From The Devil's Dictionary #4


MYTHOLOGY
n. The body of a primitive people's beliefs concerning its origin, early history, heroes, deities and so forth, as distinguished from the true accounts which it invents later.
-- Ambrose Bierce

3 comments:

said...

Ultimately nothing does (underline) matter. There are few things I appreciate as much as examination of human nature (including of course, my own).

estiv said...

Excellent work, Mr S.

said...

Oh yes - ditto!