Alan Watts quotes that will change your perspective on life - Deepstash
The Philosophy Of Alan Watts

Learn more about motivationandinspiration with this collection

Understanding the concept of the self

The importance of living in the present moment

The illusion of control

The Philosophy Of Alan Watts

Discover 61 similar ideas in

It takes just

8 mins to read

ALAN WATTS

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

ALAN WATTS

43

994 reads

ALAN WATTS

Zen… does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.

ALAN WATTS

46

1K reads

ALAN WATTS

A proper exposition of Zen should tease us out of thought, and leave the mind like an open window instead of a panel of stained glass.

ALAN WATTS

34

933 reads

ALAN WATTS

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

ALAN WATTS

47

874 reads

ALAN WATTS

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

79

865 reads

ALAN WATTS

No work or love will flourish out of guilt, fear, or hollowness of heart, just as no valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now

ALAN WATTS

53

858 reads

ALAN WATTS

We 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.

ALAN WATTS

65

808 reads

ALAN WATTS

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

ALAN WATTS

55

827 reads

CURATED BY

kyronito

Looking for a quieter life.

CURATOR'S NOTE

Handpicked quotes from Alan Watts

Read & Learn

20x Faster

without
deepstash

with
deepstash

with

deepstash

Access to 200,000+ ideas

Access to the mobile app

Unlimited idea saving & library

Unlimited history

Unlimited listening to ideas

Downloading & offline access

Personalized recommendations

Supercharge your mind with one idea per day

Enter your email and spend 1 minute every day to learn something new.

Email

I agree to receive email updates