Alan Watts Quotes.
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 the whole realm of nature, a unique action of the total universe.
You are the universe experiencing itself.
You are that vast thing that you see far, far off with great telescopes.
Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.
So what is discord at one level of your being is harmony at another level.
And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate between outside and inside, they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment.
All that you see out in front of you is how you feel inside your head.
Saints need sinners.
This is the real secret of life — to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.
We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain.
A myth is an image in terms of which we try to make sense of the world.
To go out of your mind at least once a day is tremendously important. By going out of your mind, you come to your senses.
Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.