Daily Quote Archives

January 2023
  1. January 01 Can I, when a feeling arises, observe it without naming it?
  2. January 02 You cannot escape from experiences, but they need not take root in the mind.
  3. January 03 To be fully aware of the present is an extraordinarily difficult task because the mind is incapable of facing a fact directly without deception.
  4. January 04 In ourselves we are so petty, so essentially nothing, and the worship of something greater than ourselves is as petty and stupid as we are.
  5. January 05 It is our earth, not yours or mine or his.
  6. January 06 Man is a total process. The totality must be understood and not merely a part, however temporarily important this part may be.
  7. January 07 Desire is a most extraordinary thing, is it not?
  8. January 08 Meditation is not tradition; it has nothing whatsoever to do with all that nonsense.
  9. January 09 As long as there is not the comprehension of oneself, there can be no fulfilment.
  10. January 10 If you find the garden that you have so carefully cultivated has produced only poisonous weeds, you have to tear them out by the roots;
  11. January 11 Conflict at any level, at any depth, indicates immaturity.
  12. January 12 We are not indulging in opinion, in evaluation, nor in condemnation.
  13. January 13 If you do not change now, you will never change, because the change that takes place tomorrow is merely a modification, it is not transformation.
  14. January 14 Let the thing that you are watching tell its story, rather than you tell it what it should be.
  15. January 15 Your mind is conditioned right through; there is no part of you which is unconditioned.
  16. January 16 The 'me' can never become a better me. It will attempt to, it thinks it can, but the 'me' remains in subtle forms.
  17. January 17 Man is the only animal that is to be dreaded.
  18. January 18 One's life as it is lived now, is absolutely meaningless.
  19. January 19 Most of us do not want to die to anything, particularly to that which gives us pleasure, to the memory of things that we have known and cherished.
  20. January 20 Sensitivity has no conditioning; it takes you right out of the field of fears and anxieties.
  21. January 21 When there is love there is no duty and no responsibility.
  22. January 22 Can thought be aware of its own movement?
  23. January 23 One has to find out the meaning of living, not merely giving an intellectual significance to it, but looking at what it means to live.
  24. January 24 You cannot find out what is true by assertion. You must sweep the slate completely clean of the known before you can find out.
  25. January 25 You must be free of authority to find reality.
  26. January 26 As thought and time are the root of fear, is thought and time necessary psychologically?
  27. January 27 Any change within the field of time is the same movement modified and continued.
  28. January 28 To free the mind from the idea of contrast, of the idea of the future, is to live in action without motive.
  29. January 29 Meditation, along that quiet and deserted road came like a soft rain over the hills; it came as easily and naturally as the coming night.
  30. January 30 You can't empty the mind, do what you will you can't empty it, because the desire to empty it is part of the activity of the self.
  31. January 31 Liberation of action does not mean that you cannot remember incidents, but those past incidents will no longer control action