Legends quotes

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◆ Pride and power fall when the person falls, but discoveries of truth form legacies that can be built upon for generations.
- Criss Jami100
◆ The point is that descriptive writing is very rarely entirely accurate and during the reign of Olaf Quimby II as Patrician of Ankh-Morpork some legislation was passed in a determined attempt to put a stop to this sort of thing and introduce some honesty to reporting. Thus, if a legend told of a notable hero that all men spoke of his prowess any bard who valued his life would hastily add except for a couple of people in his home village who thought he was a loony, and quite a lot of other people who had never really heard of him. Poetic simile was strictly limited to statements like: His mighty steed was fast as the wind, on a fairly calm day, say about Force Three, any loose talk about a beloved having a face that could launch a thousand ships would have to be backed by evidence that the object of desire did indeed own a very large seaport. Patrician Olaf II was eventually killed during an experiment conducted in the palace grounds to prove the disputed accuracy of the proverb The Pen
- Terry Pratchett99
◆ I would really, really, really like to be a legend like Madonna. Madonna knows what to do next, and when she's performing, the audience is just in awe of her.
- Britney Spears99
◆ We ought to change the legend on our money from "In God We Trust" to "In Money We Trust"; Because, as a nation, we've got far more faith in money these days than we do in God.
- Art Hoppe99
◆ It's better to burn out, then to fade away.
- Neil Young99
◆ When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness.
- Tecumseh99
◆ Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.
- Salman Rushdie99
◆ Legends die hard. They survive as truth rarely does.
- Helen Hayes99
◆ All the great legends are Templates for human behavior. I would define a myth as a story that has survived.
- John Boorman99
◆ We ought to change the legend on our money from In God We Trust to In Money We Trust; Because, as a nation, we've got far more faith in money these days than we do in God.
- Art Hoppe99
◆ There used to be a time when the idea of heroes was important. People grew up sharing those myths and legends and ideals. Now they grow up sharing McDonalds and Disneyland.
- Bob Dylan99
◆ True Legends never die.
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◆ Most legends have their basis in facts.
- James T Kirk99
◆ Legends are best left as legends and attempts to make them real are rarely successful.
- Michael Moorcock99
◆ Does progress mean that we dissolve our ancient myths? If we forget our legends, I fear that we shall close an important door to the imagination.
- James Christensen99

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