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Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
Friends, such as we desire, are dreams and fables.
St. Thomas Aquinas
Italian Dominican friar and Catholic priest 1225-1274
Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
How many things served us but yesterday as articles of faith, which today we deem but fables?
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
I had rather believe all the Fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran, than that this universal frame is without a Mind.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
The Bible has noble poetry in it; and some clever fables; and some blood-drenched history; and a wealth of obscenity; and upwards of a thousand lies.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
There is nothing in the world more shameful than establishing one's self on lies and fables.
Unbind the charms that in slight fables lie and teach that truth is truest poesy.
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