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«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.»
«I've never been to New Zealand before. But one of my role models, Xena, the warrior princess, comes from there.»
«I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge - myth is more potent than history - dreams are more powerful than facts - hope always triumphs over experience - laughter is the cure for grief - love is stronger than death»
Author: Robert Fulghum
Death and dying
, The Cure
, the Triumphs
«Myths and creeds are heroic struggles to comprehend the truth in the world.»
«Man seeks to escape himself in myth, and does so by any means at his disposal. Drugs, alcohol, or lies. Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself. Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.»
Author: Jean Cocteau
, Film Director
, by any means
«I drag my myth around with me»
«If you dream the proper dreams, and share the myths with people, they will want to grow up to be like you.»
«Let the credulous and the vulgar continue to believe that all mental woes can be cured by a daily application of old Greek myths to their private parts»
«I don't like the word 'superstar'. It has ridiculous implications. These words - star, stupor, superstar, stupid star - they're misleading. It's a myth.»
«Mythology: the body of a primitive people's beliefs, concerning its origin, early history, heroes, deities and so forth, as distinguished from the true accounts which it invents later»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
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