Quotes about Myth and Mythology

Most popular mythology quotes

Religion is applied mythology.

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Myth is other people's religion.
When myth meets myth, the collision is very real.
A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes.

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Myths are fun, as long as you don't confuse them with the truth.
Mythology is the crop which the Old World bore before its soil was exhausted.
Myths are early science, the result of men's first trying to explain what they saw around them.
There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the help of comfortable myths.
Myths pick up the pieces where philosophy throws up its hands. The great myths may help survivors to think through this unthinkable catastrophe, to make sense by analogy.