"I have returned to no other book more often since leaving college
than this one, and every time I discover new insight into the human
journey. Every generation will find in Hero wisdom for the
-- Bill Moyers
"In the three decades since I discovered The Hero with a
Thousand Faces, it has continued to fascinate and inspire me.
Joseph Campbell peers through centuries and shows us that we are
all connected by a basic need to hear stories and understand
ourselves. As a book, it is wonderful to read; as illumination into
the human condition, it is a revelation."
-- George Lucas "Campbell's words carry extraordinary weight, not only among scholars but among a wide range of other people who find his search down mythological pathways relevant to their lives today....The book for which he is most famous, The Hero with a Thousand Faces [is] a brilliant examination, through ancient hero myths, of man's eternal struggle for identity."
-- Time "In the long run, the most influential book of the twentieth century may turn out to be Joseph Campbell's The Hero with a Thousand Faces."
-- Christopher Vogler