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Inspiring Quotes by Alan Watts
Oct 24, 2020
Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Unless one is able to live fully in the present, the future is a hoax.
Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.
The real you is not a puppet that life pushes around, the real deep down you is the whole universe.
No amount of anxiety makes any difference to anything that is going to happen.
There will always be suffering. But we must not suffer over the suffering.
You are an aperture through which the universe is looking at and exploring itself.
Stay in the center, and you will be ready to move in any direction.
Much of the secret of life consists in knowing how to laugh, and also how to breathe.
What you are basically, deep, deep down, far, far in, is simply the fabric and structure of existence itself.