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Alan Watts

Quote of Alan Watts - No valid plans for the future...


Biography - Alan Watts:

British philosopher, writer and speaker.
Born: 1915 - Died: 1973
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.




Translation

Translation

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French
Aucun plan d’avenir valable ne peut être fait par ceux qui n’ont pas la capacité de vivre dans le moment présent.

German
Keine wirksamen Pläne für die Zukunft von denjenigen gemacht werden kann, die nicht im Jetzt leben können.




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Quotes for: future


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Quotes about the future:


Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present.
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.
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Quotes for: now


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Quotes about now:


Seize the day.
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Now or never.
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Live now, believe me, wait not till tomorrow:
Gather today the roses of life.

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Change your life today. Don't gamble on the future, act now, without delay.
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The world is generally so restless, that men scarcely ever think of the present time, and the instant they are now actually living, but of those in which they are to live. So that we are always in a disposition to live in future, but never to live now.
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A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.
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The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
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Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
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You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are.
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Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.
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