Krishnamurti Quotes of the Day
That which is achieved through the cultivation of the opposites is still within the opposite, though one may think that the state one has achieved has transcended the opposites.
All comparative change is a change in resistance; all comparative thinking and acting do not free thought from its limiting influences.
All relationship, if allowed, becomes a process of self-revelation;
Can there be individuality in the widest and deepest sense, if one belongs to society?
It is possible to be a true individual in the highest sense, only if one is not identified with any special conditioning.
When one has liberated oneself from society, group, race, family, and from all separative conditioning, and has become an undivided, integral being the problems which now torment the citizens of various particularized states will have utterly lost their significance.
Intellect, the instrument of craving, is itself narrow, conditioned, and therefore what it chooses is bound to be also limited.
There is conflict in relationship, but instead of understanding its cause and so transcending it, we try to escape from it and seek gratification elsewhere.
All overcoming is never transcending, for that which is overcome, only takes another form.
Self-analysis and awareness are two different things; the one is morbid. but awareness is joyous.
To think of myself as separate, different in consciousness, is to identify myself with fundamental ignorance;
Intellect, the power to discern, to choose, is influenced and limited by the past in combination with the present action and reaction.
Our daily thought and action are controlled by the past, by the concealed motives, memories, and hidden cravings.
Is there, in consciousness, any part that is not contaminated by the past?
Can thought free itself from the personal, from the I?
When we do not understand the makeup of our background ...
Neither postponement nor trying to seek an immediate solution to our human problems can free thought from bondage.
There can never be self-isolation, however much one may crave for it; relationship is ever continuous; to be is to be related.
If thought becomes aware of itself, it will perceive that it goes from one superficial interest to another, and merely to withdraw from one and try to concentrate on another does not lead to understanding and love.
We have all many and peculiar problems of our own; our craving to solve them only hinders the comprehension of the problems.
These discussions are not meant to be for intellectual amusement.