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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

Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.




Translation

Translation

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French
Nos actes, nos sentiments, nos pensées, nos sensations se réalisent d'eux-mêmes, tout comme la pluie tombe, tout comme l'eau s'écoule dans la vallée.

German
Unsere Taten, unsere Gefühle, unsere Gedanken und unsere Empfindungen kommen aus sich heraus, so wie der Regen fällt und wie das Wasser durch ein Tal fließt.




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Nothing is more relaxing than accepting what is coming.




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I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.
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Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.
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Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
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Water is the driving force of all nature.
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My books are like water; those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.
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The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
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They muddy the water, to make it seem deep.
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There is nothing softer and weaker than water,
And yet there is nothing better for attacking hard and strong things.

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Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.
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Both in thought and in feeling, even though time be real, to realise the unimportance of time is the gate of wisdom.
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Like great works, deep feelings always mean more than they are conscious of saying.
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Love is not merely a sentiment, it is an art.
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Art is not a handicraft, it is the transmission of feeling the artist has experienced.
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I do not withdraw the wise man from the category of man, nor do I deny to him the sense of pain as though he were a rock that has no feelings at all.
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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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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.
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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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You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are.
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