Quotes on Hero Journey

Every hero must have the courage to be alone, to take the journey for himself. Joseph Campbell

What's a hero if not for its journey. J.H. Wyman

There is what I would call the hero journey, the night sea journey, the hero quest, where the individual is going to bring forth in his life something that was never beheld before. Joseph Campbell

The hero journey is inside of you; tear off the veils and open the mystery of your self. Joseph Campbell

For me, the hero's journey is not the voyage from weakness to strength. The true hero's journey is the voyage from strength to weakness. John Green

And so Galahad decided that it would be a disgrace to set off on a quest with the other knights. Alone he would enter the dark forest where there was no path. This is the myth of The Hero's Journey. Joseph Campbell

There's only one problem with the hero's journey, it never included women. Elizabeth Gilbert

I guess that's the thing about a hero's journey. You might not start out a hero, and you might not even come back that way. But you change, which is the same as everything changing. The journey changes you, whether or not you know it, and whether or not you want it to. Kami Garcia

Heroes and Star Trek were 2006 and 2007, and I was just about to turn 30, and everything changed. I found myself on this amazing journey, which continues, but it's now at a natural transition point. I'm reevaluating and reexamining how and where I go from here. Zachary Quinto

It is vital to see ourselves as part of an ongoing journey started by our heroes in the Scriptures. Alan Hirsch

For me, the hero's journey is not the voyage from weakness to strength. The true hero's journey is the voyage from strength to weakness. John Green

A good story is always a journey. It is about taking the journey, the people the hero meets along the way and how they change him or her. All stories are journeys. They don't have to be shocking or outrageous: they simply have to be interesting. Michael Scott

I guess that's the thing about a hero's journey. You might not start out a hero, and you might not even come back that way. But you change, which is the same as everything changing. The journey changes you, whether or not you know it, and whether or not you want it to. Kami Garcia

Love is a hero's journey, and the hero's journey is a noble but difficult path. Marianne Williamson

Heroes take journeys, confront dragons, and discover the treasure of their true selves. Carol Lynn Pearson

We are marking the anniversary of the Arctic convoys.We really do consider members of the Arctic convoy to be heroes. This is true. I am not saying this as a fashion of speech. Vladimir Putin

A hero ventures forth from the world of common day into a region of supernatural wonder. Fabulous forces are there encountered and a decisive victory is won. Joseph Campbell

If you follow someone else's way, you are not going to realize your potential. Joseph Campbell

When you accept your imperfections-and still are willing to brush yourself off and start again-you can make changes...for you are on a heroic journey of the heart. To me this is the best kind of hero. The kind of hero I strive to be. Denise Linn

The hero's journey is simply who we are as human beings ... Elizabeth Gilbert

Love is a hero's journey, and the hero's journey is a noble but difficult path. Marianne Williamson

The people who carried the burden, who marked in strange field in search of an answer, and ended their journeys an unwilling hero. Phil Ochs

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

If we restructure things to see that the hero's journey is a degree in astrophysics rather than a journey to star in a reality show, that's a better world. John Green

Don Quixote is one that comes to mind in comparison to mine, in that they both involve journeys undertaken by older men. That is unusual, because generally the hero of a journey story is very young. David Guterson

Tina Fey is one of my heroes. Aubrey Plaza

Breaking out is following your bliss pattern, quitting the old place, starting your hero journey, following your bliss. You throw off yesterday as the snake sheds its skin. Joseph Campbell

While the hero journeys for external fame, fortune, and power, the heroine tries to regain her lost creative spirit... Once she hears the cries of this lost part of herself needing rescue, her journey truly begins. Valerie Estelle Frankel

Every time you are willing to say "Yes" to everything on your path, you express the hero inside of you. Maria Nemeth

Heroes do not easily tolerate the company of other heroes. Kenneth Clark

My father was absent and he was a hero to me. Greta Scacchi

As soon as someone is identified as an unsung hero, he no longer is. George Carlin

Jeff Beck is one of my heroes and has been since I first picked up a guitar. Kirk Hammett

What's a hero, if not for its journey. I think you're going to recontextualize what saving the world means, and I think that you will be satisfied with the stakes. That's all I can say about that. J.H. Wyman

The privilege of a lifetime is beingwho you are.The goal of the hero tripdown to the jewel pointis to find those levels in the psychethat open, open, openand finally open to the mystery of your Selfbeing Buddha consciousnessor the Christ.That's the journey. Joseph Campbell

I don't look at myself as a hero, I look at myself as somebody who has taken life with a lot of fun and I take it very seriously, I know it s a very short journey and so I want to grow, I want to develop, I want to be as good as I can be so I can share what all my talents and gifts allow me to share with other individuals to make their lives better. John Assaraf

The hero's journey always begins with the call. One way or another, a guide must come to say, 'Look, you're in Sleepy Land. Wake. Come on a trip. There is a whole aspect of your consciousness, your being, that's not been touched. So you're at home here? Well, there's not enough of you there.' And so it starts. Joseph Campbell

Regrets are illuminations come too late. Joseph Campbell

All religions are true but none are literal. Joseph Campbell

You enter the forest at the darkest point, where there is no path. Where there is a way or path, it is someone else's path. You are not on your own path. If you follow someone else's way, you are not going to realize your potential. Joseph Campbell

We tell each other stories so we can understand the world better and there's catharsis and we understand the models of what a hero could be and what the hero's journey as a human being is all about. But unfortunately, I think sometimes those stories too can be very prohibitive and confining. Chris Pine

I am fated to journey hand in hand with my strange heroes and to survey the surging immensity of life, to survey it through the laughter that all can see and through the tears unseen and unknown by anyone. Nikolai Gogol

What I think is that a good life is one hero journey after another. Over and over again, you are called to the realm of adventure, you are called to new horizons. Each time, there is the same problem: do I dare? And then if you do dare, the dangers are there, and the help also, and the fulfillment or the fiasco. There's always the possibility of fiasco. But there's also the possibility of bliss. Joseph Campbell

The journey is the destination. Dan Eldon

Farewell! wherever you fare, till your eyries receive you at the journey's end! J R R Tolkien

Stop and go: always on some journey. My bounty is a photograph or two. Sylvia Plachy

The more we can put the camera in a better place, the more we can take the audience on a more extreme journey with that character. Wade Eastwood

There are books that a writer undertakes because she wants to go on a journey, and there are journeys a writer undertakes because she wants to write a book. Dani Shapiro

You get educated by traveling. Solange Knowles

The anti-hero or hero usually has a journey or quest so they are interesting as you find out what's going to happen, what they are looking for. What are they trying to do? Sometimes what they do is heroic or comes with a price or sacrifice or maybe the way they do things isn't so great and that's when they become anti-heroes. But the journey of an anti-hero combined with a good story done well is always worthwhile. Keanu Reeves

For we have not even to risk the adventure alone, for the heros of all time have gone before us... Joseph Campbell

I am no longer afraid of becoming lost, because the journey back always reveals something new, and that is ultimately good for the artist. Billy Joel

The journey of the hero is about the courage to seek the depths; the image of creative rebirth; the eternal cycle of change within us; the uncanny discovery that the seeker is the mystery which the seeker seeks to know. The hero journey is a symbol that binds, in the original sense of the word, two distant ideas, the spiritual quest of the ancients with the modern search for identity, "always the one, shape-shifting yet marvelously constant story that we find. Phil Cousineau

FEARLESS is a vivid account of one man's journey from all-American boy to all-American hero. Blehm's writing takes you beyond the battlefield and right to the heart of the personal battles, sacrifices, and triumphs of one of America's elite warriors. Anyone looking for an inspiring story of inner strength and courage will be richly rewarded by this book. Eric Greitens

Furthermore, we have not even to risk the adventure alone; for the heroes of all time have gone before us, the labyrinth is fully known; we have only to follow the thread of the hero-path. And where we had thought to find an abomination, we shall find a god; where we had thought to slay another, we shall slay ourselves; where we had thought to travel outward, we shall come to the center of our own existence; where we had thought to be alone, we shall be with all the world. Joseph Campbell

'Life is a journey, Frannie darling,' Feagan had once told me. "Choose well those with whom you travel." As always, I've followed Feagan's counsel. Lorraine Heath

Awards are wonderful. I've been nominated many times and I've won many awards. But my journey is not towards that. If it happens it will be a blast. If it doesn't, it's still been a blast. Tom Cruise

If we could be heroes, if just for one day. David Bowie

The Americans are certainly hero-worshipers, and always take their heroes from the criminal classes. Oscar Wilde

I do honor the very flea of his dog. Ben Jonson

The best principals are not heroes; they are hero makers. Roland Barthes

The great will not condescend to take anything seriously. Ralph Waldo Emerson

Is society debasing the idea of heroism by using it to describe anyone who makes people feel good about themselves? Lena Williams

Whether you call someone a hero or a monster is all relative to where the focus of your consciousness may be. Joseph Campbell

I loved Debussy, Stravinsky, Chopin, Tchaikovsky, anything with romantic melodies, especially the nocturnes. Nietzsche was a hero, especially with Thus Spoke Zarathustra. He gets a bad rap; hes very misunderstood. Hes a maker of individuals, and he was a teacher of teachers. Joni Mitchell

I'm a hero wid coward's legs, I'm a hero from the waist up. Spike Milligan

You can be a hero to someone just by being their friend. Ray Rice

Necessity makes heroes of us all. Mason Cooley

He (Roberto Clemente) is a hero to me. Sammy Sosa

Of course, Alexander the Great was a hero, but why smash the chairs? Nikolai Gogol

No one was a hero because everyone was a hero. Wael Ghonim

You don't have to do those things. You don't have to become a hero, Seth. Melissa Marr

People are like, "Why are you all dressed up? Did you dress up just for me?" I'm like "No, I dressed up because I'm an adult and I felt like putting on my suit." But I love it. Tom Ford and Ralph Lauren are my two heroes of clothing designers. Paul Feig

We start off wearing frilly shirts and britches and being good guys and the heroes. And then as time goes on, every English actor ends up playing bad guys. That's what we do. James Purefoy

My motivation was I wanted to look like my favorite super heroes when I was a kid. Pretty cheesy, but that is what got me started. Scott Herman

No hero is above fear. Rick Riordan

It is not heroes that make history, but history that makes heroes. Joseph Stalin

Am I a hero? I really can't say, but yes. Michael Scott

The hero can never be a relativist. Richard M. Weaver

A society manufactures the heroes it requires. Colson Whitehead



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