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Wickedness is a myth invented by good people to account for the curious attractiveness of others. - Oscar Wilde


Religion often partakes of the myth of progress that shields us from the terrors of an uncertain future. - Frank Herbert


The struggle against demagoguery scarcely fits the St George-against-the-dragon myth Our democratic St George goes out rather reluctantly with armour awry. - Norman Mattoon


I am not a myth. - Marlene Dietrich


Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny. - George Santayana


In every age 'the good old days' were a myth. No one ever thought they were good at the time. For every age has consisted of crises that seemed intolerable to the people who lived through them. - Brooks Atkinson


The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie, deliberate, contrived and dishonest, but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic. - John Fitzgerald Kennedy


The beauty myth moves for men as a mirage; its power lies in its ever-receding nature. When the gap is closed, the lover embraces only his own disillusion. - Herman Melville