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)

As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio, about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
- Neil Armstrong
(Keywords: Legends, Memories)

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)

If I'm such a legend, then why am I so lonely? Let me tell you, legends are all very well if you've got somebody around who loves you.
- Judy Garland
(Keywords: Legends, Lonely)

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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