Tag Archives: Joseph Campbell

Clutter

“Clutter and mess show us that life is being lived…Tidiness makes me think of held breath, of suspended animation… Perfectionism is a mean, frozen form of idealism, while messes are the artist’s true friend. What people somehow forgot to mention … Continue reading

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Saturday morning music

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To laugh often

“To laugh often and much to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children to earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others … Continue reading

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Sunday morning music

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Saturday morning music

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The paradoxial

“People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. If you do good, people will accuse you of selfish ulterior motives. Do good anyway. If you are successful, you will win false friends and true enemies. Succeed anyway. The good … Continue reading

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Follow your bliss

“I always tell my students ‘follow your bliss’. When you have that feeling, stay with it and don’t let anyone throw you off.”~ Joseph Campbell.

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The experience of being alive

“I don’t believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive.” Joseph Campbell

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Metaphors

“Half the people in the world think that the metaphors of their religious traditions, for example, are facts. And the other half contends that they are not facts at all. As a result we have people who consider themselves believers … Continue reading

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Transformation

“If you realize what the real problem is- losing yourself, giving yourself to some higher end or to another- you realize that this itself is the ultimate trial. When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves and our own self-preservation, we … Continue reading

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