A'Lelia Bundles
A'Lelia Bundles

Every ethnic group has a mythology... Until 'Roots'... there was nothing in the popular culture to refute the paragraph in elementary school history class that said, 'Slaves picked the cotton, were happy and life wasn't so bad.'

A. B. Yehoshua
A. B. Yehoshua

Israel is too attached to America, too influenced by America. It should be connected to Europe. America is based on mythology - the free man, the individual, the open frontier. Europe is more conscious of history. Take Britain and Shakespeare. You shape your identity through history.

Alan Moore
Alan Moore

I think that we need mythology. We need a bedrock of story and legend in order to live our lives coherently.

Alex Garland
Alex Garland

Part of debunking the mythology of filmmaking is that we tend to want to locate it often in one person. And it's not one person. It's a collective, and it is a collaboration.

Alex Shoumatoff
Alex Shoumatoff

The mammoth was basically done in by climate change. The last ones survived on Wrangel Island, north of Chukotka, until 3,700 years ago. According to Eveny mythology, mammoths scooped up dirt with their tusks to form the first dry land.

Alexi Zentner
Alexi Zentner

There is no simple answer for what it means to be Canadian. There are a thousand answers that come together. But part of that is that there is a national mythology.

Alfred Loisy
Alfred Loisy

It seems obvious to me that the notion of God has never been anything but a kind of ideal projection, a reflection upward of the human personality, and that theology never has been and never can be anything but a more and more purified mythology.

Alistair Cooke
Alistair Cooke

Hollywood grew to be the most flourishing factory of popular mythology since the Greeks.

Allison Anders
Allison Anders

There's never been a 'girl wonder' mythology.

Amber Benson
Amber Benson

Actually, I love mythology. When I was a kid I was obsessed with myth and I wanted to be a mythologist when I grew up. Then I realized I really just like stories.