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Myth Quotes

Myth is the hidden part of every story, the buried part, the region that is still unexplored because there are as yet no words to enable us to get there. Myth is nourished by silence as well as by words.
Italo Calvino
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We think that's a myth,
Peter Kirk
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Hunter S. Thompson
Myths and legends die hard in America. We love them for the extra dimension they provide, the illusion of near-infinite possibility to erase the narrow confines of most men's reality. Weird heroes and mould-breaking champions exist as living proof to those who need it that the tyranny of ''the rat race'' is not yet final.
Hunter S. Thompson
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I wanted to find out if this was a myth,
William Ferguson
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Wallace Stevens
All the great things have been denied and we live in an intricacy of new and local mythologies, political, economic, poetic, which are asserted with an ever-enlarging incoherence.
Wallace Stevens
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D.H. Lawrence
Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description.
D.H. Lawrence
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Marlene Dietrich
I am not a myth.
Marlene Dietrich
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There is nothing truer than myth: history, in its attempt to ''realize'' myth, distorts it, stops halfway; when history claims to have ''succeeded,'' this is nothing but humbug and mystification. Everything we dream is ''realizable.'' Reality does not have to be: it is simply what it is.
Eugene Ionesco
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The cherry tree myth is just that. When I do lectures I bring an old hatchet and say we just found this under an old cherry tree we had to take down. George Washington loved cherry trees. He put in a Cherry Walk of espaliered cherries in the Upper Garden. He did some pruning but not with a hatchet.
Dean Norton
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There's this myth about the Federal Poverty Level, and that is such an antiquated measure of need. I think what's missed here are the working poor . . . these are good hardworking folks who just end up with more month than money.
Bob Evans
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I want to dispel the myth that car crashes are accidents. Someone has to make a mistake.
Bob Green
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There's this myth of the land being all wetlands. Everyone thinks it's going to be knee-deep in water.
Bayard Dominick
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The Cheers' character Lilith is not based on the Jewish myth,
Bebe Neuwirth
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