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Mything Quotes - Sappho

by Erin on January 31, 2012

Now I know why Eros, of all the progeny of Earth and Heaven, has been most dearly loved

- Sappho

Mything Quotes - Ovid

by Erin on January 18, 2012

Chance is always powerful. Let your hook be always cast; in the pool where you least expect it, there will be a fish.

- Ovid

Mything Quotes - A.S. Byatt

by Erin on January 10, 2012

All old stories, my cousin, will bear telling and telling again in different ways. What is required us to keep alive, to polish, the simple clean forms of the tale which must be there…And yet to add something of yours, of the writer which makes all these things seem new and first seen, without having [...]

Mything Quotes - Callimachus

by Erin on December 30, 2011

Mega biblion, mega kakon.

- Callimachus
And for those of you who skipped that day in Greek language class, the phrase translates as “a big book is a big pain”.

Mything Quotes - Archilochus

by Erin on December 24, 2011

And I know how to lead off the sprightly dance of the Lord Dionysos, the dithyramb. I do it thunderstruck with wine.

- Archilochus

Mything Quotes - Sappho

by Erin on December 3, 2011

And here, Queen Aphrodite, pour heavenly nectar into gold cups and fill them gracefully with sudden joy.

- Sappho
I thought it would be interesting to include quotes from various poets, playwrights, and writers on occasion here at Mythography. For fun and inspiration. I am using the somewhat whimsical designation “mything quotes”.

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