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To try to write a grand cosmical drama leads necessarily to myth. To try to let knowledge substitute ignorance in increasingly larger regions of space and time is science.
~By Hannes Alfven ~


There's a myth that Roosevelt gave Stalin Eastern Europe. I was with Roosevelt every day at Yalta.
~By W. Averell Harriman ~


Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.
~By Ansel Adams ~


Humans live through their myths and only endure their realities.
~By Robert Anton Wilson ~


It did remind me of something out of Greek mythology - the richest king who gets everything he wants, but ultimately his family has a curse on it from the Gods.
~By Martin Scorsese ~


There's a difference between a failure and a fiasco... a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


Distinctly American poetry is usually written in the context of one's geographic landscape, sometimes out of one's cultural myths, and often with reference to gender and race or ethnic origins.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


The myth that John Locke was the philosopher behind the American Republic, is easily refuted by examining how Locke's philosophy steered Thomas Jefferson, for example.
~By Robert Trout ~


Artists don't make objects. Artists make mythologies.
~By Anish Kapoor ~


To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as basing stories on Roman mythology, Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies.
~By Richard King ~


Failure is simply the non-presence of success. But a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


Most religious stories and mythologies have some sort of similar root, some sort of global archetypes.
~By Maynard James Keenan ~


Here was a fragment of Goddess myth that, through all its permutations, had somehow escaped being turned on its head. It was the perfect springboard for the sort of novel I wanted to write.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


Because of my Marxism, I was not into myths or miracles, whether it was the virgin birth, the physical resurrection or casting out demons from an epileptic.
~By Lionel Blue ~


Successful model? That's a myth. The year I modeled was the most painful year of my life. Editors would always talk to you in the third person as though you were merely a piece of merchandise.
~By Jessica Lange ~


It seems obvious to me that the notion of God has never been anything but a kind of ideal projection, a reflection upward of the human personality, and that theology never has been and never can be anything but a more and more purified mythology.
~By Alfred Loisy ~


My secret ambition was always to provide music for animation films: something with an Indian theme, either a fairy tale or mythological tale or on the Krishna theme. I still have a very deep desire, but these sorts of chances don't always come.
~By Ravi Shankar ~


In other words, I would be giving in to a myth of sameness which I think can destroy us.
~By Audre Lorde ~


I loved all the world's mythologies.
~By Lloyd Alexander ~


Myth is supposed to bring us together, but fantasy alienates us.
~By Dustin Hoffman ~


The myths that are created about the South, about the way we grew up, about black people, are wrong.
~By Clarence Thomas ~


One of the most widespread myths about the deal is that the Administration is outsourcing the security of our ports to a company from the United Arab Emirates.
~By Kit Bond ~


There is a segment of the American population that has been excluded from the national myth, and that should be redressed.
~By Edward Zwick ~


I decided to write about the myths of divorce.
~By Mary Garden ~


Myths which are believed in tend to become true.
~By George Orwell ~


If you take myth and folklore, and these things that speak in symbols, they can be interpreted in so many ways that although the actual image is clear enough, the interpretation is infinitely blurred, a sort of enormous rainbow of every possible colour you could imagine.
~By Diana Wynne Jones ~


The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


I would be copping out if I stayed in the myth of the '60s.
~By Jerry Rubin ~


Could the one whom Christians worship be merely a mythological creation, or is he real? These questions have exercised many great minds and have been the dominant issue in New Testament studies during this century.
~By John Clayton ~


The higher Greek poetry did not make up fictitious plots; its business was to express the heroic saga, the myths.
~By Gilbert Murray ~


I'm usually working on my own mythology, my own realm of created characters. Stories in mythology inspire me, though I may not be conscious of it.
~By Anne Rice ~


The poem is a little myth of man's capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see-it is, rather, a light by which we may see-and what we see is life.
~By Robert Penn Warren ~


Thus we hope to teach mythology not as a study, but as a relaxation from study; to give our work the charm of a story-book, yet by means of it to impart a knowledge of an important branch of education.
~By Thomas Bulfinch ~


There was that feminist myth that we can do everything. I don't think you can.
~By Jessica Lange ~


All myths that are something more than fancies gain rather than lose in value with time, by reason of the accretions of human experience.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


Most of the monsters... are based on some sort of mythology. Every culture and even some geographical areas have monsters and mythology that is their own.
~By Laurell K. Hamilton ~


Rocket science has been mythologized all out of proportion to its true difficulty.
~By John Carmack ~


I think there are a lot of myths about MS, and it may have affected my career.
~By Teri Garr ~


You know, I didn't have enough money to quit my day job... the myth of the major label deal. Nowadays, you have a tour bus and a stylist and all this stuff. But back then, no way.
~By Mary Chapin Carpenter ~


They just have a feel about them. And you feel your way through them and you come out with something that's very powerful and mythic. And you don't quite know how you got there. I think this story has a lot of those elements.
~By Michael O'Donoghue ~


I don't care what people's myths are about me.
~By Kelly Lynch ~


And I feel that we in our society should not be held by any such myth; that we should do everything we can to gain a delight and joy in our society with all the available parts of the palette.
~By Minoru Yamasaki ~


If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world.
~By Erich Fromm ~


Other people's beliefs may be myths, but not mine.
~By Mason Cooley ~


In all the antique religions, mythology takes the place of dogma; that is, the sacred lore of priests and people... and these stories afford the only explanation that is offered of the precepts of religion and the prescribed rules of ritual.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


I like songs and film because you can turn your life into a sort of myth or dream.
~By Sean Lennon ~


Love is a deception and a trap. Love is as big a myth that God sits with his flowing white beard in a throne and looks at us.
~By Al Goldstein ~


My grandparents told endless stories about the town they were from. It became an almost mythic place.
~By Vincent Schiavelli ~


I have a better internal and intuitive understanding of folklore and myth than science and technology, so in that way fantasy is easier.
~By Sarah Zettel ~


You know why we're stuck with the myth that only black people have soul? Because white people don't let themselves feel things.
~By Janis Joplin ~


Each time, storytellers clothed the naked body of the myth in their own traditions, so that listeners could relate more easily to its deeper meaning.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


I wanted to connect a modern story with a myth that I had read.
~By Wally Lamb ~


I've always believed that the facts about dancing are more interesting than the myths, and this was a great chance for me to explore how the human body does such incredible things.
~By Deborah Bull ~


You're basing your laws and your whole outlook on natural life on mythology. It won't work. That's why you have all these problems in the world. Name them: India, Pakistan, Ireland. Name them-all these problems. They're all religious problems.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


This being so, it follows that mythology ought not to take the prominent place that is too often assigned to it in the scientific study of ancient faiths.
~By William Robertson Smith ~


I guess darkness serves a purpose: to show us that there is redemption through chaos. I believe in that. I think that's the basis of Greek mythology.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


Well, one of the first things is to restore the rule of law, to place the government back under the cage of law. Another thing is to stop falling for the myth of democracy.
~By James Bovard ~


But myth is something else than an explanation of the world, of history, and of destiny.
~By Paul Ricoeur ~


But the myth of violent solutions as the ultimate solutions maintains itself in much of popular media.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.
~By Leon Trotsky ~


Out with stereotypes, feminism proclaims. But stereotypes are the west's stunning sexual personae, the vehicles of art's assault against nature. The moment there is imagination, there is myth.
~By Camille Paglia ~


From reading a previous answer, you know that I consider all those aspects to be part of American cultural myth and thus they figure into good American poetry, whether the poet is aware of what he is doing or not.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


When they first cast me, I was a pretty avid fan and vampire movies and Celtic mythology, so I was excited to get a chance to walk in Doyle's shoes and have fun with it.
~By Glenn Quinn ~


The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.
~By Robert Heller ~


I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact.
~By Claude Levi-Strauss ~


We each have a personal myth, a vision of who we really are and what we want. Health means that part of what you want is to give to others.
~By George Weinberg ~


In families there is always the mythology. My father died when my kids were quite young still, and yet they still tell his stories. That is how a person lives on.
~By Jessica Lange ~


But because we live in an age of science, we have a preoccupation with corroborating our myths.
~By Michael Shermer ~


There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the help of comfortable myths.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


Many of us view the bible and other religious teachings as mythology.
~By Richard King ~


In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner.
~By Umberto Eco ~


Mexico was conquered more by manipulation of myth and archetype.
~By Norman Spinrad ~


A myth is the name of a terrible lie told by a smelly little brown person to a man in a white suit with a pair of binoculars.
~By David Antin ~


No matter what a woman's appearance may be, it will be used to undermine what she is saying and taken to individualize - as her personal problem - observations she makes about the beauty myth in society.
~By Naomi Wolf ~


We have a sense that we should be like the mythical cowboy... able to take on and conquer anything and live in the world without the need for other people.
~By Morrie Schwartz ~


I heard that Jesus had a pet dinosaur. Evolution must be a myth then.
~By John Bacon ~


The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
~By Warren G. Bennis ~


Therapy, as opposed to analysis, is a whole construct of myth, beautiful and creative.
~By Dennis Potter ~


I believe that global warming is a myth. And so, therefore, I have no conscience problems at all and I'm going to buy a Suburban next time.
~By Jerry Falwell ~


I grew up under Thatcher. I grew up believing that I was fundamentally powerless. Then gradually over the years it occurred to me that this was actually a very convenient myth for the state.
~By Thom Yorke ~


I intend to explode the myths about myself and get down to the real truth about the legend that is Batman.
~By Bob Kane ~


I wanted to rock back and forth between myth and distant futures, yesterday, today, and tomorrow. It felt a bit like prophecy and a bit like storytelling.
~By George Murray ~


The standardized American is largely a myth created not least by Americans themselves.
~By Irwin Edman ~


For people who have no critical acumen, a state is a mythical entity, for those who think critically it is a rational fiction, created by man in order to facilitate human coexistence.
~By Friedrich Durrenmatt ~


Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels.
~By Willard Van Orman Quine ~


In the mythic schema of all relations between men and women, man proposes, and woman is disposed of.
~By Angela Carter ~


I think the rock'n'roll myth of living on the edge is a pile of crap.
~By Robert Smith ~


Italian cameramen grow up immersed in an awareness of light. It is part of their mythology.
~By Barbara Steele ~


Myths are a waste of time. They prevent progression.
~By Barbra Streisand ~


The more real things get, the more like myths they become.
~By Rainer W. Fassbinder ~


In every age 'the good old days' were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them.
~By Brooks Atkinson ~


I liked Latin, I like languages, I liked all the myths, and the Roman tales that we were required to translate in Latin, and all these interesting people who were never quite what they thought they would be or seemed to be.
~By Suzanne Farrell ~


The myth that the founding of American Republic was based on the philosophy of John Locke could only have been maintained, because the history of Leibniz's influence was suppressed.
~By Robert Trout ~


True friendships don't fade in Hollywood, as so many myths about show business would have you insist.
~By Kent McCord ~


It's become like an urban myth. I don't know her. I don't know anybody she knows. I was standing there at the party by myself for an hour and then I left. Once I got those auditions, I worked really hard. Nobody did me any favors.
~By Shannyn Sossamon ~


It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved.
~By Irwin Edman ~


In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


Now, of course, the great thing about the solar system as a frontier is that there are no Indians, so you can have all the glory of the myth of the American westward expansion without any of the guilt.
~By Sarah Zettel ~

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