Campbell Quotes

β€œSit in a room and read--and read and read. And read the right book...

β€œSit in a room and read--and read and read. And read the right books by the right people. Your mind is brought onto that level, and you have a nice, mild, slow-burning rapture all the time.” ― Joseph Campbell
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"All the Gods, All the H...

"All the Gods, All the Heavens, All the Hells; are within you." Joseph Campbell
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"Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and...

"Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer." -Joseph Campbell
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β€œThe very cave you are afraid to ent...

β€œThe very cave you are afraid to enter turns out to be the very source of what you are looking for” Joseph Campbell
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"Follow your bliss and the uni...

"Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls." Joseph Campbell
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β€œThey thought that it would be a disgrace to go forth as a group. Each entered the fores...

β€œThey 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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 20
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"Find a place inside where th...

"Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain." --Joseph Campbell
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β€œAll the gods, all the he...

β€œAll the gods, all the heavens, all the hells, are within you.” - Joseph Campbell
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"The cave you fear to e...

"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek." - Joseph Campbell
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"It's easy to jusfify one leader, because X leader you di...

"It's easy to jusfify one leader, because X leader you did like did Y. There are times though where you can say carrots are orange even if they were once purple." -Jack Campbell
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"I don't believe people are looking for the ...

"I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive." Joseph Campbell
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"If the path before you is ...

"If the path before you is clear, you’re probably on someone else’s." - Joseph Campbell
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"The Cave You Fear to En...

"The Cave You Fear to Enter Holds the Treasure That You Seek." -Joseph Campbell
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"We keep thinking of deity as a kind of fact, somewhere; God as a fa...

"We keep thinking of deity as a kind of fact, somewhere; God as a fact. God is simply our own notion of something that is symbolic of transcendence and mystery. The mystery is what’s important." - Joseph Campbell
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"The privilege of a ...

"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are" ~ Joseph Campbell
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,,To live in hearts w...

,,To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die." - Thomas Campbell
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"The cave you fear to e...

"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek." (~Joseph Campbell)
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"A hero is someone who has give...

"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." -Joseph Campbell
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The cave you fear to e...

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek - Joseph Campbell
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All the gods, all the he...

All the gods, all the heavens, all the hells, are within you. - Joseph Campbell
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"The psychotic drowns in the sa...

"The psychotic drowns in the same waters in which the mystic swims with delight." - Joseph Campbell
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"The cave you fear to en...

"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure that you seek." β€”Joseph Campbell
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β€œAll the gods, all the he...

β€œAll the gods, all the heavens, all the hells, are within you.” - Joseph Campbell
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β€œWe must be willing to get rid of the ...

β€œWe must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” β€”Joseph Campbell
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β€œFind a place inside where t...

β€œFind a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” Joseph Campbell
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"In physics most of the big breakthroughs occur with ...

"In physics most of the big breakthroughs occur with young people, because they haven't been in the system long enough to understand what's impossible" -Tom Campbell
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The cave you fear to e...

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. ~ Joseph Campbell
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We must let go of the life we have...

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell
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"If you want to see what a society really be...

"If you want to see what a society really believes in, look at what the biggest buildings on the horizon are dedicated to." -Joseph Campbell
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We must let go of the life we hav...

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. Joseph Campbell
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β€œWe must be willing to let go of the l...

β€œWe must be willing to let go of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.” ~ Joseph Campbell
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"We must let go of the life we hav...

"We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us."- Joseph Campbell
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"The privilege of a l...

"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are." - Joseph Campbell
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"Dogma and belief are straightjackets o...

"Dogma and belief are straightjackets on the mind, blindfolds to the awereness and limitations on the thoughts" -Tom Campbell
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"A hero is someone who has give...

"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself" - Joseph Campbell
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'Religion is a popul...

'Religion is a popular misunderstanding of poetry.' Joseph Campbell
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"Find a place inside where th...

"Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain" - Joseph Campbell
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"The appearance of impossibi...

"The appearance of impossibility is most often the result of limited vision" - Tom Campbell
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We must let go of the life we have pl...

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.>>> Joseph Campbell
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"Perfection would be a bore, wouldn't it?--It wo...

"Perfection would be a bore, wouldn't it?--It would have to be. It would be inhuman." - Joseph Campbell interviewed by Bill Moyers in The Power of Myth
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Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the ...

Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy. Joseph Campbell
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"If the path before you is...

"If the path before you is clear, you're probably on someone else's" - Joseph Campbell
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"God is a metaphor for that which trans...

"God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought. It's as simple as that." - Joseph Campbell
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"The cave you fear to en...

"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure that you seek." - Joseph Campbell
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"Man should not be in the servic...

"Man should not be in the service of society. Society should be in the service of man" - Joseph Campbell
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We must let go of the life we have...

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. - Joseph Campbell
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People say that what we are seeking is a meaning for life, i don't t...

People say that what we are seeking is a meaning for life, i don't think this is what we're really seeking. i think what we're really seeking is an experience of being alive. -josepth campbell, the power of myth.
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The privilege of a l...

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. – Joseph Campbell
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Find a place inside where th...

Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell
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"Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and...

"Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer" Joseph Campbell
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β€œLife has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and...

β€œLife has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer.”― Joseph Campbell
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Computers are like Old Tes...

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy. - Joseph Campbell
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β€œThe cave you fear to en...

β€œThe cave you fear to enter holds the treasure that you seek.” Joseph Campbell
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β€œFollow your bliss and doors will ...

β€œFollow your bliss and doors will open where there were no doors before.” ― Joseph Campbell, The Power of Myth
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"Myth is the public d...

"Myth is the public dream, dream is the private myth." -Joseph Campbell
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"The way to become human is to learn to recogn...

"The way to become human is to learn to recognize the lineaments of God in all of the wonderful modulations of the face of man" -Joseph Campbell
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β€œThe privilege of a ...

β€œThe privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” Joseph Campbell
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"It is by going down into the abyss that we...

"It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure." Joseph Campbell
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"The privilege of a l...

"The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are." - Joseph Campbell
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Find a place inside where th...

Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. Joseph Campbell
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Love is a frien...

Love is a friendship set to music. -Joseph Campbell
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The privilege of a l...

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are - .Joseph Campbell
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"I once thought I had mono for ...

"I once thought I had mono for an entire year. It turned out I was just really bored."-Wayne Campbell
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"To live in hearts w...

"To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die." -Thomas Campbell
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"I don't believe people are looking for the m...

"I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive." - Joseph Campbell
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The patriot's blood ...

The patriot's blood is the seed of Freedom's tree. ~Thomas Campbell
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β€œThe cave you fear to e...

β€œThe cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” - Joseph Campbell
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Discipline is re...

Discipline is remembering what you want. -David Campbell
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"The ultimate mystery of being is ...

"The ultimate mystery of being is beyond all categories of thought." -- Joseph Campbell, _The Power of Myth_
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Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and ...

Life has no meaning. Each of us has meaning and we bring it to life. It is a waste to be asking the question when you are the answer. -Joseph Campbell
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"One thing that comes out in myths is that at the bottom of the abyss comes the ...

"One thing that comes out in myths is that at the bottom of the abyss comes the voice of salvation. The black moment is the moment when the real message of transformation is going to come. At the darkest moment comes the light." - Joseph Campbell
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"Regrets are illumina...

"Regrets are illuminations that have come too late" - Joseph Campbell
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"Growing up means watching...

"Growing up means watching my heroes turn human in front of me." -Dan "Soupy" Campbell
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β€œFollow your bliss and the univer...

β€œFollow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.” – Joseph Campbell
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"The cave you fear to ...

"The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek." -Joseph Campbell
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Find a place inside where th...

Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain - Joseph Campbell
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Every religion is true one way or another. It is true when under...

Every religion is true one way or another. It is true when understood metaphorically. But when it gets stuck in its own metaphors, interpreting them as facts, then you are in trouble.- Joseph Campbell
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