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Daily Quote Archives

October 2020
  1. October 01 Loneliness is the awareness of complete isolation; and are not our activities self-enclosing?
  2. October 02 For the speaker attachment is much more important than detachment.
  3. October 03 The self, the "me," is a network of complex desires, each desire having its own impetus and aim, often in opposition to other hopes and pursuits.
  4. October 04 What is insight? It is: to perceive something instantly, which must be true, logical, sane, rational.
  5. October 05 To go beyond the self-enclosing activities of the mind, you must understand them;
  6. October 06 Conflict and confusion result from our own wrong relationship with people, things and ideas
  7. October 07 Self-knowledge is only from moment to moment, and therefore there is a creative happiness from moment to moment.
  8. October 08 Personally, to the speaker, there is no psychological evolution;
  9. October 09 It is the fear of being nothing that compels us to accumulate;
  10. October 10 You think you are the center of this beautiful earth.
  11. October 11 Do you not feel that the darkness is closing in, deterioration is setting in fast in every human being?
  12. October 12 Liberation of action does not mean that you cannot remember incidents, but those past incidents will no longer control action.
  13. October 13 From the beginning we must be very clear that you are not being told what to do, or what to think.
  14. October 14 Criticism is only of value in so far as it trains your observation so that it can eventually be turned on yourself.
  15. October 15 You can never know what the unknown is because the moment you recognise it as the unknown you are back in the known.
  16. October 16 Is anonymity degrading, and to be unknown despicable? Why do we pursue the famous, the popular?
  17. October 17 What I have to say is fundamentally simple, and not very philosophical, metaphysical or complicated.
  18. October 18 You have only one head, care for it, don't destroy it. It's so easy to poison it.
  19. October 19 Is it possible not to think about pleasure or pain? Is it possible to think only when thought is demanded, but not otherwise?
  20. October 20 It is only in knowing ourselves first - deeply, profoundly, not superficially - that we can know truth.
  21. October 21 We want to build castles in the air, find a refuge where we shall never be disturbed, where our petty minds will never be shaken.
  22. October 22 The present social struggle to bring about equality on the economic or some spiritual level has no meaning at all.
  23. October 23 For me, revolution is synonymous with religion. I do not mean by the word 'revolution' immediate economic or social change; I mean a revolution in consciousness itself.
  24. October 24 Love does not compare, and so the envy and torture of 'becoming' cease.
  25. October 25 Thought is the very denial of love, and it cannot enter into that space where the me is not.
  26. October 26 When you lose your relationship with nature and the vast heavens, you lose your relationship with man.
  27. October 27 Man has invented heaven out of hope, for his life has become a hell, an endless conflict from birth to death, coming and going, making money, working endlessly.
  28. October 28 Any action born of noise produces more noise, more confusion.
  29. October 29 Meditation is seeing the constant touching the ever-changing movement of life.
  30. October 30 The division between the living and dying is not miles apart, it is together.
  31. October 31 There must be a total attention, in which there is no sentiment at all, no emotion.