Myth Quotes

"Happiness is an unachievable myth pe...

"Happiness is an unachievable myth peddled by those too afraid to admit the world's default state is misery." - Exurb1a
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"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge โ€” myth is more potent tha...

"I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge โ€” myth is more potent than history โ€” dreams are more powerful than facts โ€” hope always triumphs over experience โ€” laughter is the cure for grief โ€” love is stronger than death. " -Robert Fulghum
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"A myth is a religion i...

"A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes." โ€” James Feibleman
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"We have deluded ourselves into believing the myth that capitalism grew and prospered out of the ...

"We have deluded ourselves into believing the myth that capitalism grew and prospered out of the ethic of hardwork and sacrifices. Capitalism was built on the exploitation of black slaves and continues to thrive on the exploitation of the poor, both black and white both here and abroad." - MLK Jr
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"Happiness is an unachievable myth peda...

"Happiness is an unachievable myth pedaled by those too afraid to admit that the world's default state is misery" - exurb1a
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I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, ...

I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now? -John Lennon
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Donโ€™t be satisfied with stori...

Donโ€™t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. - Rumi
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โ€œIsn't this enough? Just this world? Just this beautiful, complex, wonderfully u...

โ€œIsn't this enough? Just this world? Just this beautiful, complex, wonderfully unfathomable, natural world? How does it so fail to hold our attention that we have to diminish it with the invention of cheap, man-made myths and monsters?โ€-Tim Minchin
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... the myths about dragons that at the last moment turn into princesses; perhaps all the dra...

... the myths about dragons that at the last moment turn into princesses; perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us. -Rilke
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"Normal is a myth. Everyone has i...

"Normal is a myth. Everyone has issues they're dealing with." - Sally Jackson, The Lightning Thief Musical
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"The great enemy of truth is very often not the ...

"The great enemy of truth is very often not the lie but the myth. We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought" - John F. Kennedy
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The myth in the...

The myth in the morning is a religion in the night!
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Ths culutural myth of a bygone 'golden-age' captivates people because popular hist...

Ths culutural myth of a bygone 'golden-age' captivates people because popular history glorifies the ruling class. The immerseration of the common people inevitably vanishes from cultural consiousness. People always imagine they'd be one of the elite...
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Myths are just the trut...

Myths are just the truth a few generations later. โ€”Jesse Reese, Birds of Prey
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A man who makes no...

A man who makes no mistakes is not a man, he is simply a myth.
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The great myth of our ti...

The great myth of our times is that technology is communication. โ€“Libby Larsen
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"Everything is image; I myself am a myth about myself, for is ...

"Everything is image; I myself am a myth about myself, for is it not rather as a myth that I hasten to this meeting?" - Johannes (Kierkegaard's aesthete) writes in his diary prior to his tryst
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โ€œHappiness is a myth we seek, If manifested surely irks; Like river speeding to the pl...

โ€œHappiness is a myth we seek, If manifested surely irks; Like river speeding to the plain, On its arrival slows and murks. For man is happy only in His aspiration to the heights; When he attains his goal, he cools And longs for other distant flights.โ€ Kahlil Gibran
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"There is a myth of exceptionalism in Am...

"There is a myth of exceptionalism in America that prevents it from looking outward, and learning from the world." - Umair Haque
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"Perfection would be a bore, wouldn't it?--It wo...

"Perfection would be a bore, wouldn't it?--It would have to be. It would be inhuman." - Joseph Campbell interviewed by Bill Moyers in The Power of Myth
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We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of th...

We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking. In that race which daily hastens us towards death, the body maintains its irreparable lead. -The Myths of Sisyphus, Albert Camus
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People say that what we are seeking is a meaning for life, i don't t...

People say that what we are seeking is a meaning for life, i don't think this is what we're really seeking. i think what we're really seeking is an experience of being alive. -josepth campbell, the power of myth.
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โ€œI believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history...

โ€œI believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.โ€ โ€• Robert Fulghum
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The workman of today works everyday in his life at the same tasks,...

The workman of today works everyday in his life at the same tasks, and his fate is no less absurd. But it is tragic only at the rare moments when it becomes conscious.โ€”Camus, "The Myth of Sisyphus" (1942)
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โ€œFollow your bliss and doors will ...

โ€œFollow your bliss and doors will open where there were no doors before.โ€ โ€• Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth
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"Myth is the public d...

"Myth is the public dream, dream is the private myth." -Joseph Campbell
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"There is no fate that canno...

"There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn." - Albert Camus, The Myth of Sisyphus
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"Myths are made for the ...

"Myths are made for the imagination to breathe life into them." - Albert Camus
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"Wherever the poetry of myth ...

"Wherever the poetry of myth is interpreted as biography, history, or science, it is killed."
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โ€œDon't be satisfied with stories, how...

โ€œDon't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.โ€ โ€• Rumi, The Essential Rumi
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"The first myth of management is that i...

"The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill." Robert Heller
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"But don't be satisfied with st...

"But don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth" - Rumi
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"The great enemy of truth is very often not the lieโ€”deliberate, contrived and dishonestโ€”b...

"The great enemy of truth is very often not the lieโ€”deliberate, contrived and dishonestโ€”but the mythโ€”persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. Too often we hold fast to the cliches of our forebears. ... We enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." - JFK
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"The Iron Guard?" Jacob quizzed. "They're real? I thought they we...

"The Iron Guard?" Jacob quizzed. "They're real? I thought they were just another fairy tale." "The fairy tales are real, Jacob. It's humanity that is quickly becoming a myth." โ€” Dean F. Wilson, Skyshaker
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Weโ€™re all victims of the โ€œmyths of roman...

Weโ€™re all victims of the โ€œmyths of romantic consumerismโ€ - Yuval Noah Harari (Writer of Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind)
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"One thing that comes out in myths is that at the bottom of the abyss comes the ...

"One thing that comes out in myths is that at the bottom of the abyss comes the voice of salvation. The black moment is the moment when the real message of transformation is going to come. At the darkest moment comes the light." - Joseph Campbell
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"The ultimate mystery of being is ...

"The ultimate mystery of being is beyond all categories of thought." -- Joseph Campbell, _The Power of Myth_
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โ€œI believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history...

โ€œI believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.โ€ -Robert Fulghum
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Power is simply a question of belief in the degree to which an individual can alter their enviro...

Power is simply a question of belief in the degree to which an individual can alter their environment. She who believes that she has the ability to affect a situation ultimately does, but the opposite stands equally true โ€“ a king without subjects is but a man, a god without disciples but a myth.
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โ€Ž"It's not until later that you find out people are liars an...

โ€Ž"It's not until later that you find out people are liars and forever is a myth and the glue is only as good as the two ends it holds together." - "Between Mom and Jo" by Julie Anne Peters
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