Krishnamurti & the Art of Awakening

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Early Writings, Volume VII | Talks at Adyar, India 1932-33

A fisherman who is struggling with his jealousies, with his loves, his angers and his suffering, is much more alive, intense, than the man who has intellectualized his problems and is pursuing power, because this man is consumed in his own egotism. Wisdom is born of the intensity of living, not of intellectual theories, whether they be true or false; and there is intensity of living only when action is complete in the present, with the richness of thought and feeling.

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