Let Me Put You in a Story

Someday, I hope to write something, not because I am a good writer or because I have something to say, but because quotes about the power of stories make me break out in fits of writing.  Before you read the following quotes, maybe you ought to get a pen and some paper, just in case. Here are seven great quotes about the power of stories:   “Story, as it turns out, was crucial to our evolution -- more so than opposable thumbs. Opposable thumbs let us hang on; story told us what to hang on to.” -- Lisa Cron “The shortest distance between a human being and the truth is a story.” -- Anthony de Mello “We are, as a species, addicted to story. Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories.” -- Jonathan Gottschall “Scratch the surface in a typical boardroom;