Legend Sayings and Quotes
Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous
old legend quotes, legend sayings, and legend proverbs, collected over the years from a variety
A writer is at the end, not his books, but his myths.
When the legend becomes fact, print the legend.
Willis Goldbeck and James Warner
To be more interested in the writer than the writing is just eternal human vulgarity.
Ned Pratt is the only figure in Canadian literature, so far, great enough to establish a personal legend. And the legend was unique because it had the poet behind it.
The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it's also full of fourth-rate readers.
When I want to read a novel, I write one.
What do we ever get nowadays from reading to equal the excitement and revelation in those first fourteen years?
A man ought to read just as inclination leads him; for what he reads as a task will do him little good.
Much reading is an oppression of the mind and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason for so many senseless scholars in the world.
People often say that life is the thing but I prefer reading.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Legend always contains a grain of law.
Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook
Being a living legend is better than being a dead legend.
Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth, and the root function of language is to control the universe by describing it.
If you want to be a legend you have to fight with legends.
Legends are material to be molded, and not facts to be recorded.
A lot of legends, a lot of people, have come before me. But this is my time.
History has its truth; and so has legend hers.
I can't be a legend yet. I'm not dead.
Maynard James Keenan
Legend has it that when God created me, he gave me a big distinctive voice, a lot of boldness, and no heart.
Like the newspapers used to say, if the truth isn't big enough, you print the legend.
I never said I was a genius. I never said I was a cornerstone. I've never said I'm a legend in my own time. You never heard me say anything like that.
I feel like I have to put on for my city because we have so many legends and so many greats.
Megan Thee Stallion
That's how it is with legends. The greater they sound, the more must've got left out.
When the legends die, the dreams end; there is no more greatness.
You look more like a legend when you accomplish a lot at a young age.
Heroes get remembered, but legends never die.