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NapoleonWhat then is, generally speaking, the truth of history? A fable agreed upon.

—  Napoleon, 1769-1821, French Emperor

Fernando PessoaMyth is the nothing that is everything.

—  Fernando Pessoa, 1888-1935, Portuguese poet & writer

G. K. ChestertonFairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed.

—  G. K. Chesterton, 1874-1936, English writer & critic

Jean CocteauI've always preferred mythology to history. History is truth that becomes an illusion. Mythology is an illusion that becomes reality.

—  Jean Cocteau, 1889-1963, French artist

Will DurantIn its youth a people produce mythology and poetry; in its decadence, philosophy and logic.

—  Will Durant, 1885-1981, American historian & philosopher


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Ambrose BierceBacchus, n. A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.

—  Ambrose Bierce, 1842–1914, American writer










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