Joseph Campbell

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in Quotation

Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.
– Joseph Campbell

A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
– Joseph Campbell

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

Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.
– Joseph Campbell

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

Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself.
– Joseph Campbell

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

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

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

Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.
– Joseph Campbell

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

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