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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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Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.
Alan Watts



Note  

Note



"As muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone, it could be argued that those who sit quietly and do nothing are making one of the best possible contributions to a world in turmoil."




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Pour clarifier l’eau boueuse, le mieux est de la laisser reposer.”
Alan Watts

German
Schlammiges Wasser klärt man am besten, indem man es in Ruhe lässt.”
Alan Watts




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There are hurricanes in human affairs, tempests of passion, when it is wise to retire to a harbor and ride it out at anchor. Remedies often make diseases worse.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom




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Quotes about water:



Quotes for: water

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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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Water is the driving force of all nature.”
Leonardo da Vinci
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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.”
Alan Watts - In My Own Way
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My books are like water those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.”
Mark Twain
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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.”
Henry David Thoreau
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They muddy the water, to make it seem deep.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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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.”
Alan Watts
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You are the big bang, the original force of the universe, coming on as whoever you are.”
Alan Watts
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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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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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Our deeds, our feelings, our thoughts, and our sensations just happen of themselves, as the rain falls and the water flows along the valley.”
Alan Watts - In My Own Way
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