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Top 100 Quotes About Mythical

#1. What am I doing here? The Southern Star has vanished, a Cataclyst is calling the moon out of time at the mythical Great Barrier, and you're asking what I'm doing here? Are you serious? - Author: Kami Garcia
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#2. I don't have a deep link with England like, say, Jonathan Coe or Hanif Kureishi might demonstrate. For me, it is like a mythical place. - Author: Kazuo Ishiguro
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#3. My father became a mythical figure, more force than man ... he was a force my mother would use as a threat of wrath and punishment." In "Father Close, Father Far" New California Writing - Author: Dagoberto Gilb
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#4. The unicorn is a mythical beast, - Author: James Thurber
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#5. I love action-adventure-type films - mythical adventures like 'Lord of the Rings' or superhero films like 'Batman.' - Author: Zac Efron
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#6. American cultural institutions seem so bent on preserving the values of "Western civilization," the mythical "Whitetown," that welearn about one another's cultures the same way we learn about sex: in the streets. - Author: Ishmael Reed
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#7. The forest would close its arms and that would be that. Joburg would be a mythical memory, a place of the past, of adventure stories for children, of warnings not to get lost. - Author: Andrew Miller
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#8. You speak good words, child, but sometimes what lies within is much darker. The line between justice and revenge is then. Justice is order; revenge is chaos. If revenge is your innermost desire, you will be destroyed upon entering into the hall - Author: Amira Aly
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#9. No more dreamin about the whole adult gig,
We're no longer burnin' toward nothing, dude.
Just well on our way on a mythical ship, which no longer touches Land.
God Bless the Cap'n. - Author: Alexej Savreux
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#10. Nowhere else is there so large and consistent a body of oral tradition about the national and mythical heroes as amongst the Gaels. - Author: Joseph Jacobs
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#11. Sometimes, proceeding in the dark and aiming an arrow at the elusive, mythical dragon trumps all the rational arguments for not proceeding. Sometimes, the stakes are so high and the status quo is so unacceptable that taking aim in any direction is better than not shooting at all. - Author: Rebecca J. Anderson
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#12. Serving the reader by working cooperatively with the writer? Sometimes throwing 'the rules' out the window? Clearing the decks of pet peeves, mythical prohibitions and intractability? That is subversive. And welcome. - Author: Craig Lancaster
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#13. I think I live in this mythical world where doing the parts I do is not going to hurt me, and telling people my age is not going to hurt me. And it actually does. It's a bit sick-making but, you know, I can't change who I am. - Author: Jennifer Jason Leigh
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#14. I find increasingly that the more extreme are the things going on in your life, the more cultural reference points fail you. More mythical reference points actually help, and you realise that's what myths are for. It's for human beings to process their experience in extremis. - Author: Michael Sheen
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#15. We have a sense that we should be like the mythical cowboy ... able to take on and conquer anything and live in the world without the need for other people. - Author: Morrie Schwartz.
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#16. These superhero and mythical stories have, in many cases, replaced Biblical stories as vehicles for communal myths, but they are hardly any better than ancient magical adventures tinged with mythical archetypes and the decidedly unnuanced black-and-white struggle between good and evil. - Author: Gudjon Bergmann
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#17. Science, which is only another name for truth, now holds religious charlatans, self-deceivers and God agents in a certain degree of check
agents and employees, I mean, of a mythical, medieval, man-made God, anthropomorphic in constitution. - Author: Luther Burbank
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#18. When I came to Berkeley, I met all these Nobel laureates and I got to know that they were regular people. They were very smart and very motivated and worked very hard, but they were still humans, whereas before they were kind of mythical creatures to me. - Author: George Smoot
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#19. For people who have no critical acumen, a state is a mythical entity, for those who think critically it is a rational fiction, created by man in order to facilitate human coexistence. - Author: Friedrich Durrenmatt
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#20. I want to define success by redefining it. For me it isn't that solely mythical definition - glamour, allure, power of wealth, and the privilege from care. Any definition of success should be personal because it's so transitory. It's about shaping my own destiny. - Author: Anita Roddick
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#21. Faust was this mythical figure who sold his soul to the devil for unlimited power. The Japanese have made that Faustian bargain because they don't have coal, oil or hydro power. - Author: Michio Kaku
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#22. What's so wonderful about being 6'3. What is this mythical edge tall men have over average and short men? - Author: Regis Philbin
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#23. Because happiness itself is a mythical construct, a dream you humans tell yourselves to get through each day. It is the moon, and you, like the sun, pursue it relentlessly, chasing it around and around, getting nowhere. - Author: Jessica Khoury
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#24. For a kid in London, Hollywood seems like such a mythical place. - Author: Orlando Bloom
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#25. Mythology can be defined as the sacred history of humankind. This is different from what we call "history." Mythical stories, when you trace them back to their origin, often have a sacredness, a holy quality that comes from the bedrock of lore from which they emerged. - Author: Gerald Hausman
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#26. The greatest and most blessed thing in the Germanic life is the mythical, sensitive, yet strong, awakening. The fact is that we have again begun to dream our own primal dreams. - Author: Alfred Rosenberg
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#27. I'm Phoenix. The mythical bird that rises from the ashes. I've risen from fear and grief, from scandal and suffering, and from the crushing loneliness of walking with a purpose that is outside myself, but not within me. I know what's within me now, and I'm ready to fly again. - Author: Heidi Joy Tretheway
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#28. The creation story is ridiculous garbage. And has given us a completely false picture of our origin as a species and the origins of the cosmos. If you want a good mythical story it would be the life of Socrates. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#29. So she moved away from the carving of the mythical stag, instantly cold as she severed contact with the delightful heat living within the stone. Part of her could have sworn that ancient, strange power was sad to see her go. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#30. What does the blessing of heaven mean? We know the kirin is just an animal, not a mythical creature.
It has become a symbol now ... That is the way human beings deal with the world. - Author: Lian Hearn
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#31. The wind and the sea and the storm were his domain and I wanted nothing to do with them any longer. I just wanted Cain. - Author: Jennifer Silverwood
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#32. I am Switzerland. I refuse to be affected by territorial disputes between mythical creatures. - Author: Stephenie Meyer
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#33. I realised that all one really had to do was just observe. Observe and slightly exaggerate, and you had comedy. Instead of creating a mythical premise for a stupid joke, I found playing off truth got the best result. - Author: Mel Brooks
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#34. She told me she'd be a phoenix." The image of the mythical creature rising from the ashes glitters in my mind. "They don't really exist." "She said that depends on whether or not there's someone who can see them. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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#35. How do you have a democratic empire, how do you have an imperial foreign policy built on a democracy polity. It's like some sort of strange mythical beast that's part lion, part dragon. You know at the bottom is a democracy, and then it's an imperial power around the world. - Author: Mark Danner
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#36. I understand if you choose to leave. If it means you get to live, I'd let you go. But you need to know, I won't ever regret a moment we've spent together - Author: Jennifer Silverwood
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#37. What's an eBay?" "A mythical place of great magical power." - Jace Wayland and Clary Fray (City of Bones) - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#38. America indeed has become a progressive nation, if we understand "progressive" to mean progressing away from God, his incomparable blessings, and the moral foundation that made America great, and advancing toward a mythical utopia where mankind is in control of mankind (think "Lord of the Flies"). - Author: Ron Brackin
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#39. I've heard of a third eye, but I didn't realize it was a googly eye. I thought it was mythical. - Author: Jean Oram
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#40. I thought I did play one villain, Hitler, [who is] like Lecter in some ways, but he's a mythical figure, anyway. - Author: Anthony Hopkins
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#41. Everybody's life has some mythical quality. You struggle against obstacles, you fight to get to a higher level and there are great loves. - Author: Dolph Lundgren
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#42. I knew then what harmony meant: what belonging was. Just like a raindrop joining in the fun at the big river. I was the little raindrop, and she was the river. - Author: Amira Aly
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#43. Many historians contend that Laozi actually lived in the 4th century BC, which was the period of Hundred Schools of Thought and Warring States Period, while others contend he was a mythical figure. Laozi was credited with - Author: Lao-Tzu
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#44. Adante rolled her eyes. She wished human males were mythical. That'd be a nice reality to wake up to. - Author: Jasmine Angell
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#45. The Scriven men wore stack-heeled boots and pearl-studded evening coats; the ladies in their vast skirts looked like mythical creatures, half woman, half sofa. - Author: Philip Reeve
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#46. I had this dream about you. We went hunting up in the mountains and I caught a unicorn. You told me now I know how it feels to be you. - Author: Crystal Woods
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#47. The stars were my best friends. The air was full of legends and phantoms, full of mythical and fairy tale creatures, which suddenly flew away over the roof, so that one was at one with the firmament. - Author: Marc Chagall
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#48. I felt like one of those mythical heroes who fights his way back from the underworld only to realize that the world above is every bit as damned as the one below. - Author: Ransom Riggs
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#49. People want to build musicians into mythical beings. - Author: PJ Harvey
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#50. After I recovered from 'Lioness', I wanted to write something about animals because I really like mythical creatures, especially dragons. At 12, I was one of those semi-recluses who did better with animals than people. Out of that, came the character, Daine, who could communicate with animals. - Author: Tamora Pierce
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#51. Promises bind our kind as surely as iron chains or ropes of human hair. The fae never swear by anything we don't believe in. We don't ask for thanks and we don't offer them; no promises, no regrets, no chains. No lies. - Author: Seanan McGuire
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#52. America is the original version of modernity. We are the dubbed or subtitled version. America ducks the question of origins; it cultivates no origin or mythical authenticity; it has no past and no founding truth. Having known no primitive accumulation of time, it lives in a perpetual present. - Author: Jean Baudrillard
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#53. Setting a movie in an earlier age gives it a mythical quality. - Author: Peter Riegert
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#54. 'The Lorax,' ... it's a mythical, woodland creature, right, who's for saving trees. He speaks for the trees because no one else can. Kind of the way conservatives speak for fetuses. - Author: Bill Maher
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#55. He wouldn't let her work. You know, he was controlling. Some men are like that.' He gives me a quick sideways smily. 'Really? A controlling man, surely a mythical creature?' I don't think I can squeeze any more sarcasm into my response. - Author: E.L. James
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#56. Jesus is a mythical figure in the tradition of pagan mythology and almost nothing in all of ancient literature would lead one to believe otherwise. Anyone wanting to believe Jesus lived and walked as a real live human being must do so despite the evidence, not because of it. - Author: Dennis McKinsey
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#57. There are not so many mythical creatures from Inkheart. - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#58. I used to read the myths of love Now I have become the mythical lover - Author: Rumi
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#59. She may resemble a mythical angel, but she moved like an x-rated wet dream - Author: Kelly Moran
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#60. It's nice to see you. Aimee calls you Bigfoot, by the way."
"Bigfoot?"
"Yeah, you know, like a mythical creature that people say they've seen in the wild but no one knows for sure if it's real. That's you ... - Author: Tracy Brogan
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#61. In the ensuing discussion at the Manila workshop, I compared the search for a responsible mine to the pursuit of a mythical beast that people believe in because they have heard stories of its existence, even though no one claims to have seen it.18 - Author: Stuart Kirsch
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#62. The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief. - Author: Jacques Ellul
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#63. She should have looked ridiculous, standing there wet and bedraggled in her silly underwear, but she looked magnificent. Like some kind of mythical goddess rising from the mists of time.
Statuesque, utterly feminine. Breathtaking. - Author: Sarah Mayberry
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#64. I loved all fantasy, and I always thought that the ideal job as a performer and an entertainer would be to take on a mythical character, you know? Make someone up. Give them a voice, a mannerism, whatever. I always thought that that was the coolest way to do. - Author: Erica Cerra
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#65. If that's too mythical a tone
consider those who conform and know something's wrong
and need a zany few who won't obey. - Author: Richard Hugo
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#66. Is there anything sadder than the foods of the 1950s? Canned, frozen, packaged concoctions, served up by the plateful, three meals per day, in an era in which the supermarket was king, the farmer's market was, well, for farmers, and the word 'locavore' sounded vaguely like a mythical beast. - Author: Jeffrey Kluger
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#67. Writing is done by someone. It is not, like some mythical goddess, a skill that springs forth, full grown from the genes of inspiration ... - Author: Leonard Bishop
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#68. Evidently there is difficulty, real difficulty, in learning a foreign language at all, as if it sprinkled all the sweet flavor of the Greek mythical stories with a foul taste. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#69. Bedivere replied softly, 'There are more things under the heavens than we can ever imagine Sire. - Author: Rosie Morgan
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#70. An ethical fraternity, with its mythical Nothing, not infused by any archaic-infantile driving force, is a pure vacuum and can never evoke in man the slightest trace of that age-old animal power which drives the migrating bird across the sea. . . . - Author: C. G. Jung
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#71. It is the mythical, the romantic seduction of the pseudoknowledge, i.e. the folkore - both popular and scientific - that propagates quickly and easily through society, hiding and diminishing the powerful reality of what the new ideas and technologies can offer to humanity. - Author: Manuel Toharia-Cortes
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#72. Sometimes we need to step away from our current reality in order to truly appreciate it. - Author: L.E. Horn
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#73. Until the Crusades Islam was indistinguishable from Judaism and ... only then did it receive its independent character, while Muhammad and the first Caliphs are mythical figures. - Author: Nikolai Alexandrovich Morozov
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#74. Moscow, Rome, London, Paris stay in place. Leningrad and New York float, spreading all their sails, cutting space with their prows, and can disappear, if not in reality, then in the imagination of the poet creating a myth, a mythical tradition on the grounds of his secret experience. - Author: Nina Berberova
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#75. The sea was my first home ... Now that I had nowhere else to go, this was the last place I felt safe. - Author: Jennifer Silverwood
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#76. Why do you fear when you know I will always catch you?' he said. - Author: Jennifer Silverwood
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#77. Today mythical thinking has fallen into disrepute; we often dismiss it as irrational and self-indulgent. But the imagination is also the faculty that has enabled scientists to bring new knowledge to light and to invent technology that has made us immeasurably more effective. - Author: Karen Armstrong
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#78. The Metropolis strives to reach a mythical point where the world is completely fabricated by man, so that it absolutely coincides with his desires. - Author: Rem Koolhaas
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#79. Let's forget about the mythical Jesus and look for encouragement, solace and inspiration from real women ... Two thousand years of patriarchal rule under the shadow of the cross ought to be enough to turn women toward the feminist 'salvation' of this world - Author: Annie Laurie Gaylor
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#80. Our town was christened Buyan, after the legend of a Slavic island that appeared, and disappeared, at will. That would later seem an eerie, and disconcerting, premonition. - Author: A.B. Shepherd
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#81. The "standard physician employment agreement" is a mythical creature. - Author: Dennis Hursh
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#82. It is no shame to lose to me, mortal. Even among mythical creatures there are very few who can give a unicorn a good game. - Author: Roger Zelazny
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#83. The personal, if it is deep enough, becomes universal, mythical, symbolic. - Author: Anais Nin
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#84. We journey towards a home that does not halo our head with a special sun.
Mythical women applaud us. A sea for us, a sea against us. - Author: Mahmoud Darwish
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#85. You're sure he's not a vampire?' Claire said.'I've seen movies. They're sneaky.' She was kidding. Eve didn't smile. - Author: Rachel Caine
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#86. There's a lot of stuff they don't teach you in the mythical editors' school. They don't teach you that you're going to have to spend a lot of your life in crisis management. - Author: Bill Keller
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#87. We should enjoy and make the most of life, not because we are in constant fear of what might happen to us in a mythical afterlife, but because we have only one opportunity to live. - Author: Greg Graffin
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#88. It looked a lot like a dog.
"What's that?" Max asked, expecting to hear about a mythical creature with a mythical name.
Carol squinted and put his hand over his eyes to see better. "Oh that's a dog," he said. "I don't talk to that guy anymore. - Author: Dave Eggers
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#89. MG was nearly mythical, other than my entries - no interaction with users on
the off chance one was a Fernoza on the troll. And today proved I couldn't take a stranger bearing gifts at face-value. - Author: A.E.H. Veenman
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#90. There is a wonderful place
where flowers grow in colors
beyond the words of poets ...
trees sing with the
songs of butterflies.
And mythical tigresses look
at you with fiery golden eyes ...
open your heart
and feel the colors of magic
blooming inside you. - Author: Laurel Burch
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#91. There is no mythical creatures just creatures man ran in to hiding. - Author: Julia Golding
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#92. Essentially the Succubus is a mythical figure - who used to come in and cause trouble with innocent men. - Author: MyAnna Buring
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#93. It is the historical mind, rather than the scientific (in the physicist's sense), that destroyed the mythical orientation of European culture; the historian, not the mathematician, introduced the "higher criticism," the standard of actual fact. It is he who is the real apostle of the realistic age. - Author: Susanne Katherina Langer
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#94. The budget is like a mythical bean bag. Congress votes mythical beans into it, then reaches in and tries to pull real ones out. - Author: Will Rogers
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#95. If the Gospels were mythical themselves, they could not provide the knowledge that demythologizes mythology. - Author: Rene Girard
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#96. Are there any mythical beasts which aren't simple pastiches of nature? Centaurs, minotaurs, unicorns, griffons, chimeras, sphinxes, manticores, and the like don't speak well for the human imagination. None is as novel as a kangaroo or starfish. - Author: William Poundstone
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#97. It is extraordinary how much you are theirs, and how little they are yours. The child grows inside you and there is something mystical and mythical in that, but then you actually see that you are nothing more than the box in which they come. There is this total person, already formed, themselves. - Author: Glenda Jackson
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#98. We are not immune to the lure of wonder and mystery and awe: we have music and art and literature, and find that the serious ethical dilemmas are better handled by Shakespeare and Tolstoy and Schiller and Dostoyevsky and George Eliot than in the mythical morality tales of the holy books. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#99. Willpower is not some mythical force that we either have or don't have. Willpower is our decision to use higher mind thinking instead of lazing around in the clutches of our primal mind. - Author: A. Curtiss
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#100. My brother believed in all sorts of mythical creatures: pixies, dragons, werewolves, honest men. - Author: Jodi Picoult
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