For there is never anything but the present, and if one cannot live there, one cannot live anywhere.
|2018 April 05|
Other Alan Watts quotes:
Much of the secret of life consists in knowing how to laugh, and also how to breathe.
Life is not a problem to be solved, but an experience to be had.
People sometimes fail to live because they are always preparing to live.
The difference between a baby and adult is that a baby believes in everything while the adult doubts everything. Babies also only tell the truth until they learn what a lie is.
Better to have a short life that is full of what you like doing than a long life spent in a miserable way.
By going out of your mind, you come to your senses.
The mind's the standard of the man.
Just as true humor is laughter at oneself, true humanity is knowledge of oneself.
When a man no longer confuses himself with the definition of himself that others have given him, he is at once universal and unique.
Nothing satisfies an individual incapable of enjoyment.