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Funny Mythology Quotes
Funny Quotes about Mythology

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

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

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

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


 

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Immature artists imitate.
Mature artists steal.
- Lionel Trilling

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

Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.
- Igor Stravinsky

Secular artists see themselves with performance;
they are more self involved,
presentational.
- Boris Kodjoe

An artist may have burdens the ordinary citizen doesn't know,
but the ordinary citizen has burdens that many artists never even touch.
- Patti Smith

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

A nation devoid of art and artists cannot have a full existence.
- Kemal Ataturk

All artists are now free to express their own personality.
- Maurice Denis

The difference between me and the newer artists is
that I have the history with the architects,
the masters that started the music.
I know where the music came from.
- Ricky Skaggs

I've always liked the minds of criminals,
they seem similar to artists.
- Richard Linklater

I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends
were also mainly artists or writers,
so he connects what I do with his example.
- Jonathan Lethem

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

All children are artists.
The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
- Pablo Picasso

Next to the writer of real estate advertisements,
the autobiographer is the most suspect of prose artists.
- Donal Henahan

The nation that complacently and fearfully allows its
artists and writers to become suspected rather than
respected is no longer regarded as a nation possessed with humor or depth.
- James Thurber

My function at Verve was that of a genuine producer
in artists and repertoire.
- Norman Granz

Artists are going to be the metronome of this society.
- Yoko Ono

Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights.
I only wanted...
to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home.
- Edvard Grieg

These critics with the illusions they've created about artists -
it's like idol worship.
They only like people when they're on their way up...
I cannot be on the way up again.
- John Lennon

It's not about battling the original artists when I record these songs,
it's about paying tribute to them.
- Etta James

When you actually meet the devil and he offers you
a deal most artists eventually negotiate.
- Marc Maron

It doesn't upset artists to find out that artists used
lenses or mirrors or other aids,
but it certainly does upset the art historians.
- Chuck Close

Many people think voice over artists just read,
there's much more to it.
Without acting beats, scene study and improving skills,
you won't make it.
- Tara Strong

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

I like to work with artists who are as wide in their musical taste as I am.
- Jim Sullivan

I've tried to help a lot of young artists get started.
- Charley Pride


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