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Daily Quote Archives

September 2020
  1. September 01 Is it not one of our difficulties, perhaps the major difficulty, that our minds have become so extraordinarily shallow?
  2. September 02 Why do we give such deep significance and meaning to the unconscious? - for after all, it is as trivial as the conscious.
  3. September 03 Comfort is one thing, and truth another; they lead away from each other.
  4. September 04 You cannot repeat truth, because truth is never constant.
  5. September 05 In total awareness there is no experiencer.
  6. September 06 Life itself has no system, for it is always in movement;
  7. September 07 To be open is to listen, not only to yourself, but to every influence, to every movement about you.
  8. September 08 We never see the world as a whole because we are so fragmented, we are so terribly limited, so petty
  9. September 09 From my point of view, religions with all their intermediaries, their ceremonies, their priests, destroy creative understanding and pervert judgment.
  10. September 10 A mind that is indifferent, is aware of the shoddiness of our civilization, the shoddiness of our thought, the ugly relationships;
  11. September 11 if there is constant perception of beauty without the accumulation of memories, then there is the possibility of joy everlasting.
  12. September 12 Self-knowledge is not a conclusion, an end; it has no beginning and no end.
  13. September 13 Surely it must be possible to function in a sexual relationship with someone you love without the nightmare which usually follows.
  14. September 14 Freedom is to stand alone, unattached and unafraid, free in the understanding of desire which breeds illusion.
  15. September 15 Is there such a thing as transformation? What is it to be transformed?
  16. September 16 It is only that truth that liberates, and nothing else. That is why you must stand completely alone.
  17. September 17 You see man imprisoned by innumerable walls, walls of religion, of social, political and national limitations, walls created by his own ambitions, aspirations, fears, hopes, security, prejudices, hate and love.
  18. September 18 To have self-knowledge is to know the ways of your mind, to be aware of its subtleties, with all their implications;
  19. September 19 The essence of control is suppression.
  20. September 20 The craving for experience is the beginning of illusion.
  21. September 21 The earth and everything upon it became holy.
  22. September 22 Thinking and feeling, without a search for a reward, a result, is true experiment, isn't it?
  23. September 23 Instead of addressing heterogeneous crowds in many places and dazzling and confounding them with your brilliance and subtlety, why do you not start a community or colony and create a reference for your way of thinking?
  24. September 24 Why have we created psychological time?
  25. September 25 Truth is truth, one, alone; it has no sides, no paths; all paths do not lead to truth.
  26. September 26 Criticism is only of value in so far as it trains your observation so that it can eventually be turned on yourself.
  27. September 27 Mere reformation of the pattern of society only alters the surface, it brings about a more respectable form of ambition.
  28. September 28 Religions, with their beliefs, dogmas and creeds, have become tremendous barriers between human beings, dividing man against man, limiting him and destroying his intelligence.
  29. September 29 From the known you cannot possibly see the unknown;
  30. September 30 We have reduced the vastness of all this to some petty little reactions.