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Quotes of legend

  1. Europe, in legend has always been the home of subtle philosophical discussion; America was the land of grubby pragmatism. – Daniel Bell
  2. Legend remains victorious in spite of history. – Sarah Bernhardt
  3. I read H. P. Lovecraft. I also like Sword and Sorcery stuff, Arthurian legend – Bruce Boxleitner
  4. A legend is an old man with a cane known for what he used to do. I'm still doing it. – Miles Davis
  5. When you work with a legend as I do, it's wonderful. There's so many things I've learned working with Keith. He's so patient, not only with me, but with everyone in our crew and with the audience and with the game. He has a style that is so easy and will never be copied. – Dan Fouts
  6. I can't be a legend yet. I'm not dead. – Maynard James Keenan
  7. In capitalist history, invasion and class struggle are not opposites, as the official legend would have us believe, but one is the means and the expression of the other. – Karl Liebknecht
  8. My mother's life had been destroyed by the Garland legend – Lorna Luft
  9. Legend A lie that has attained the dignity of age. – H. L. Mencken
  10. The Aztecs believe they started up in what's now New Mexico, and wandered for 10, 000 years before they got down into where they are now, in Mexico City. That's a weird legend – Jerry Pournelle
  11. I would really, really, really like to be a legend like Madonna. Madonna knows what to do next, and when she's performing, the audience is just in awe of her. – Britney Spears
  12. If it's a role like this one, an actual live person, a legend there's lots of material laid out. – David Strathairn
  13. The first thing I think of when I hear the name of Lucille Ball is a Hollywood legend I have fond memories of growing up at her house, but she was a different person off the set than she was on the set. – Keith Thibodeaux
  14. He's a legend and I respect his work, so I went down and paid my respects when Charlton was on the set. He was nice but I think he lied a little. He said it was an honour to be in a movie with me, but I don't believe it. – Mark Wahlberg

Usage examples for legend

  1. This has been the meeting- place of these songsters for many a long year, and there is an old legend which gives us the reason. ” – Legends of the Rhine by Wilhelm Ruland
  2. When, over a century ago, the legend first sprang to life, there were none save men to travel like this, but now, of times, a woman may travel too. ” – Seeds of Pine by Janey Canuck
  3. It's like a legend – Grey Roses by Henry Harland
  4. It could not be seen from the vessel, but the familiar legend was easily recalled, and this led us to talk about Irish tradition with its weird romance and never failing pathos. ” – The Crack of Doom by Robert Cromie
  5. The legend had a soul. ” – Balloons by Elizabeth Bibesco
  6. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow- Irving. ” – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  7. The old people of the country died, and their children grew up and died also, and their children, and their children, and the story of the sleeping Princess became a legend handed down from one generation to another; and a cloud of mystery, as thick and impenetrable as the hedge of thorns, lay over the old castle. ” – Favorite Fairy Tales by Logan Marshall
  8. “ " You know, too, the legend tells that once far away, beyond the forest, there was a mighty empire of which the king sat in a City of Gold hidden within a ring of mountains. ” – The Virgin of the Sun by H. R. Haggard
  9. Let's have the history and the legend mixed. ” – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  10. You go anywhere on the range an' get 'em talking about that legend and they'll make you think it's an honest- to- goodness fact, and no mistake." ” – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  11. In this legend also, there are passages which point to Atlantis. ” – The Antediluvian World by Ignatius Donnelly
  12. This a legend of old Persia Of an earlier happier day Of a happy happy people- How they ended none can say. ” – A Legend of Old Persia and Other Poems by A. B. S. Tennyson
  13. The legend runs that Agbarus, King of Edessa, sent an artist, Annanias by name, to paint our Lord's portrait. ” – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
  14. The story has been told far and wide, and will forever be a legend of these mountains. ” – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  15. “ " About this altar- piece," said Yung Pak's guide, " there is a legend you might like to hear." ” – Our Little Korean Cousin by H. Lee M. Pike
  16. See legend for Fig. ” – Thoracic and Coracoid Arteries In Two Families of Birds, Columbidae and Hirundinidae by Marion Anne Jenkinson
  17. Everything becomes legend if the gentleman will have the goodness to wait. ” – Old Calabria by Norman Douglas
  18. There is one legend so beautiful, so much like him, that we can almost believe it as having a fitting place in his history. ” – A Life of St. John for the Young by George Ludington Weed
  19. You know, we city people like a nice legend or ghost story to tell our friends when they come to visit us. ” – The Thing from the Lake by Eleanor M. Ingram
  20. Next time we'll try the man in C- Street, and Darsie's beauty lived on, an uncontroverted legend – A College Girl by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

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