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Biography - Alan Watts:

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

The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.




Translation

Translation

(French, German, Italian)



French
La seule façon de donner un sens au changement est de s'y plonger, se déplacer avec lui et entrer dans la danse.

German
Der einzige Weg eine Veränderung sinnvoll zu nutzen, ist, voll in diese einzutauchen, sich mit ihr zu bewegen, sich dem Tanz anzuschließen.

Italian
L'unico modo per dare un senso al cambiamento è immergersi in esso, muoversi con esso e unirsi alla danza.




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To choose life, is to always choose the future.




Quotes for: change


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Quotes about change:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
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Change alone is the constant.
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They change the sky, not their soul, who run across the sea.
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If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
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To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.
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To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
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Quotes for: dance


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Quotes for: dance


He who would learn to fly one day must first learn to stand and walk and run and climb and dance; one cannot fly into flying.”
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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.
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One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
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I do not know what the spirit of a philosopher could more wish to be than a good dancer. For the dance is his ideal, also his fine art, finally also the only kind of piety he knows, his 'divine service.'
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The art of living is more like wrestling than dancing.
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When I dance, I dance; when I sleep, I sleep.
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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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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.
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Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
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No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.
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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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You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are.
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