Greek Myths Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 38 Quotes About Greek Myths

#1. Let the credulous and the vulgar continue to believe that all mental woes can be cured by a daily application of old Greek myths to their private parts. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#2. It is the nature of truth in general, as of some ores in particular, to be richest when most superficial. - Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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#3. Michelangelo once said, "If the people knew how hard I had to work to gain my mastery, it wouldn't seem wonderful at all." His - Author: Gary Keller
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#4. It is not well to make great changes in old age. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#5. It is not easy to soothe the immortal gods from their vengeance. - Author: Sulari Gentill
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#6. A medical man likes to make psychological observations, and sometimes in the pursuit of such studies is too easily tempted into momentous prophecy which life and death easily set at nought. - Author: George Eliot
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#7. Not all of E. Nesbit's children's books are fantasies, but even the most realistic somehow seem magical. In her holiday world, nobody ever goes to school, though all the kids know their English history, Greek myths, and classic tales of derring-do. - Author: Michael Dirda
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#8. The work of art will bring to light a new order inherent in things, and this will be: the idea of unity. - Author: Ferdinand Hodler
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#9. Because I have success, it doesn't mean I'm part of the mainstream. I'm still an outsider. - Author: Matt Drudge
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#10. All my stories are like the Greek and Roman myths, and the Egyptian myths, and the Old and New Testament. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#11. Dating is no charge prostitution. - Author: M.F. Moonzajer
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#12. The sad truth is that most evil is done by people who never make up their minds to be good or evil. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#13. Keep in mind that in the whole long tradition of storytelling, from Greek myths through Shakespeare through King Arthur and Robin Hood, this whole notion that you can't tell stories about certain characters because someone else owns them is a very modern one - and to my mind, a very strange one. - Author: Michael Montoure
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#14. His scars were hidden and safe in her hand. - Author: Paolo Giordano
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#15. The higher Greek poetry did not make up fictitious plots; its business was to express the heroic saga, the myths. - Author: Gilbert Murray
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#16. I've long said that comic books are the modern equivalent of our Greek myths. - Author: David S.Goyer
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#17. I sort of fell."
"Percy! Six hundred and thirty feet? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#18. I'd had years of practise looking dumb when people threw out Greek names I didn't know. It's a skill of mine. Annabeth keeps telling me to read a book of Greek myths, but I don't see the need. It's easier just to have folks explain stuff. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#19. What could you possibly write at Gates of Hades?" Cadmus asked.

"Keep your spirits up." Lycon sheathed the dagger he'd used to chisel the trunk.

Cadmus shook his head. "Idiot. - Author: Sulari Gentill
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#20. I admire a lot of Spanish filmmakers and actors. I grew up watching a lot of Spanish films and novellas, and there's just so much talent out there. - Author: Julie Gonzalo
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#21. All you need to do to be a bit sexier is to smile once in a while! - Author: Peter Andre
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#22. We had idyllic summer holidays, building sandcastles with my father on the beach at Bridlington. It might sound strange, but I think that secure cocoon of familial love was so nourishing, it gave me the strength to live life on my own. - Author: Kiki Dee
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#23. I think of evolution as a myth, like the Norse myths, the Greek myths - anybody's myths. But it was created for a rational age. - Author: Tom Wolfe
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#24. It was generally believed, said Theophilus, that Orpheus learned his music from the birds. His small voice, piping after theirs, filled with all the secret stories of the earth. - Author: Ann Wroe
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#25. Third, for people who aren't doing it already, take classes - they're worthwhile. Workshops or classes - a workshop is where you do actually get feedback on your work, not just something where you go and sit for a day. - Author: Octavia Butler
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#26. Since ancient times, sacred texts from around the world foretold about a time period in human history when a mighty demi-god would appear on earth. Whether we call this figure Perseus, Krishna, or Messiah, he is epitomized in the figure of Jesus Christ - the modern equivalent of which is Superman! - Author: Eli Of Kittim
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#27. If we praise God when things are tough, we show our trust in Him. - Author: Shirley Corder
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#28. We tend to think of divorced or complicated families as a modern invention, and that is not at all true. You only have to read the Greek myths to see broken homes, widows, divorce, stepchildren, children trying to get along with new parents. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#29. Happy endings are best achieved by keeping the right doors locked - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#30. All the superhero stuff is Greek myths and Greek gods, wearing tights and capes. That's what they are. That's what I gravitate towards. - Author: Louis Leterrier
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#31. Are the legends true?" asked Cadmus. "Of course they are," replied Pan. "We live in an age of legends. - Author: Sulari Gentill
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#32. It'll be dangerous," Nyssa warned him. "Hardship, monsters, terrible suffering. Possibly none of you will come back alive."
"Oh." Suddenly Leo didn't look so excited. Then he remembered everyone was watching. "I mean ... Oh, cool! Suffering? I love suffering! Let's do this. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#33. When I was a kid, I took 'The Brady Bunch' and 'The Partridge Family' very seriously. It was a world to me in the same way that the Greek myths would have been had I read them. You know, Marcia is Athena and Mr. Brady is Zeus. - Author: George Saunders
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#34. If Morris and his contemporaries were possessed by the medieval Christian imagination and the ancient sagas, the moderns looked further back to the ancient world, and rewrote the Greek myths and legends to suit their own ideas about society and history. - Author: A.S. Byatt
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#35. Eventually, Krysomallos would be skinned for his fleece, which became known as the Golden Fleece, which means I am related to a sheepskin rug.
This is why you don't want to think too hard about who you're related to in the Greek myths. It'll drive you crazy. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#36. Hero," he said softly, in a manner that was much like his father's. "Vengeance and glory are the ways of the Greeks and the Trojans. We are of the Herdsmen. - Author: Sulari Gentill
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#37. Mythos is the sum total of the early historic and prehistoric myths which preceded the logos. The mythos includes not only the Greek myths but the Old Testament, the Vedic Hymns and the early legends of all cultures which have contributed to our present world understanding. - Author: Robert M. Pirsig
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#38. You read any Greek myths, puppy? The one about the gorgon Medusa, particularly? I used to wonder what could be so terrible that you couldn't survive even looking at it.
Until I got a little older and I figured out the obvious answer.
Everything. - Author: Mike Carey
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