Joseph Campbell

1904 - 1987

A Quote by Joseph Campbell on achievement, purpose, and value

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 is all about.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

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A Quote by Joseph Campbell on heroism and thinking

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

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A Quote by Joseph Campbell on art, myth, soul, understanding, and world

The role of the artist I now understood as that of revealing through the world-surfaces the implicit forms of the soul, and the great agent to assist the artist was the myth.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

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A Quote by Joseph Campbell on adventure and questions

The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

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A Quote by Joseph Campbell on life and spirituality

Myths are clues to the spiritual potentialities of the human life.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

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A Quote by Joseph Campbell on strength

When you are required to exhibit strength, it comes.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

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A Quote by Joseph Campbell on desires, fear, garden, and life

We are kept out of the Garden by our own fear and desire in relation to what we think to be the goods of our life.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

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A Quote by Joseph Campbell on experience and life

What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea. It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience, something that never has been and never could have been experienced by anyone else.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

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A Quote by Joseph Campbell on cinema, life, and questions

Life is like arriving late for a movie, having to figure out what was going on without bothering everybody with a lot of questions, and then being unexpectedly called away before you find out how it ends.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

Source: Creative Mythology

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A Quote by Joseph Campbell on life, people, and world

The theme of the Grail is the bringing of life into what is known as 'the wasteland.' The wasteland is the preliminary theme to which the Grail is the answer. . . It's the world of people living inauthentic lives - doing what they are supposed to do.

Joseph Campbell (1904 - 1987)

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