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Joseph Campbell Quote: “In a wasteland the surface does not represent the actuality of what it is supposed to be representing, and people are living inauthentic lives. “I’ve never done a thing I wanted to in all my life. I’ve done as I was told.” You know?”

In a wasteland the surface does not represent the actuality of what it is supposed to be representing, and people are living inauthentic lives. “I’ve never done a thing I wanted to in all my life. I’ve done as I was told.” You know?

— Joseph Campbell



Joseph Campbell Quote: “He has yet to confront society with this ego-shattering, life-redeeming elixir, and take the return blow of reasonable queries, hard resentment, and good people at a loss to comprehend.”

He has yet to confront society with this ego-shattering, life-redeeming elixir, and take the return blow of reasonable queries, hard resentment, and good people at a loss to comprehend.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “You can get a lot of work done if you stay with it and are excited and its play instead of work.”

You can get a lot of work done if you stay with it and are excited and its play instead of work.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “I will participate in the game. It is a wonderful, wonderful opera – except that it hurts.”

I will participate in the game. It is a wonderful, wonderful opera – except that it hurts.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “There’s no meaning. What’s the meaning of the universe? What’s the meaning of a flea? It’s just there. We’re so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it’s all about.”

There’s no meaning. What’s the meaning of the universe? What’s the meaning of a flea? It’s just there. We’re so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, the rapture that is associated with being alive, is what it’s all about.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Only when that mortal “you” will have erased everything about itself that it cherishes and is holding to, will “you” have come to the brink of an experience of identity with that Being which is no being yet is the Being beyond the nonbeing of all things. Nor is It anything that you have ever known, ever named, or even thought about in this world:.”

Only when that mortal “you” will have erased everything about itself that it cherishes and is holding to, will “you” have come to the brink of an experience of identity with that Being which is no being yet is the Being beyond the nonbeing of all things. Nor is It anything that you have ever known, ever named, or even thought about in this world:.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The happy ending of the fairy tale, the myth, and the divine comedy of the soul is to be read, not as a contradiction, but as a transcendence of the universal tragedy of man. The objective world remains what it was, but, because of a shift of emphasis within the subject, is beheld as though transformed.”

The happy ending of the fairy tale, the myth, and the divine comedy of the soul is to be read, not as a contradiction, but as a transcendence of the universal tragedy of man. The objective world remains what it was, but, because of a shift of emphasis within the subject, is beheld as though transformed.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “It is, indeed, very little that we need! But lacking that, the adventure into the labyrinth is without hope.”

It is, indeed, very little that we need! But lacking that, the adventure into the labyrinth is without hope.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “From this point of view the hero is symbolical of that divine creative and redemptive image which is hidden within us all, only waiting to be known and rendered into life.”

From this point of view the hero is symbolical of that divine creative and redemptive image which is hidden within us all, only waiting to be known and rendered into life.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “So that’s what destiny is: simply the fulfillment of the potentialites of the energies in your own system.”

So that’s what destiny is: simply the fulfillment of the potentialites of the energies in your own system.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The function of the artist is the mythologization of the culture and the world. In the visual arts there were two men whose work handled mythological themes in a marvelous way: Paul Klee and Pablo Picasso.”

The function of the artist is the mythologization of the culture and the world. In the visual arts there were two men whose work handled mythological themes in a marvelous way: Paul Klee and Pablo Picasso.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “You have to learn to recognize your own depth.”

You have to learn to recognize your own depth.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Eternity is not future or past. Eternity is a dimension of now. It is a dimension of the human spirit – which is eternal. Find that eternal dimension in yourself, and you will ride through time, and throughout the whole length of your days.”

Eternity is not future or past. Eternity is a dimension of now. It is a dimension of the human spirit – which is eternal. Find that eternal dimension in yourself, and you will ride through time, and throughout the whole length of your days.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “If you can see your path clearly in front of you, it’s probably someone else’s.”

If you can see your path clearly in front of you, it’s probably someone else’s.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The quest for fire occurred not because anyone knew what the practical uses for fire would be, but because it was fascinating.”

The quest for fire occurred not because anyone knew what the practical uses for fire would be, but because it was fascinating.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The one radiance shines through all things.”

The one radiance shines through all things.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Essentially, mythologies are enormous poems that are renditions of insights, giving some sense of the marvel, the miracle and wonder of life.”

Essentially, mythologies are enormous poems that are renditions of insights, giving some sense of the marvel, the miracle and wonder of life.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Your ego is your embodiment and your self is your potentiality and that’s what you listen to when you listen for the voice of inspiration and the voice of ‘What am I here for? What can I possibly make of myself?’”

Your ego is your embodiment and your self is your potentiality and that’s what you listen to when you listen for the voice of inspiration and the voice of ‘What am I here for? What can I possibly make of myself?’

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Myths are the world’s dreams. They are archetypal dreams and deal with great human problems. Myths and dreams come from the same place. They come from realizations of some kind that then have to find expression in symbolic form.”

Myths are the world’s dreams. They are archetypal dreams and deal with great human problems. Myths and dreams come from the same place. They come from realizations of some kind that then have to find expression in symbolic form.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The world is full of people who have stopped listening to themselves.”

The world is full of people who have stopped listening to themselves.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “I always tell my students follow your bliss. When you have that feeling then stay with it and don’t let anyone throw you off.”

I always tell my students follow your bliss. When you have that feeling then stay with it and don’t let anyone throw you off.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The best things cannot be told, the second best are misunderstood. After that comes civilized conversation; after that, mass indoctrination; after that, intercultural exchange.”

The best things cannot be told, the second best are misunderstood. After that comes civilized conversation; after that, mass indoctrination; after that, intercultural exchange.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “He must put aside his pride, his virtue, beauty and life and bow or submit to the absolutely intolerable.”

He must put aside his pride, his virtue, beauty and life and bow or submit to the absolutely intolerable.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “There’s always the possibility of a fiasco. But there’s also the possibility of bliss.”

There’s always the possibility of a fiasco. But there’s also the possibility of bliss.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Let the world be as it is and learn to rock with the waves.”

Let the world be as it is and learn to rock with the waves.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Anything you do has a still point. When you are in that still point, you can perform maximally.”

Anything you do has a still point. When you are in that still point, you can perform maximally.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The seizure of passionate love can be, in such a context, only illicit, breaking in upon the order of one’s dutiful life in virtue as a devastating storm.”

The seizure of passionate love can be, in such a context, only illicit, breaking in upon the order of one’s dutiful life in virtue as a devastating storm.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “You know, when real trouble comes your humanity is awakened. The fundamental human experience is that of compassion.”

You know, when real trouble comes your humanity is awakened. The fundamental human experience is that of compassion.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “There seem to be only two kinds of people: Those who think that metaphors are facts, and those who know that they are not facts. Those who know they are not facts are what we call “atheists,” and those who think they are facts are “religious.” Which group really gets the message?”

There seem to be only two kinds of people: Those who think that metaphors are facts, and those who know that they are not facts. Those who know they are not facts are what we call “atheists,” and those who think they are facts are “religious.” Which group really gets the message?

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The Fates guide those who will and drag those who won’t!”

The Fates guide those who will and drag those who won’t!

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “In the absence of an effective general mythology, each of us has his private, unrecognized, rudimentary, yet secretly potent pantheon of dreams.”

In the absence of an effective general mythology, each of us has his private, unrecognized, rudimentary, yet secretly potent pantheon of dreams.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The creative act is not hanging on, but yielding to a new creative movement. Awe is what moves us forward.”

The creative act is not hanging on, but yielding to a new creative movement. Awe is what moves us forward.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “An old Apache storyteller reminds us.”

An old Apache storyteller reminds us.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “At such moments, you realize that you and the other are, in fact, one. It’s a big realization. Survival is the second law of life. The first is that we are all one.”

At such moments, you realize that you and the other are, in fact, one. It’s a big realization. Survival is the second law of life. The first is that we are all one.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Freud tells us to blame our parents for all the shortcomings of our life, Marx tells us to blame the upper class of our society. But the only one to blame is oneself.”

Freud tells us to blame our parents for all the shortcomings of our life, Marx tells us to blame the upper class of our society. But the only one to blame is oneself.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “I don’t have to have faith, I have experience.”

I don’t have to have faith, I have experience.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The departure from the world is regarded not as a fault, but as the first step into that noble path at the remotest turn of which illumination is to be won.”

The departure from the world is regarded not as a fault, but as the first step into that noble path at the remotest turn of which illumination is to be won.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Any god who can invent hell is no candidate for the Salvation Army.”

Any god who can invent hell is no candidate for the Salvation Army.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “They thought that it would be a disgrace to go forth as a group. Each entered the forest at a point that he himself had chosen, where it was darkest and there was no path. If there is a path it is someone else’s path and you are not on the adventure.”

They thought that it would be a disgrace to go forth as a group. Each entered the forest at a point that he himself had chosen, where it was darkest and there was no path. If there is a path it is someone else’s path and you are not on the adventure.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The Greeks, it will be recalled, regarded Eros, the god of love, as the eldest of the gods; but also as the youngest, born fresh and dewy-eyed in every living heart.”

The Greeks, it will be recalled, regarded Eros, the god of love, as the eldest of the gods; but also as the youngest, born fresh and dewy-eyed in every living heart.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Heroism is a matter of integrity – beco ming more and more at each step ourselves.”

Heroism is a matter of integrity – beco ming more and more at each step ourselves.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “This is an important point about symbols: they do not refer to historical events; they refer through historical events to spiritual or psychological principles and powers that are of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, and that are everywhere.”

This is an important point about symbols: they do not refer to historical events; they refer through historical events to spiritual or psychological principles and powers that are of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, and that are everywhere.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “If you are to advance, all fixed ideas must go.”

If you are to advance, all fixed ideas must go.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you’re sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.”

When you make the sacrifice in marriage, you’re sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relationship.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “There is no make-believe about heaven, future bliss, and compensation, to alleviate the bitter majesty, but only utter darkness, the void of unfulfillment, to receive and eat back the lives that have been tossed forth from the womb only to fail.”

There is no make-believe about heaven, future bliss, and compensation, to alleviate the bitter majesty, but only utter darkness, the void of unfulfillment, to receive and eat back the lives that have been tossed forth from the womb only to fail.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “Chief Seattle, of the Indians that inhabited the Seattle area, wrote a wonderful paper that has to do with putting oneself in tune with the universe. He said.”

Chief Seattle, of the Indians that inhabited the Seattle area, wrote a wonderful paper that has to do with putting oneself in tune with the universe. He said.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “You have to strive every minute to get rid of the life that you have planned in order to have the life that’s waiting to be yours. Move, move, move.”

You have to strive every minute to get rid of the life that you have planned in order to have the life that’s waiting to be yours. Move, move, move.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “All babies are Buddha babies.”

All babies are Buddha babies.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “The perfect human being is uninteresting-the Buddha who leaves the world, you know. It is the imperfections of life that are lovable.”

The perfect human being is uninteresting-the Buddha who leaves the world, you know. It is the imperfections of life that are lovable.

— Joseph Campbell


Joseph Campbell Quote: “You don’t have to believe that there was a King Arthur to get the significance of those stories, but Christians say we have to believe there was a Christ, or the miracles don’t make sense.”

You don’t have to believe that there was a King Arthur to get the significance of those stories, but Christians say we have to believe there was a Christ, or the miracles don’t make sense.

— Joseph Campbell

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