Alan Watts


We Do Not Come Into This World

We do not “come into” this world; we come out of it, as leaves from a tree. As the ocean “waves,” the universe “peoples.” Every individual is an expression of… Read More→

People Who Exude Love

People who exude love are apt to give things away. They are in every way like rivers; they stream. And so when they collect possessions and things they like, they… Read More→

Never pretend

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

The whole universe

You are a function of what the whole universe is doing in the same way that a wave is a function of what the whole ocean is doing.

You cannot understand life

You cannot understand life and its mysteries as long as you try to grasp it. Indeed, you cannot grasp it, just as you cannot walk off with a river in… Read More→

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