mythology quotes

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

The popular mythology of creative genius depends on beloved stereotypes of the artist in youth and old age: the misunderstood upstart who forces us to see the world afresh; and the revered sage who shows us depths of insight attainable only through a lifetime of hard-won experience.Martin Filler

I'm obsessed with Greek mythology. My favorite goddess is Artemis. She's strong and reminds me of Katniss, the heroine of 'The Hunger Games.'Isabelle Fuhrman

The thing about playing gods, whether you're playing Thor and Loki or Greco Roman gods or Indian gods or characters in any mythology, the reason that gods were invented was because they were basically larger versions of ourselves.Tom Hiddleston

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

The muse of music isn't just from Greek mythology, but living in people like the Beatles, Chuck Berry, Anita Baker, Aretha Franklin.Ernie Isley

I walk the streets, take the train, it's real simple. Some actors create their own mythology: 'Oh, I'm so famous I can't go places, because I created this mythology that I'm so famous I can't go places.'Samuel L. Jackson

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

Nepal is a beautiful country with a lot of holy places. I also like the country because it's close to the Himalayas. According to Hindu mythology, that's the abode of Lord Shiva.Kailash Kher

Every so often, you want to map out your plot mythology but never so specifically that you can't let a story surprise you. You want to allow the type of action of the writer's room so that you have the ability to take a left turn.Eric Kripke

I'm not a fan of endless mystery in storytelling - I like to know where the mythology's going; I like to get there in an exciting, fast-paced way - enough that there's a really clear, aggressive direction to where it's going, to pay off mystery and reward the audiences loyalty.Eric Kripke

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

We read Greek and Norse mythology until it came out of our ears. And the Bible.Penelope Lively

I love mythology, grew up loving it. I'm a middle kid, big family, that's the thing you did in the farm country. I lived in Iowa, I loved mythology. I don't know, we're like that.Kellan Lutz

Co-writing the 'True Blood' comic is a dream come true both as a performer on the show and as longtime comic fan. It's a real privilege to build on the rapidly growing 'True Blood' mythology.Michael McMillian

I think that we need mythology. We need a bedrock of story and legend in order to live our lives coherently.Alan Moore

I think the mythology of death really ran away with me when I was very young.Tea Obreht

In Greek mythology, the hero wants to be great, but the very concept does not exist in the Indian vocabulary. Yet it has become the global template. And it's a template that won't fit in India.Devdutt Pattanaik

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

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