Quotations on Legends

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Nobody in America, in the modern generation, has read their mythology or legends.
- Kenneth Anger
(Keywords: America, Legends, Mythology)

An element of exaggeration clings to the popular judgment: great vices are made greater, great virtues greater also; interesting incidents are made more interesting, softer legends more soft.
- Walter Bagehot
(Keywords: Exaggeration, Legends, Popular, Vices)

All the great legends are Templates for human behavior. I would define a myth as a story that has survived.
- John Boorman
(Keywords: Behavior, Legends, Myth)

They do not depend upon mere legends and myths. They are not predicated on the false conception that the Emperor is divine and that the Japanese people are superior to other races.
- Emperor Hirohito
(Keywords: People, Legends, Myths)

Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
- Salman Rushdie
(Keywords: Facts, Legends, Reality)

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