You must have a room, or a certain hour or so a day, where you don't know what was in the newspapers that morning... a place where you can simply experience and bring forth what you are and what you might be.
"Joseph John Campbell" was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work is vast, covering many aspects of the human experience. His philosophy is often summarized by his phrase: "Follow your bliss."If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous writers! More Joseph Campbell on Wikipedia.
When you follow your bliss... doors will open where you would not have thought there would be doors; and where there wouldn't be a door for anyone else.
Love is a friendship set to music.
We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
Find a place inside where there's joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.
The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.
The way to find out about happiness is to keep your mind on those moments when you feel most happy, when you are really happy — not excited, not just thrilled, but deeply happy. This requires a little bit of self-analysis. What is it that makes you happy? Stay with it, no matter what people tell you. This is what is called following your bliss.
The adventure of the hero is the adventure of being alive.
Your life is the fruit of your own doing. You have no one to blame but yourself.
It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
Eternity has nothing to do with the hereafter... This is it... If you don't get it here, you won't get it anywhere. The experience of eternity right here and now is the function of life. Heaven is not the place to have the experience; here's the place to have the experience.
Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors for you where there were only walls.