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What is it we are questing for? It is the fulfillment of that which is potential in each of us. Questing for it is not an ego trip; it is an adventure to bring into fulfillment your gift to the world, which is yourself. There is nothing you can do that's more important than being fulfilled. You become a sign, you become a signal, transparent to transcendence; in this way you will find, live, become a realization of your own personal myth.


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Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
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I don't have to have faith, I have experience.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
[T]he experience of mystery comes not from expecting it but through yielding all your programs, beca...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
I think the person who takes a job in order to live - that is to say, for the money [not for purpose...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
I would say that all our sciences are the material that has to be mythologized. A mythology gives sp...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Every moment is utterly unique and will not be continued in eternity. This fact gives life its poign...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
The best way to help mankind is through the perfection of yourself.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Awe is what moves us forward.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Life will always be sorrowful. We can't change it, but we can change our attitude toward it.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
One great thing about growing old is that nothing is going to lead to anything. Everything is of the...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Writer’s block results from too much head. Cut off your head. Pegasus, poetry, was born of Medusa ...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget the inner value, ...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.

We must be willing to get rid of the l...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
For if anything is capable of making a poet of a literary man, it is my hometown love of the human, ...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
The idea of the supernatural as being something over and above the natural is a killing idea. In the...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Marriage is not a simple love affair, it’s an ordeal, and the ordeal is the sacrifice of ego to a ...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Eternity isn't some later time. Eternity isn't even a long time. Eternity has nothing to do with tim...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Shakespeare said that art is a mirror held up to nature. And that’s what it is. The nature is your...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
I always feel uncomfortable when people speak about ordinary mortals because I've never met an ordin...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’r...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it's not your path. Your ow...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
All the gods, all the heavens, all the hells, are within you.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the exper...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
When we talk about settling the world's problems, we're barking up the wrong tree. The world is perf...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
When you make a sacrifice in marriage, you're sacrificing not to each other but to unity in a relati...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Follow your bliss and doors will open where there were no doors before.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Original Experience has not been interpreted for you, and so you’ve got to work out life for yourse...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
However, if we are wrong and there is a strike, we would expect BA shares to trade down by $2 to $4 ...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Any life career that you choose in following your bliss should be chosen with that sense — that no...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
My sense is that the [European Commission]'s grievances or the things that they would like fixed are...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
We just don't know very much about Jesus. All we know are four contradictory texts that purport to t...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
The night of December 25, to which date the Nativity of Christ was ultimately assigned, was exactly ...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
God is Within You! You yourself are the creator. If you find that place within you from which you br...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Passion makes most psychiatrists nervous
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
You can get a lot of work done if you stay with it and are excited and its play instead of work.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
When a judge walks into the room, and everybody stands up, you’re not standing up to that guy, you...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
The Hero Path

We have not even to risk the adventure alone
for the heroes of ...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Our actual ultimate root is in our humanity, not in our personal genealogy.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
He who thinks he knows, doesn't know. He who knows that he doesn't know, knows.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Myth is what we call other people's religion.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Perhaps some of us have to go through dark and devious ways before we can find the river of peace or...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
People say that what we're all seeking is a meaning for life... I think that what we're really seeki...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
The notion of this universe, its heavens, hells, and everything within it, as a great dream dreamed ...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
We're so engaged in doing things to achieve purposes of outer value that we forget that the inner va...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
There are now no more horizons. And with the dissolution of horizons we have experienced and are exp...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
The role of the artist I now understood as that of revealing through the world-surfaces the implicit...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
When you follow your bliss... doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors;...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there l...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
JOSEPH CAMPBELL
When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly he...
JOSEPH CAMPBELL