1. 10

    I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact.

  2. 9

    A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes.

  3. 8

    He said myths and mythology wasn't to give meaning to life but to give us an experience of life, an experience of vitality in being alive.

  4. 7

    It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved.

  5. 6

    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.

  6. 5

    In the United States there's a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner.

  7. 4

    Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion.

  8. 3

    Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts.

  9. 2

    Myths which are believed in tend to become true.

  10. 1

    Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.