Daily Quote Archives

October 2022
  1. October 01 In the confusion and turmoil of life, in its continual bustle and conflict, every individual is caught.
  2. October 02 The earth and everything upon it became holy.
  3. October 03 Why have we created psychological time?
  4. October 04 Is it not one of our difficulties, perhaps the major difficulty, that our minds have become so extraordinarily shallow?
  5. October 05 To be open is to listen, not only to yourself, but to every influence, to every movement about you.
  6. October 06 To have self-knowledge is to know the ways of your mind, to be aware of its subtleties, with all their implications;
  7. October 07 The craving for experience is the beginning of illusion.
  8. October 08 Religions, with their beliefs, dogmas and creeds, have become tremendous barriers between human beings, dividing man against man, limiting him and destroying his intelligence.
  9. October 09 Truth is truth, one, alone; it has no sides, no paths; all paths do not lead to truth.
  10. October 10 Conflict and confusion result from our own wrong relationship with people, things and ideas
  11. October 11 To go beyond the self-enclosing activities of the mind, you must understand them;
  12. October 12 Loneliness is the awareness of complete isolation; and are not our activities self-enclosing?
  13. October 13 We have reduced the vastness of all this to some petty little reactions.
  14. October 14 Self-knowledge is only from moment to moment, and therefore there is a creative happiness from moment to moment.
  15. October 15 Criticism is only of value in so far as it trains your observation so that it can eventually be turned on yourself.
  16. October 16 Personally, to the speaker, there is no psychological evolution;
  17. October 17 What is insight? It is: to perceive something instantly, which must be true, logical, sane, rational.
  18. October 18 A mind that is indifferent, is aware of the shoddiness of our civilization, the shoddiness of our thought, the ugly relationships;
  19. October 19 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.
  20. October 20 Can there be honesty - that is, clear insight, seeing things as they are - if there is a principle, an ideal, an ennobled formula?
  21. October 21 From the beginning we must be very clear that you are not being told what to do, or what to think.
  22. October 22 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.
  23. October 23 Do you not feel that the darkness is closing in, deterioration is setting in fast in every human being?
  24. October 24 Criticism is only of value in so far as it trains your observation so that it can eventually be turned on yourself.
  25. October 25 It is only that truth that liberates, and nothing else. That is why you must stand completely alone.
  26. October 26 You think you are the center of this beautiful earth.
  27. October 27 From the known you cannot possibly see the unknown;
  28. October 28 To me, what I am saying is not brilliant: it is the obvious.
  29. October 29 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.
  30. October 30 The present social struggle to bring about equality on the economic or some spiritual level has no meaning at all.
  31. October 31 The essence of control is suppression.