The best Quotes by Joseph Campbell

The best Quotes by Joseph Campbell

Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American writer. He was a professor of literature at Sarah Lawrence College who worked in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work covers many aspects of the human experience. Campbell's best-known work is his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949), in which he discusses his theory of the journey of the archetypal hero shared by world mythologies, termed the monomyth.

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.
We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls.
Opportunities to find deeper powers within ourselves come when life seems most challenging.
The big question is whether you are going to be able to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

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The biggest difference from Hawaii and Alabama would probably be there's no beaches. But other than that, the people are very nice.
I grew up in Hawaii. My love of the natural world began here.
Barack Obama in Our Great National Parks - Season 1 Episode 1
Hawaii is paradise. It sounds cheesy to say it, but there's music in the air there.
Hawaii is the only place I know where they lay flowers on you while you are alive.
I have always been proud to have been born in Hawaii.
We need Hawaii just as much and a good deal more than we did California. It is manifest destiny.
Congratulations, San Francisco, you've ruined pizza. First the Hawaiians, and now you.
Wut in Inside Out
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In Hawaii, we have something called Ho'oponopono, where people come together to resolve crises and restore peace and balance.
Well, that, and a little medical boondoggle I have to go to in Cleveland. And by medical boondoggle I mean golf-weekend. And by Cleveland I mean Hawaii. Anyway, I have to go catch my bus to the airport. And by bus I mean helicopter.
Bob Kelso in Scrubs - Season 2 Episode 19
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They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Hawaii - and that's pretty much the same thing.
Anything is possible if you got enough nerve.
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To me, the very definition of the word "broken" suggests that something can be fixed.
Elijah Mikaelson in The Originals - Season 1 Episode 8
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Sometimes the right path is not the easiest one.
Grandmother Willow in Pocahontas
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Once we accept our limits, we go beyond them.
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How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.
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There is no such thing as bad ideas. Just poorly executed awesome ideas.
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What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?
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Computers may out-think us one day, but as long as people got feelings we'll be better than they are.
It was one thing to use computers as a tool, quite another to let them do your thinking for you.
Computers make excellent and efficient servants, but I have no wish to serve under them.
Mister Spock in Star Trek - Season 2 Episode 24
Sometimes you must hurt in order to know, fall in order to grow, lose in order to gain. Because life's greatest lessons are learned through pain.
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The world will break your heart ten ways to Sunday. That's guaranteed.
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Death is Peaceful, Life is Harder.
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Sometimes, we think we're strong for holding on. But true strength lies in letting go.
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If you want to fly, you have to let go what pulls you down.
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Believe! The more we let go, the higher we fly.
When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life.
When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up.
I wrote down "happy". They told me I didn't understand the assignment, and I told them they didn't understand life.
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That's the best revenge of all: happiness. Nothing drives people crazier than seeing someone have a good f*cking life.
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The happiest people don't worry too much about whether life is fair ot not, they just get on with it.
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I would like to be remembered as someone who did the best she could with the talent she had.
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People often remark that I'm pretty lucky. Luck is only important in so far as getting the chance to sell yourself at the right moment. After that, you've got to have talent and know how to use it.
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Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
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A true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart.
Zeus in Hercules
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You don't need to be a superhero to get the girl. The right girl will bring out the hero in you.
Wade Wilson in Deadpool
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It's about the day I realised, that admitting we're not heroic, is when we're the most heroic of all.
J.D. in Scrubs - Season 1 Episode 23
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The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
As a veteran, I know firsthand the satisfaction there is in defending the democracy you so strongly believe in, but I can also attest to the trauma encountered from combat on the battlefield.
The valor and courage of our young women and men in the armed services are a shining example to all of the world, and we owe them and their families our deepest respect.
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.

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