Myth is an attempt to narrate a whole human experience, of which the purpose is too deep, going too deep in the blood and soul, for mental explanation or description.
D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930) English writer.
Myths which are believed in tend to become true.
George Orwell (1903-1950) British novelist, essayist, and critic.
Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
Salman Rushdie (1948-?) Anglo-Indian novelist.
All the great things have been denied and we live in an intricacy of new and local mythologies, political, economic, poetic, which are asserted with an ever-enlarging incoherence.
Wallace Stevens (1879-1955) American Modernist poet.