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Alan Watts Quotes: Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
         

Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.


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The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.



Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be

Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be



No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.

No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.



You are the universe experiencing itself.

You are the universe experiencing itself.



We see what we believe rather than what we see.

We see what we believe rather than what we see.



Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence.

Stop measuring days by degree of productivity and start experiencing them by degree of presence.



A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with Reality, and lives in a world of illusion.

A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with Reality, and lives in a world of illusion.



Many people never grow up. They stay all their lives with a passionate need for external authority and guidance, pretending not to trust their own judgment.

Many people never grow up. They stay all their lives with a passionate need for external authority and guidance, pretending not to trust their own judgment.



Insecurity is the result of trying to be secure.

Insecurity is the result of trying to be secure.



As muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone, it could be argued that those who sit quietly and do nothing are making one of the best possible contributions to a world in turmoil.

As muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone, it could be argued that those who sit quietly and do nothing are making one of the best possible contributions to a world in turmoil.





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Since we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our minds, it is our duty to furnish it well.

Since we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our minds, it is our duty to furnish it well.



Like “love, ” “hope” is one of those ridiculously disproportional words that by all rights should be a lot longer.

Like “love, ” “hope” is one of those ridiculously disproportional words that by all rights should be a lot longer.



Toots Shore's restaurant is so crowded nobody goes there anymore.

Toots Shore's restaurant is so crowded nobody goes there anymore.



The teachings of elegant sayings Should be collected when one can. For the supreme gift of words of wisdom, Any price will be paid.

The teachings of elegant sayings Should be collected when one can. For the supreme gift of words of wisdom, Any price will be paid.



If God is incomprehensible to man, it would seem rational never to think of Him at all.

If God is incomprehensible to man, it would seem rational never to think of Him at all.



E'en the rough rocks with tender myrtle bloom, and trodden weeds send out a rich perfume.

E'en the rough rocks with tender myrtle bloom, and trodden weeds send out a rich perfume.



Nobody wants me as a Cabinet Minister and they are perfectly right. I am an agitator, not an administrator.

Nobody wants me as a Cabinet Minister and they are perfectly right. I am an agitator, not an administrator.



I have my songs ready in my head, gather the guys, play it and then let them go with it. [The music] finds its way, we do what the music says to do......the song is the producer.

I have my songs ready in my head, gather the guys, play it and then let them go with it. [The music] finds its way, we do what the music says to do......the song is the producer.



You have to be a master to teach.

You have to be a master to teach.



This self-obsession is a waste of living. It could be spent on surviving things, appreciating nature, nurturing kindness and friendship, and dancing.

This self-obsession is a waste of living. It could be spent on surviving things, appreciating nature, nurturing kindness and friendship, and dancing.




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