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Myth

Total Quotes : 56
Image Which

A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.

- Alan Watts

Storm Brings

The myth of unlimited production brings war in its train as inevitably as clouds announce a storm.

- Albert Camus

Past Belief

The belief that we can be done with our past is a myth.

- Alexandra Fuller

Trying Itself

The story of trying to live up to the myth is more interesting than the myth itself.

- Alexi Zentner

Better Die

If you're going to be a myth or want to be a myth, you'd better die young.

- Alma Guillermoprieto

Cast Substances

A myth is far truer than a history, for a history only gives a story of the shadows, whereas a myth gives a story of the substances that cast the shadows.

- Annie Besant

Science Revolutionize

Science and technology revolutionize our lives, but memory, tradition and myth frame our response.

- Arthur M. Schlesinger

Mystery Get

Combine two words, Myth and History. What do you get? Mystery.

- Ashwin Sanghi

Artist Meet

Today the function of the artist is to bring imagination to science and science to imagination, where they meet, in the myth.

- Cyril Connolly

Decisions Tremendous

There's this myth that there's no loyalty in football. Well, there's tremendous loyalty and emotion and respect that go into the coaches and players you've gone into battle with. But as an owner, you have to make the decisions that are the right ones for the organization, that are the right ones that will help you win.

- Jim Irsay

I Am Footballer

The myth about me as a footballer has grown: I am now the lost Maradona of Norway.

- Jo Nesbo

Jesus Had

I heard that Jesus had a pet dinosaur. Evolution must be a myth then.

- John Bacon

Always Frontier

The myth of the Kennedys - and the hold - was always the hold of the renegade rich, out there on the frontier beyond accountability.

- John Gregory Dunne

Truth Times

It is difficult to separate, at times, the myth from the truth.

- Bob Kane

Truth Anxious

As for the men in power, they are so anxious to establish the myth of infallibility that they do their utmost to ignore truth.

- Boris Pasternak

Weakness Profoundly

Vulnerability is not weakness. And that myth is profoundly dangerous.

- Brene Brown

Thought Never

I believe the Republicans have never thought that democracy was anything but a tribal myth.

- Hunter S. Thompson

Created Largely

The standardized American is largely a myth created not least by Americans themselves.

- Irwin Edman

Hair Wash

It's a myth that you have to wash your hair all the time.

- Camila Alves

Perpetuate Least

I was essentially paid to perpetuate the myth that we are all, or should at least try to be, 17 and a size 2 forever.

- Carre Otis

Beautiful Opposed

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

- Dennis Potter

Symbols Infinitely

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.

- Diana Wynne Jones

Fantasy Supposed

Myth is supposed to bring us together, but fantasy alienates us.

- Dustin Hoffman

Love Would

I would love to be on 'Glee,' thus furthering the myth that I'm a gay man.

- Jennifer Nettles

Goal Comedian

My only goal as a comedian was to stomp the life out of the model-minority myth.

- Eddie Huang

Would Stayed

I would be copping out if I stayed in the myth of the '60s.

- Jerry Rubin

Excluded Been

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

- Edward Zwick

Loved Over

Bands that I've loved over the years are the ones that have a certain myth around them.

- Karen O

Future Terrors

Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future.

- Frank Herbert

Westward Blot

The whole westward expansion myth is seen as romantic. But it's a joke, a blot on American history.

- Frank Waters

Harm Purposes

Myth and mythology often serve constructive and aspirational purposes. But they also do harm.

- Fred Kaplan

Patriotic Russian

From being a patriotic myth, the Russian people have become an awful reality.

- Leon Trotsky

Money Move

You want to make money, remake 'Cinderella.' You want to move people, remake the Hippolytus and Phaedra myth.

- Mike Nichols

Late Always

People say that I'm always late, but that's a myth.

- Milla Jovovich

Truth Like

The idea that myth is the opposite of knowledge, or the opposite of truth, is simply to disallow it. It is like saying poetry is the opposite of truth.

- Marilynne Robinson

Behind Contagion

The myth-making machine is the mimetic contagion that disappears behind the myth it generates.

- Rene Girard

TV Cartoonists

There's a great myth about cartoonists, writers and people that are on TV.

- Shel Silverstein

Modern Technology

If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.

- Ursula K. Le Guin

Concerned Before

In our family, as far as we are concerned, we were born and what happened before that is myth.

- V. S. Pritchett

Stop More People

You need more people to perpetuate a myth because if the people stop the myth is known to all.

- Rick Santelli

Show Ridicule

It's the historian's job not to ridicule the myths, but to show the difference between myth and reality.

- Norman Davies

Mexico More

Mexico was conquered more by manipulation of myth and archetype.

- Norman Spinrad

Other Some

The self-made man that some people believe is a myth? It could be, because you do it on the backs of other people.

- Oscar Isaac

More Appearances

Taste is more to do with manners than appearances. Taste is both myth and reality; it is not a style.

- Stephen Bayley

Success Management

The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill.

- Robert Heller

Wanted Read

I wanted to connect a modern story with a myth that I had read.

- Wally Lamb

Love I Love

I love a great myth. I love a superhero origin story.

- Patty Jenkins

About Fundamental

Something fundamental about the myth of the Jew has resurfaced.

- Steven T. Katz

Fantasy Been

The sentient beast has long been a staple of fantasy fiction and its antecedents in myth and folktale.

- Paul Di Filippo

Politics How

The West Wing seems to be feeding the myth about how presidential politics are.

- William Devane

World Destiny

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

- Paul Ricoeur

Confession Nor

Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.

- Roland Barthes

Road Biggest

The biggest myth about aging is that we can't do anything about it. That it's a road to being decrepit, frail, and sick.

- Suzanne Somers

False About

There is a false assumption about the Parti Quebecois that we don't know anything about the economy... Well that's a myth.

- Pauline Marois

Fact Literary

Plato wove historical fact into literary myth.

- Michael Shermer

Poetic Definitely

A poetic, sensitive, tortured soul, the Ian Curtis of the myth - he was definitely that.

- Peter Hook