ ​strengthened.​ ​​ ​When​ ​we​ ​gather​ ​to​ ​share​ ​our​ ​stories,​ ​I​ ​know​ ​the​ ​devil runs​ ​out​ ​the​ ​door​ ​when​ ​the​ ​smallest,​ ​weakest​ ​orphan​ ​stands​ ​up​ ​to​ ​attest​ ​to​ ​the​ ​goodness​ ​of God.​ ​(p178)”
Eric Irivuzumugabe, My Father, Maker of the Trees: How I Survived the Rwandan Genocide

Steven Magee
“You can tell a lot about a person's priorities in life by reading their will.”
Steven Magee

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

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

“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

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

- Enlight Me
- Enlight Me
- Enlight Me
- Enlight Me
- Enlight Me
- Enlight Me”
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

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

Steven Magee
“One of my astronomy managers used to tell me that liquid nitrogen was harmless and was just liquid air. He would pour it onto his bare hands to demonstrate how safe he thought it was. I was later to realize that incompetence was a feature of high altitude astronomy.”
Steven Magee

“Tell your story to the universe and Let your actions speak LOVE.' No matter what it is.”
Napz Cherub Pellazo

“Your eyes tell me everything about you.
Your words only confirm it.”
Anthony T.Hinks

Anthony  Ryan
“Power comes at a price, love," Veliss replied through bared teeth, maintaining the smile she offered to the townsfolk lining the square.
"What power?"
"All power. The power to rule, to kill, or, in your case this fine morning, the power to incite the lust of the old goat you're about to meet."
"Lust? I have no desire to incite lust in anyone."
Veliss turned to her with a quizzical expression, her smile suddenly genuine. "Then I'm afraid you're in for a lifetime of disappointment.”
Anthony Ryan, Queen of Fire

Ljupka Cvetanova
“Injustice! The Wolf has never told his side of the story!”
Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

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

Mehmet Murat ildan
“If there is so much to tell between two people but nothing is spoken then may be because everything is being told through silence!”
Mehmet Murat ildan

“The tales that dead men tell would even make the devil blush.”
Anthony T. Hincks

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