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Quotes by joseph campbell - (28 quotes)

Joseph Campbell - From the Aging category:

As a white candle / In a holy place, / So is the beauty / Of an aged face. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Artists category:

What the artist must render is a living moment somehow, a living moment actually in action or an inward experience. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Brother/Sisterhood category:

When you follow your bliss, you begin to meet people who are in the field of your bliss, and they open the doors to you. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Creativity category:

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

Joseph Campbell - From the Danger category:

It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Destiny category:

Follow your bliss. If you do follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track that has been there all the while waiting for you, and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Dreams category:

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 - From the Fear category:

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Goals category:

The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Importance category:

The object becomes aesthetically significant when it becomes metaphysically significant. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Journey category:

If the path before you is clear, you're probably on someone else's. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Journey category:

The hero journey is inside of you; tear off the veils and open the mystery of your self. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Journey category:

If you can see your path laid out in front of you step by step, you know it's not your path. Your own path you make with every step you take. That's why it's your path. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Joy category:

Find a place where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Mistakes category:

Where you stumble, there lies your treasure. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Mysteries category:

-An Open Life...
Poets and artists who speak of the mystery are rare. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Opportunity category:

I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid, and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be. If you follow your bliss, doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Perfection category:

Out of perfection nothing can be made. Every process involves breaking something up. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Power category:

Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Religion category:

God is the experience of looking at a tree and saying, 'Ah!' (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Renewal category:

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Revelation category:

A real artist is the one who has learned to recognize and to render... the 'radiance' of all things as an epiphany or showing forth of the truth. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Searching category:

People say that what we're seeking is a meaning for life... I think that what we're seeking is an experience of being alive, so that we actually feel the rapture of being alive. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Seeing category:

One looks, looks long, and the world comes in. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Studio category:

To have a sacred place is an absolute necessity for anybody today. You must have a room or a certain hour of the day or so, where you do not know who your friends are, you don't know what you owe anybody or what they owe you. This is a place where you can simply experience and bring forth what you are and what you might be. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Studio category:

This is the place of creative incubation. At first, you may find nothing happens there. But, if you have a sacred place and use it, take advantage of it, something will happen. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Survival category:

The psychotic drowns in the same waters in which the mystic swims with delight. (Joseph Campbell)

Joseph Campbell - From the Understanding category:

When your mind is simply trapped by the image out there so that you never make the reference to yourself, you have misread the image. (Joseph Campbell)