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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #mythology

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

#art #bible #education #in other words #language

Nothing is more witty and grotesque than ancient mythology and Christianity; that is because they are so mystical.

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

#because #christianity #grotesque #more #mystical

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

#did #everything #family #gets #gods

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

#back #become #came #going #horizon

When Zeus[Jupiter]first saw Aphrodite[Venus]& Aphrodite thus first saw Zeus, it was love at first sight.Naturally. Since Zeus was the King of the Gods, who loved all beautiful Goddesses.And Aphrodite was the Goddess of Love, the most beautiful & lovely of all the Goddesses.But love was all they had in common.

Nicholas Chong


Oh, one more thing,' Thor calls out. 'If I know my prophecy, and I do, you beautiful ladies had best start looking for a boat!

Daniel Keidl

#mythology #prophecy #thor #beauty

The natural mates of men were the Meliads[Ash Nymphs], who were Demi-Goddesses, & the Goddesses.Whilst it was believed that women could mate with animals & produce offspring, as Pasiphae did with a bull & begot the Minotaur & Theophane did with Poseidon in the form of a ram, & begot the Ram with the Golden Fleece. And thus, women were part-animals,further proven by the fact that Helen, considered the most beautiful of them all,was hatched from an egg. And since women were playthings,daughters were given away as gifts, prizes & bribes. And it was considered good form to take women by force, as plunder or booty, or as spoils of war & to sell them as slaves for profit.[INTRO]

Nicholas Chong


Children play at being great and wonderful people, at the ambitions they will put away for one reason or another before they grow into ordinary men and women. Mankind as a whole had a like dream once; everybody and nobody built up the dream bit by bit, and the ancient story-tellers are there to make us remember what mankind would have been like, had not fear and the failing will and the laws of nature tripped up its heels. The Fianna and their like are themselves so full of power, and they are set in a world so fluctuating and dream-like, that nothing can hold them from being all that the heart desires." from a preface to Gods and Fighting Men by Lady Augusta Gregory

W.B. Yeats


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

Rachel True

#been #doing #even #film #i

The reading eye must do the work to make them live, and so it did, again and again, never the same life twice, as the artist had intended.

A.S. Byatt

#intellectual #mythology #norse #life

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