"Mystery is not profoundness."
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"It is the dim haze of mystery that adds enchantment to pursuit."
"The fundament upon which all our knowledge and learning rests is the inexplicable."
"All mystics speak the same language, for they come from the same country."
"Myth is neither a lie nor a confession: it is an inflexion."
"Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths."
"A myth is a religion in which no one any longer believes."
"It is a sure sign that a culture has reached a dead end when it is no longer intrigued by its myths."
"Myths which are believed in tend to become true."
"Sometimes legends make reality, and become more useful than the facts."
"One may as well preach a respectable mythology as anything else."
"Nagging is the repetition of unpalatable truths."
"Proper names are poetry in the raw. Like all poetry they are untranslatable."
"You should never name an animal which is not yours to keep, or which you intend to eat."
"Music is the vernacular of the human soul."
"I resent performing for frisking idiots who don't know anything."
"Next to theology I give music the highest place of honor."
"A woman's two cents worth is worth two cents in the music business."
"Modern music is as dangerous as narcotics."
"The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral."
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