"God is a metaphor for that which transcends all levels of intellectual thought. It's as simple as that."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Joseph Campbell on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Joseph Campbell on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Joseph Campbell on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Joseph Campbell on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Joseph Campbell on Lawrence Welk
"One way or another, we all have to find what best fosters the flowering of our humanity in this contemporary life, and dedicate ourselves to that."
"Computers are like Old Testament gods lots of rules and no mercy."
"Myths are public dreams, dreams are private myths."
"I don't believe people are looking for the meaning of life as much as they are looking for the experience of being alive."
"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."