History is the present. That’s why every generation writes it anew. But what most people think of as history is its end product, myth.
- E. L. Doctorow
- History is a myth that men agree to believe. - Napoleon
- The man who writes about himself and his own time is the only man who writes about all people and all time. - George Bernard Shaw
- In mass societies, myth takes the place of history. - William Bosenbrook
- To know the truth of history is to realize its ultimate myth and its inevitable ambiguity. - Roy P. Basler
- The first myth of management is that it exists. The second myth of management is that success equals skill. - Robert Heller