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Alan Watts

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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

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If, then, my awareness of the past and future makes me less aware of the present, I must begin to wonder whether I am actually living in the real world.
Alan Watts




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Si ma conscience du passé et de l’avenir me rend moins conscient du présent, je dois commencer à me demander si je vis vraiment dans le monde réel. ”
Alan Watts

German
Wenn mich somit Vergangenheit und Zukunft weniger die Gegenwart gewahr werden lassen, muss ich mir überlegen, ob ich wirklich in dieser Welt lebe.”
Alan Watts




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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.”
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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.”
Blaise Pascal




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To live means to love, but above all, to love life.”
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My trade and art is to live.”
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Begin at once to live, and count each separate day as a separate life.”
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"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly, "one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."”
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To live without philosophizing is properly to have one's eyes closed and never attempt to open them.”
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
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When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.”
Alexis de Tocqueville
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Philosophy triumphs easily over past evils and future evils; but present evils triumph over it.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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Nor is it right to say there are three times: past, present and future. Perhaps it would be more correct to say: there are three times: a present of things past, a present of things present, a present of things future.”
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
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In rivers, the water that you touch is the last of what has passed and the first of that which comes; so with present time.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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The present is not a potential past; it is the moment of choice and action.”
Simone de Beauvoir
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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Enjoy present pleasures in such a way as not to injure future ones.”
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Man is the future of man.”
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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.”
Gautama Buddha
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Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.”
Jean de La Bruyere
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No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now.”
Alan Watts
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The future influences the present just as much as the past.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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You can't live at all, unless you can live fully now.”
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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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No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living 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.”
Alan Watts
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