Quotes by Joseph Campbell

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If you follow your bliss, doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths.
People say that what we're all seeking is a meaning for life. I think that what we're really seeking is an experience of being alive, so that our life experiences on the purely physical plane will have resonance within our innermost being and reality, so that we can actually feel the rapture of being alive.
Perhaps some of us have to go through dark and devious ways before we can find the river of peace or highroad to the soul's destination.
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.
I don't have to have faith, I have experience.
We're in a freefall into future. We don't know where we're going. Things are changing so fast, and always when you're going through a long tunnel, anxiety comes along. And all you have to do to transform your hell into a paradise is to turn your fall into a voluntary act. It's a very interesting shift of perspective and that's all it is... joyful participation in the sorrows and everything changes.

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