Joseph John Campbell (March 26, 1904 – October 30, 1987) was an American mythologist, writer and lecturer, best known for his work in comparative mythology and comparative religion. His work covers many aspects of the human experience. Campbell's magnum opus is his book The Hero with a Thousand Faces (1949).
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The courage to face the trials and to bring... possibilities into the field of interpreted experience for other people to experience that is the hero's deed. We have only to follow the heros path and where we had thought to find abomination we shall find a God. And where we had thought to slay another we shall slay ourselves... Where we had thought to travel outward we will come to the center of our own existence. And where we had thought to be alone we will be with all the world.
[Space dedicated to creativity is the goal of artists of all kinds. Virginia Woolf lauded the] room of one's own ... 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. . . This is the place of creative incubation . . . If you have a sacred place and use it something eventually will happen.
At such moments you realize that you and the other are in fact one. It's a big realization. Survival is the second law of life. The first is that we are all one.
If You Are On Your Own Path Things Are Going To Come To You. Since It Is Your Own Path & No One Has Ever Been On It Before there
[I have no doubt that I stand here at the very center of creation. Every fir tree each of its needles the movement of wind all that I perceive and even more that I don't all resonate with a vital hum. It is the hum of the universe what the Chinese call the ten thousand things all of them speaking out saying precisely nothing. Each is its own center the exact place where the world begins.] The center is where you are standing ... and the other center is where I am standing.
Given that we are still in early 2006 the 2007 guidance is likely to be conservative with higher-than-2006 airplane deliveries better margins at both [Boeing Commercial Airplanes] and [Integrated Defense Systems] strong cash flow but low single-digit top line growth for its defense business.
We do not think the Boeing IAM workers will strike when their contract expires on Sept. 2.
It was a combination of a high rate of speed and an inexperienced driver. It's an unbelievable tragedy.
Any life career that you choose in following your bliss should be chosen with that sense