Political history is largely an account of mass violence and of the expenditure of vast resources to cope with mythical fears and hopes.
I have come to the conclusion that my subjective account of my motivation is largely mythical on almost all occasions. I don't know why I do things. - J. B. S. Haldane
The budget is like a mythical bean bag. Congress votes mythicals beans into it, then reaches in and tries to pull real ones out.
The personal, if it is deep enough, becomes universal, mythical, symbolic. - Anais Nin
It is this mythical, or rather symbolic, content of the religious traditions which is likely to come into conflict with science. This occurs whenever this religious stock of ideas contains dogmatically fixed statements on subjects which belong in the domain of science. - Albert Einstein
Tests were always easy for me. I saw them as games, saw myself as being in a contest against a mythical adversary, and welcomed the challenge. - Walter Dean Myers
It’s perfectly understandable, in my opinion, to find good things in the teachings of Jesus Christ or any other figure, mythical or otherwise. But to base your life on the teachings of Jesus as they are portrayed in the Bible and claim that you are not religious is disingenuous. - David G. McAfee
By 30, we've almost completely replaced our actual childhood with a mythical one. - Marty Rubin