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Joseph Campbell, The Hero With a Thousand Faces Quotes: Humor is the touchstone of the truly mythological as distinct from the more literal-minded and sentimental theological mood.
         

Humor is the touchstone of the truly mythological as distinct from the more literal-minded and sentimental theological mood.


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The hero, the waker of his own soul, is himself but the convenient means of his own dissolution.

The hero, the waker of his own soul, is himself but the convenient means of his own dissolution.



Wherever the poetry of myth is interpreted as biography, history or science, it is killed.

Wherever the poetry of myth is interpreted as biography, history or science, it is killed.



For the bliss of the deep abode is not lightly abandoned in favor of the self-scattering of the wakened state,

For the bliss of the deep abode is not lightly abandoned in favor of the self-scattering of the wakened state,



Only birth can conquer death—the birth, not of the old thing again, but of something new .

Only birth can conquer death—the birth, not of the old thing again, but of something new .



It has always been the prime function of mythology and rite to supply the symbols that carry the human spirit forward, in counteraction to those that tend to tie it back.

It has always been the prime function of mythology and rite to supply the symbols that carry the human spirit forward, in counteraction to those that tend to tie it back.





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I was strong from losing them, maybe, but any goodness in me came from having them." (p. 124)

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