"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."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Joseph Campbell on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Joseph Campbell on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Joseph Campbell on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Joseph Campbell on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Joseph Campbell on Mark Twain
"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."
"I don't have to have faith, I have experience."