Alan Watts – 40 Mind Expanding Quotes

December 21, 2015 in Inspirational Thoughts, Spiritual & Metaphysical Teachers

Here are 40 of the best mind expanding quotes from the late great Alan Watts courtesy of Spirit Science :-)

“Alan Watts is best known for translating and popularizing Eastern philosophies for the Western citizenry. He had a mesmerizing voice, both literally and figuratively, with a gift for compressing a mosaic of complicated ideas into easily digestible snippets. This is, perhaps, what made him such a popular philosopher.

Here are 40 inspirational pieces of ageless wisdom from one of the greats:
“A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.”

“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-What-If-Money-Were-No-Object

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

“To me nothing – the negative, the empty – is exceedingly powerful.”

“…we try to pretend, you see, that the external world exists altogether independently of us.”

“How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.”

“I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is. ”

“I owe my solitude to other people.”

“If you study the writings of the mystics, you will always find things in them that appear to be paradoxes, as in Zen, particularly.”….Read the full list HERE

Alan Watts