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But the West did not last long enough. Its folk myths and heroes became stage properties of Hollywood before the poets had begun to get to work on them.


Christopher Dawson


#before #begun #did #enough #folk

For most of the history of our species we were helpless to understand how nature works. We took every storm, drought, illness and comet personally. We created myths and spirits in an attempt to explain the patterns of nature.


Ann Druyan


#comet #created #drought #every #explain

Distinctly American poetry is usually written in the context of one's geographic landscape, sometimes out of one's cultural myths, and often with reference to gender and race or ethnic origins.


Diane Wakoski


#context #cultural #distinctly #ethnic #gender

The myths underlying our culture and underlying our common sense have not taught us to feel identical with the universe, but only parts of it, only in it, only confronting it - aliens.


Alan Watts


#common sense #confronting #culture #feel #identical

Humans live through their myths and only endure their realities.


Robert Anton Wilson


#humans #live #myths #only #realities

The myths have always condemned those who "looked back." Condemned them, whatever the paradise may have been which they were leaving. Hence this shadow over each departure from your decision.


Dag Hammarskjold


#back #been #condemned #decision #departure

American movies are often very good at mining those great underlying myths that make films robustly travel across class, age, gender, culture.


Tom Hooper


#age #american #american movies #class #culture

Information and inspiration are everywhere... history, art, architecture, everything an illustrator needs. Europe is, after all, the land that has generated most of the enduring myths and legends of Western culture.


John Howe


#architecture #art #culture #enduring #europe

Myths can't be translated as they did in their ancient soil. We can only find our own meaning in our own time.


Margaret Atwood


#did #find #meaning #myths #only

Myths are wonderful tools that we've had, oh, for eons now that help us navigate the situations we find ourselves in.


Jeff Bridges


#had #help #myths #navigate #now






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