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Mythology Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Mythology

Please enjoy these Mythology Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Unfortunately, a lot of the concepts in the Bible are
based on ancient mythology that doesn't fit the findings of science.
- Clyde Tombaugh

Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of
popular mythology since the Greeks.
- Alistair Cooke

For Mythology is the handmaid of literature;
and literature is one of the best allies of virtue
and promoters of happiness.
- Thomas Bulfinch

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

 

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.
- William Robertson Smith

Nobody in America, in the modern generation,
has read their mythology or legends.
- Kenneth Anger

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.
- Glenn Quinn

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I'm fascinated by almost any mythology that I can get my hands on.
- Anne Rice

That religious earnestness forever tends toward fright
and hence towards brittleness and inquisition is clear
enough in mythology and history.
- Thomas Howard

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

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.
- Martin Scorsese

Without a knowledge of mythology much of the elegant
literature of our own language cannot be understood and appreciated.
- Thomas Bulfinch

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

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.
- William Robertson Smith

You have one big mythology in your favor:
Everyone believes that you Europeans are impeccable.
But I know you are jerks.
- Fernando Flores

I love all of mythology and rules pertaining to all of the monsters,
but I like to go the extra step.
- Stephen Sommers

We read Greek and Norse mythology until it came out of our ears.
And the Bible.
- Penelope Lively

Through the mythology of Einstein, the world blissfully
regained the image of knowledge reduced to a formula.
- Roland Barthes

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.
- Umberto Eco

A fiction about soft or easy deaths is part of the
mythology of most diseases that are not considered shameful or demeaning.
- Susan Sontag

All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them,
are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent.
- Tennessee Williams

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.
- Jessica Lange

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

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.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

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.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

I believe in mythology.
I guess I share Joseph Campbell's notion that a culture
or society without mythology would die,
and we're close to that.
- Robert Redford

Nothing is more witty and grotesque than ancient mythology and Christianity;
that is because they are so mystical.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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.
- Anne Rice

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.
- Brendan Fraser

Even befor doing this film, I've always been interested in mythology.
- Rachel True

Once you begin to explain or excuse all events on racial grounds,
you begin to indulge in the perilous mythology of race.
- James Earl Jones

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.
- William Robertson Smith

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.
- Thomas Bulfinch

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.
- Alfred Loisy

The point of mythology or myth is to point to the horizon
and to point back to ourselves:
This is who we are;
this is where we came from; and this is where we're going.
And a lot of Western society over the last hundred years -
the last 50 years really -
has lost that.
We have become rather aimless and wandering.
- J. Michael Straczynski

Heavy pillars, carved from the rock,
bear the roof.
Slowly, one's eyes become accustomed to the dim light;
then they can make out marvelous representations from
Indian mythology carved on the walls.
- Rudolf Otto

If no other knowledge deserves to be called useful
but that which helps to enlarge our possessions or
to raise our station in society,
then Mythology has no claim to the appellation.
- Thomas Bulfinch

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.
- Jack Kevorkian

Artists don't make objects.
Artists make mythologies.
- Anish Kapoor

If you take different mythologies from different cultures,
the names may change and the story lines may vary but
there is always something in common.
- Maynard James Keenan

I loved all the world's mythologies.
- Lloyd Alexander

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

One must not believe any of those mythologies about oneself as an artist.
- Anish Kapoor

Artists who seek perfection in everything are those
who cannot attain it in anything.
- Gustave Flaubert

Immature artists imitate.
Mature artists steal.
- Lionel Trilling

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
- Igor Stravinsky

I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists.
- Robert Indiana

Artists themselves are not confined,
but their output is.
- Robert Smithson

Creative Artists Agency put together a project of extraordinary
mediocrity and colossal stupidity.
Otherwise, it was great.
- Mikhail Baryshnikov

A free culture is not a culture without property;
it is not a culture in which artists don't get paid.
- Lawrence Lessig

I'm interested in how artists and writers do this,
using art as therapy.
Escaping into the worlds we create.
We're all victims and few of us are truly free.
- David Lloyd

I hate artists who are not of their time.
- Guillaume Apollinaire

The industry is a menace to artists.
- Nikki Sixx

Great artists have no country.
- Alfred de Musset

They would come down in Mississippi,
they hired me as a talent scout.
And I would go all over Mississippi,
Alabama,
Texas, and find out different artists for them.
- Ike Turner

So much of what we do as artists is a combination of
personal experience and imagination,
and how that all creeps into your work is not so linear.
- Diana Krall

Some artists shrink from self-awareness,
fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and
even their desire to create.
The truth of the matter is quite opposite.
- James Broughton

Most artists think they're frauds anyway.
- John Milius

Wynton and Christopher were really great experiences
for me because they are both very gifted artists.
- Kathleen Battle

Most artists work all the time, they do actually,
especially good artists, they work all the time,
what else is there to do? I mean you do.
- David Hockney

Artists are the monks of the bourgeois state.
- Cesare Pavese

It's something I've always loved doing.
I'm not one of the artists who comes in and just does my bit.
I'm there every second of every day.
That's my hands-on situation.
- Keith Urban

Women artists need to break barriers in order for women's
experience to be valuable.
- Liz Phair

Negroes at last were on Broadway, and there to stay.
We were artists and we were going a long way.
- Will M. Cook

Artists don't always know.
Almost every song I ever recorded that was a hit at
the majors that the promotional people picked I didn't think it would be a hit.
I was wrong every time!
- Roy Ayers

Many artists and scholars have pointed out that ultimately
art depends on human nature.
- Steven Pinker

My parents cultured me a lot and they introduced me to a lot of artists,
a lot of their friends.
- Amber Tamblyn

I think there is an element of nihilism about,
but I don't think most artists feel their work is meaningless.
- Leonard Baskin

I am selfish, but that's an attribute that all artists possess.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Artists who write songs...
what they're going through usually comes through in their music.
- Terri Clark

A grocer is attracted to his business by a magnetic
force as great as the repulsion which renders it odious to artists.
- Honore de Balzac


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