"When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair, they'll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity."
"A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person."Joseph Campbell on Mignon McLaughlin
"By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you'll become happy if you get a bad one, you'll become a philosopher."Joseph Campbell on Socrates
"It is not a lack of love, but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages."Joseph Campbell on Friedrich Nietzsche
"How can a woman be expected to be happy with a man who insists on treating her as if she were a perfectly normal human being."Joseph Campbell on Oscar Wilde
"Don't marry the person you think you can live with marry only the individual you think you can't live without."Joseph Campbell on James C. Dobson
"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."