Storytellers often have lots of wisdom to share in the form of stories. Here we compiled a list of 10 of our favorite quotes by some of India’s most popular storytellers.
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“You are the story.” – Geeta Ramanujam
“Each blade of grass, each leaf, every grain of sand, each stone or rock, each drop of water has a story to tell, if only we have the ears to listen.” – Seema Wahi Mukherjee
“Every person needs a bag, full of stories, like magical gems to be hidden and revealed at the right time and place.” – Rituparna Ghosh
“Indigenous art of any form can never die. They have to be adapted and modified in a contemporary form.” – Vikram Sridhar
“I’m a modern day madaari (conjurer). My job is to intellectually entertain the humble souls of kids.” – Kabuliwala Kamal Pruthi
“Every story will become worth telling if we understand how to connect with our listeners.” – Aparna Athreya
“Live the story you are telling. Believe in it, love it, experience it.” – Rohini Vij
“Good questions make us think. Good stories help us understand.” – Devaki Bhujang
“If teachers can be storytellers then children will love and learn all subjects.” – Ameen Haque
“A story which is told with complete honesty is sure to create the desired ripple.” – Lavanya Prasad