100+ Best Alan Watts Quotes on Love, Happiness, Money in English

Alan Watts Quotes whom the whole world knows as a great writer and speaker he was born on 6 January 1915 in Chislehurst , England.

After this, in 1936, Alan Watts moved to New York City, USA and started his studies from there. With this, he received a master’s degree in theology from the Bari Western Theological Seminary.

Alan Watts became an Episcopal priest in 1945 but left this position in 1950 and moved to California. At this place he joined the faculty of the American Academy of Asian Studies.

Alan Watts was known to explain and popularize Buddhism, Taoism and Hinduism to Western audiences. Watts wrote more than 25 books and articles on religion and philosophy, which also became world famous.

Alan Watts is going to tell something about Jean in every book that makes a human being aware of his existence, so today we are going to tell you some special quotes of Alan Watts Quotes which you must read.

Alan Watts Quotes

“The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.”   

“There is a deep peaceful calm in the dawning of a new day.” 

“We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.”  

“Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel for love is not ours to command.” 

“We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.” 

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“Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.”    

“You didn’t come into this world you came out of it.” 

“Love is an act of surrender to another person.”

“Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.”

“Everybody is you everybody is ‘I’ That our name we all share that.”

Millionaire Quotes

“Thought is a means of concealing truth despite the fact that it’s an extraordinarily useful faculty.”

“Your ego has about as much control over what goes on as a child sitting next to his father in a car with a plastic steering wheel.”

“Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.” 

“Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the Gods made for fun.” 

“Just as true humor is laughter at oneself true humanity is knowledge of oneself.”

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“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it move with it, and join the dance.” 

“Normally we do not so much look at things as overlook them.” 

“We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.”

“The more a thing tends to be permanent the more it tends to be lifeless.”

“You can’t live at all unless you can live fully now.” 

 Merry Christmas Quotes 

“My image of me is not at all your image of me.”

“We do not come into this world; we come out of it as leaves from a tree.”

“The positive cannot exist without the negative.”

“Your soul is not in your body your body is in your soul.” 

“There will always be suffering but we must not suffer over the suffering.” 

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“You’re under no obligation to be the same person you were 5 minutes ago.” 

“To have faith is to trust yourself.”

“When a bird sings it doesn’t sing for the advancement of music.”

“Nirvana is right where you are provided that you don’t object to it.”

“Buddha is the man who woke up who discovered who he really was.”

“This whole world is a phantasmagoria an amazing illusion.”

“There is nothing except the eternal now.” 

“Our image of ourselves is completely inaccurate and incomplete.”

“Love is not something that is a sort of rare commodity everybody has it.”

“Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.”

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“Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the Gods made for fun.”

“There will always be suffering. But we must not suffer over the suffering.”

“You don’t look out there for God something in the sky you look in you.”

“The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.”

“I owe my solitude to other people.”

“Problems that remain persistently insoluble should always be suspected as questions asked in the wrong way.”

“The more a thing tends to be permanent the more it tends to be lifeless.”

“The world is filled with love-play, from animal lust to sublime compassion.”

“Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel, for love is not ours to command.”

“It is hard indeed to notice anything for which the languages available to us have no description.”

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“Love is not something that is a sort of rare commodity everybody has it.”

“You can only be on them in relation to something that is out.”

“We notice only what we think noteworthy, and therefore our visions highly selective.”

“But the attitude of faith is to let go, and become open to truth, whatever it might turn out to be.”

“Normally we do not so much look at things as overlook them.”

“Much of the secret of life consists in knowing how to laugh and also how to breathe.”

“Your soul is not in your body your body is in your soul.”

“The only Zen you’ll find on mountain tops is the Zen you bring up there with you.”

“Man suffers only because he takes seriously.”

“You don’t look out there you look in you.”

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“Lack of love for the vegetative, subtle, cthonic, pagan, and sexy aspect of the world means death.”

“The meaning of being alive is just being alive.”

“Dying should be one of the great events of life.”

“There are no wrong feelings.”

“We notice only what we think noteworthy and therefore our visions highly selective.”

“The positive cannot exist without the negative.”

“You have all eternity through which to live in various forms.”

“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it move with it and join the dance.”

“The more a thing tends to be permanent the more it tends to be lifeless.”

“Your soul is not in your body your body is in your soul.”

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“For there is never anything but the present and if one cannot live there one cannot live anywhere.”

“Nirvana is right where you are provided that you don’t object to it.”

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

“You can’t live at all unless you can live fully now.”

“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.”

“People sometimes fail to live because they are always preparing to live.”

“You are the universe experiencing itself.”

“Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.”

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

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“All that you see out in front of you is how you feel inside your head.”

“Faith is above all openness an act of trust in the unknown.”

“Everything in the world is gloriously meaningless.”

“Hurrying and delaying are alike ways of trying to resist the present.”

“The reason we want to go on and on is because we live in an impoverished present.”

“Stay in the center and you will be ready to move in any direction.”

“The ‘you’ who you think you are does not exist.”

“What keeps us from happiness is our inability to fully inhabit the present”

“The destination of life is this eternal moment.”

“Better to have a short life that is full of what you like doing than a long life spent in a miserable way.”

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“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it move with it and join the dance.”

“Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.”

“The more a thing tends to be permanent the more it tends to be lifeless.” 

“The world is filled with love play from animal lust to sublime compassion.” 

“The only zen you’ll find on the mountain tops is the zen you bring up there with you.” 

“Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.” 

Billionaire Quotes

“We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.” 

“You don’t look out there for God something in the sky, you look in you.” 

“You don’t look out there you look in you.”

“The real you is the whole universe.” 

“The ego is nothing other than the focus of conscious attention.”

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“The source of all light is in the eye.”

“There will always be suffering but we must not suffer over the suffering.” 

“Just as true humor is laughter at oneself true humanity is knowledge of oneself.” 

“You are an aperture through which the universe is looking at and exploring itself.”

“Never pretend to a love which you do not actually feel for love is not ours to command.”

Mental Health Quotes

“Society is our extended mind and body.” 

“Love is not something that is a sort of rare commodity everybody has it.” 

“You can only be on them in relation to something that is out.” 

“To be free from convention is not to spurn it but not to be deceived by it.”

“Words can be communicative only between those who share similar experiences.”

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