Daily Quote Archives

December 2021
  1. December 01 All one's education, all one's past experience and knowledge is a movement in becoming, both inwardly, psychologically as well as outwardly.
  2. December 02 When there is no naming, only then is it possible to be fully aware of that which is called the void of loneliness.
  3. December 03 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;
  4. December 04 There was complete emptiness of the brain, and the mind was free of all experience, the knowing of yesterday, though a thousand yesterdays have been.
  5. December 05 The mind of the "me', in all its self-centred activity has created this emptiness, this isolation.
  6. December 06 There is a vast difference between a preoccupied mind and an active mind.
  7. December 07 The observer is also the image, only he has separated himself and observes.
  8. December 08 Can one see that the whole movement of this illusory memory, which appears so real, can end?
  9. December 09 You cannot escape from experiences, but they need not take root in the mind.
  10. December 10 Meditation as a means to arrive, to gain, to discover, only gives strength to the meditator.
  11. December 11 Man is a total process. The totality must be understood and not merely a part, however temporarily important this part may be.
  12. December 12 You are always a guest on this earth and have the austerity of a guest.
  13. December 13 When we say, 'I see that I must not condemn', what do we mean by that word 'see'?
  14. December 14 If relationship is based on mere usage, is there any relationship, except the most superficial, between the user and the used?
  15. December 15 Creativeness is not a process of becoming or achieving, but a state of being in which self-seeking effort is totally absent.
  16. December 16 Sir, what is your idea of a new world?
  17. December 17 Desire is a most extraordinary thing, is it not?
  18. December 18 What can I do as a human being living in this chaotic misery, violence, and stupidity? What can I do?
  19. December 19 The 'me' is created by thought and the 'me' says: "I am independent of thought".
  20. December 20 To be fully aware of the present is an extraordinarily difficult task because the mind is incapable of facing a fact directly without deception.
  21. December 21 It seems to me, that is what we need - a different kind of energy, a passion which is not mere stimulation, which does not depend on, which is not put together by, thought.
  22. December 22 In Asia they believe in reincarnation; that is, the believer is born over and over again until in time he becomes perfect.
  23. December 23 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.
  24. December 24 You cannot perceive if you do not ask the right question - and a right question has no answer, because it needs no answer.
  25. December 25 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.
  26. December 26 The mind is never free, pliable, for it is always anchored; it moves within the radius, narrow or wide, of its own centre.
  27. December 27 Can I, when a feeling arises, observe it without naming it?
  28. December 28 When your own enquiry, your own vitality, energy, has not found out, you believe.
  29. December 29 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.
  30. December 30 Man is the only animal that is to be dreaded.
  31. December 31 We are not indulging in opinion, in evaluation, nor in condemnation.