Daily Quote Archives

August 2020
  1. August 01 It is essential to deny thought as remembrance, pleasant or unpleasant, every minute of the day as it arises.
  2. August 02 Isn't there some further step than just this observation that you talk about?
  3. August 03 The sadness of life is this - the emptiness that we try to fill with every conceivable trick of the mind.
  4. August 04 What happens when the'thinker' sees that he is the thought - which he is - that the experiencer is the experience?
  5. August 05 When you realize the truth that it is only the quiet mind that sees, then the mind becomes extraordinarily quiet.
  6. August 06 We are talking at the psychological level, not at the technological level.
  7. August 07 Consciously or unconsciously we refuse to see the essentiality of being passively aware because we do not really want to let go of our problems;
  8. August 08 Sincerity can never be simple; sincerity is the breeding ground of the will, and will cannot uncover the ways of the self.
  9. August 09 I think it is very necessary that you and I should not merely either accept or refute anything I am going to suggest.
  10. August 10 I think there is an art to listening.
  11. August 11 What is death? Surely, it is the complete cessation of everything that you have known
  12. August 12 Time, psychologically, is the enemy of man.
  13. August 13 Isolation is the way of the self, and all activity of the self brings conflict and sorrow.
  14. August 14 Discipline is always exclusive, whereas understanding is inclusive.
  15. August 15 Religion, surely, is the uncovering of reality. Religion is not belief.
  16. August 16 This conflict and struggle, this travail and battle with oneself and with one's neighbour, is it necessary for existence, for living?
  17. August 17 Can there be honesty - that is, clear insight, seeing things as they are - if there is a principle, an ideal, an ennobled formula?
  18. August 18 It is easy to perceive what is, but to be free of it is another matter
  19. August 19 As we cannot face that thing called death, we invent all kinds of theories; in the East reincarnation, here resurrection, or whatever it is.
  20. August 20 Doubt is an extraordinarily important thing, not scepticism.
  21. August 21 We are questioning the reality of individuality. Is your consciousness really yours?
  22. August 22 Freedom is not possible if there is any form of outward or inward compulsion.
  23. August 23 Can you and I, live with what we actually are?
  24. August 24 Meditation is not choosing one particular form and dwelling upon it, but it is a continual discovery of the meaning of every thought and of every feeling.
  25. August 25 It is futile to waste time over what another is thinking, or what you imagine he is thinking -
  26. August 26 Religion as it exists is not religion at all.
  27. August 27 Can you look without the movement of the mind?
  28. August 28 While living, can you end attachment? Because, when you die, all attachment ends.
  29. August 29 In the confusion and turmoil of life, in its continual bustle and conflict, every individual is caught.
  30. August 30 In observation there is neither the observer nor the idea of observation.
  31. August 31 I wonder how many of you are vitally conscious of this conflict in the battlefield of the mind.