Watt Quotes

โ€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and obvious...

โ€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.โ€ -Alan Watts
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"The only way to make sense out of...

"The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance." -Alan Watts
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โ€œYou are under no obligation...

โ€œYou are under no obligation to be the same person you were five minutes ago.โ€ โ€”Alan Watts
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โ€œYou are under no obligation...

โ€œYou are under no obligation to be the same person you were five minutes ago.โ€ โ€”Alan Watts
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"Better to have a short life that is fu...

"Better to have a short life that is full of things you like doing then a long life spent in a miserable way" - Allen watts
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โ€œI believe that if we are honest with ...

โ€œI believe that if we are honest with our selves, that the most fascinating problem in the world is who am Iโ€ -Alan Watts
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"Life is the most dangerous thing ...

"Life is the most dangerous thing in the universe, because as a result of it no one stays alive" - Alan Watts
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โ€œPredictive programming is a subtle form of psychological conditioning provided by the media ...

โ€œPredictive programming is a subtle form of psychological conditioning provided by the media to acquaint the public with planned societal changes to be implemented by our leaders. The public will already be familiarized with them and will accept them as natural progressions.โ€ -Alan Watt
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'This wasn't technically part of my research but I have...

'This wasn't technically part of my research but I have a serious cute geeky girl playing the ukelele fetish I can neither explain nor defend'- Wade Watts, Ready Player One
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"It's better to have a short life that i...

"It's better to have a short life that is full of what you like doing, than a long life spent in a miserable way." - Alan Watts
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โ€œLife exists only at this very moment, and in this moment it is inf...

โ€œLife exists only at this very moment, and in this moment it is infinite and eternal, for the present moment is infinitely small; before we can measure it, it has gone, and yet it exists forever.โ€โ€“ Alan Watts
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"A person who thinks all the time has nothing to ...

"A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with Reality and Lives in World of Illusions" - Alan Watts
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Some People are s...

Some People are so poor, all they have is money- Alan Watts
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โ€œYou and I are all as much continuous...

โ€œYou and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.โ€ -Alan Watts
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"We have all been brainwashed by put-down theories of Man that you are [A] the wretched ...

"We have all been brainwashed by put-down theories of Man that you are [A] the wretched little subject (and a disobedient one, at that) of an eternal king, and [B] that you are just a fortuitous congress of atoms in a mindless mechanism of infinite vastness" - Alan Watts
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โ€œThis is the real secret to lifeโ€”to be completely eng...

โ€œThis is the real secret to lifeโ€”to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.โ€ Alan Watts
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" The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

" 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. " - Alan Watts
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"Life is not a problem t...

"Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had." - Alan Watts
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"if you will spend most of your tim...

"if you will spend most of your time thinking, you are going to lose your connection with reality" - Alan Watts
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โ€œBy constantly monitoring thought itse...

โ€œBy constantly monitoring thought itself, it will not only lead you nowhere, it will give you a headache.โ€ ~ Reggie Watts
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"Success isn't owned. I...

"Success isn't owned. It's leased, and rent is due every day." - J. J. Watt
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โ€œJust as the wake doesnโ€™t move the shi...

โ€œJust as the wake doesnโ€™t move the ship, the past does not move the present....unless you insist that it doesโ€ -Alan Watts
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"No one is more dangerously insane than one who is sane a...

"No one is more dangerously insane than one who is sane all the time: he is like a steel bridge without flexibility, and the order of his life is rigid and brittle." - Alan Watts
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"Existence is a relationsh...

"Existence is a relationship, and you are smack dab in the middle of it." - Alan Watts
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"This is the real secret of life - to be completely en...

"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." - Alan Watts
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There is never anything but the ...

There is never anything but the present. If one cannot live there, one cannot live anywhere. ~Alan Watts
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"Trying to define yourse...

"Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teethโ€. โ€“ Alan Watts.
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The clash between science and religion has not shown that religion is false and...

The clash between science and religion has not shown that religion is false and science is true. It has shown that all systems of definition are relative to various purposes, and that none of them actually โ€œgraspโ€ reality.โ€ โ€• Alan Wilson Watts,
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โ€œThings are as they are. Looking out into the universe at n...

โ€œThings are as they are. Looking out into the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.โ€ โ€“ Alan Watts
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Our perceptions a...

Our perceptions are often at odds with reality -Alan Watts
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โ€œThe only way to make sense out of ...

โ€œThe only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.โ€ - Alan Watts
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โ€œI am something of nature fluked into being but nevertheless this fluke is somet...

โ€œI am something of nature fluked into being but nevertheless this fluke is something nature doesn't care about. It doesn't care about my ego and its future. All that is important to nature is it's species. The individual is irrelevant.โ€ -Alan Watts
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"One of the main ...

"One of the main causes of pain, is desire" โ€” Allen Watts
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A person who thinks all the time has nothing to th...

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 illusions. -Alan Watts
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"Try to imagine what it will be like to go to sleep...

"Try to imagine what it will be like to go to sleep and never wake up... Now try to imagine what it was like to wake up having never gone to sleep." Alan Watts
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"The future is a concept, it doesn't exist. There is no such thing as tomorrow. There never ...

"The future is a concept, it doesn't exist. There is no such thing as tomorrow. There never will be, because time is always now. That's one of the things we discover when we stop talking to ourselves and stop thinking. We find there is only present, only an eternal now." - Alan Watts
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โ€œA completely predic...

โ€œA completely predictable future is already the pastโ€ - Alan Watts
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The more a thing tends to ...

The more a thing tends to be permanent, the more it tends to be lifeless. Alan Watts
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"What keeps us from happines...

"What keeps us from happiness is our inability to fully inhabit the present." - Alan Watts
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โ€œIf the rest of your brain were conscious, ...

โ€œIf the rest of your brain were conscious, it would probably regard you as the pointy-haired boss from Dilbertโ€ โ€• Peter Watts, Blindsight
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"The 'you' who you...

"The 'you' who you think you are does not exist." - Alan Watts
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"Waking up to who you are req...

"Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be." - Alan Watts
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"But I'll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off i...

"But I'll tell you what hermits realize. If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you'll come to understand that you're connected with everything." - Alan Watts
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The biggest ego trip...

The biggest ego trip going is getting rid of your ego. -Alan Watts
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"As muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone, it could be...

"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." - Alan Watts
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Things become compli...

Things become complicated only when we think about them. Alan Watts
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"Zen... does not confuse spirituality with thinki...

"Zen... does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes." - Alan Watts
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Words can be communicative ...

Words can be communicative only between those who share similar experiences - Alan Watts
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โ€œWe do not โ€˜come intoโ€™ this world; we come out of it, as leave...

โ€œWe do not โ€˜come intoโ€™ this world; we come out of it, as leaves from a tree...Every individual is an expression of the whole realm of nature, a unique action of the total universe.โ€ ~ Alan Watts
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โ€œProblems that remain persistently ins...

โ€œProblems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.โ€ - Alan Watts
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โ€œThere was a young man who said though, it seems that I kno...

โ€œThere was a young man who said though, it seems that I know that I know, but what I would like to see is the I that knows me when I KNOW that I know that I know.โ€œ โ€” Alan Wilson Watts
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"Man suffers only because ...

"Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun." -Alan Watts
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You didn't come int...

You didn't come into this world. You came out of it.[Alan Watts]
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โ€œTrying to define yourse...

โ€œTrying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.โ€ โ€• Alan Watts
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โ€œMuddy water is bes...

โ€œMuddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.โ€ - Alan Watts
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Trying to define yourse...

Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth - alan watts
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Words can be communicative ...

Words can be communicative only between those who share similar experiences. โ€• Alan Watts
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โ€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

โ€œThe 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.โ€ - Alan Watts
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โ€œAnyone who tells you he has some way of leading you...

โ€œAnyone who tells you he has some way of leading you to spiritual enlightenment is like somebody who picks your pocket and sells you your own watch...โ€ -Alan Watts
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We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotion...

We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society. - Alan Watts
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โ€œThe meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

โ€œThe 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.โ€ - Alan Watts
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The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvio...

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. -Alan Watts
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โ€œMuddy water is bes...

โ€œMuddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.โ€ - Alan Watts
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"We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotion...

"We seldom realize, for example that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society." - Alan Watts
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โ€œMuddy water is be...

โ€œMuddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.โ€ Alan Watts
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"You're under no obligatio...

"You're under no obligation to be the same person you were 5 minutes ago" - Alan Watts
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Meditation is the way in which we come to feel o...

Meditation is the way in which we come to feel our basic inseparability from the whole universe, and what that requires is that we shut up. - Alan Watts
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One is a great deal less anxious if one ...

One is a great deal less anxious if one feels perfectly free to be anxious, and the same may be said of guilt. โ€• Alan W. Watts
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Just as true humor is laughte...

Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself. โ€• Alan Watts
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"This, then, is the human problem: there is a price to be pai...

"This, then, is the human problem: there is a price to be paid for every increase in consciousness. We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain." Alan Watts
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โ€œWhen we attempt to exercise power or control ove...

โ€œWhen we attempt to exercise power or control over someone else, we cannot avoid giving that person the very same power or control over us.โ€ โ€• Alan Watts
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โ€œWe seldom realize that our most private thoughts and emotions are not...

โ€œWe seldom realize that our most private thoughts and emotions are not actually our own. For we think in terms of languages and images which we did not invent, but which were given to us by our society.โ€ โ€• Alan Watts
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Life and love generate e...

Life and love generate effort, but effort will not generate them. - Alan Watts
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"The reason you want to...

"The reason you want to be better is the reason why you aren't" -Alan Watts
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