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Storytelling quotes

Empowering storytelling quotes from female writers

March 31, 2017 |





From the ‘This Girl Can’ campaign to The Week’s portraits of women working in male-dominant fields, media groups from around the world celebrated all kinds of women during Women’s History Month.

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5 inspirational quotes in line with the Women’s March

January 20, 2017 |


Recently on we’ve published stories about remarkable women who create art, games, music, poetry, theatre and narratives that challenge boundaries and empower people to create positive change in their communities.

This inauguration day, these stories seem more relevant than ever.

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‘Change comes from listening, learning, caring & conversation’

November 25, 2016 |

A lot of the work we do at ivoh centers around how storytelling can help bridge communities during difficult times.

For many Americans, the country seems pretty hopeless and divided post-election. Yet, artists, news organizations and media practitioners have shown us … Read More

‘Most people know what a story is until they sit down to write one’

October 20, 2016 |

Every few weeks we feature notable storytelling quotes on This batch of quotes focuses on the ability stories have to challenge, inspire and empower individuals and communities.

Feel free to share these quotes on social media and be sure to tag @ivohmedia. … Read More

‘Write what should not be forgotten’

July 21, 2016 |

Every few weeks we feature storytelling quotes that offer inspiration and motivation to writers, storytellers and media practitioners. Feel free to share and repost them.

Find more storytelling quotes on ivoh’s Pinterest page.

Here are our latest storytelling quotes:


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‘Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it’

May 13, 2016 |

Recent stories have shown us that storytelling can span generational, social and cultural differences through oral histories, podcasts and letters.

Every few weeks we enjoy sharing storytelling quotes with ivoh readers. Reflecting on the craft of writing helps us connect with storytellers across genres.

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‘Stories are a communal currency of humanity’

April 22, 2016 |

This month we wrote about meaningful media projects including an exhibit that breaks stereotypes by sharing the narratives of women, an organization that supports reporters with disabilities, and a podcast that fights for gender equality. Storytelling is at the core of … Read More

‘Stories are for the whole society’

February 5, 2016 |

Diversity is relevant in all type of media, ranging from film to podcasts to publishing. All stories matter, even the ones buried in archives for years.

This month’s storytelling quotes focus on the importance of diversity in media and in our society.

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‘We tell ourselves stories in order to live’

January 8, 2016 |

  Storytelling has been on our minds after reading The Atlantic’s piece on the universality of narratives and The New Yorker’s article on storytelling and deception.

Here are a few storytelling quotes that we find insightful. Feel free to share them and … Read More

‘People are looking for stories that really mean something — stories that are redemptive’

July 31, 2015 |

Every so often, we like to feature memorable quotes about storytelling. Here are a few that caught our eye this week. We created the quotes using a tool called Feel free to share them and repost them. You can find more … Read More