Joseph Campbell on the quietness within

Joseph Campbell
The place to find is within yourself. … The athlete who is in top form has a quite place within himself, and it’s around this, somehow, that his action occurs. If he’s all out there in the action field, he will not be performing properly. … this is true for dance as well. There’s a center of quietness within, which has to be known and held. If you lose that center, you are in tension and begin to fall apart. 1
— Joseph Campbell

Notes:
1 Joseph Campbell with Bill Moyers, The Power of Myth, (Doubleday, 1987), pp. 161–162.

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Jan Höglund has over 35 years of experience in different roles as software developer, project manager, line manager, consultant, and researcher. This is his personal blog where he shares his reading, book reviews, and learning.

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