Alan Wilson Watts was born on the 6th of January, 1915 and died on the 16th
of November, 1973. Alan Watts was born in Kent, England.
Published books by Alan Watts include "In My Own Way", "The
Spirit of Zen" , "The Meaning of Happiness" and "The
Two Hands of God."
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- Underneath the superficial self, which pays attention to this and
that, there is another self more really us than I.
- The more you become aware of the unknown self -- if you become aware
of it -- the more you realize that it is inseparably connected with
everything else that is.
- You are a function
of this total galaxy, bounded by the Milky Way, and this galaxy is a
function of all other galaxies.
- You are that vast
thing that you see far, far off with great telescopes. You look and
look, and one day you are going to wake up and say, "Why, that's
me!" And in knowing that, you know that you never die.
- You are the eternal thing that comes and goes that appears -- now
as John Jones, now as Mary Smith, now as Betty Brown -- and so it goes,
forever and ever and ever.
- If you try to get
rid of your ego with your ego you will just end up in a vicious circle.
- Now when God plays
hide and pretends that he is you and I, he does it so well that it takes
him a long time to remember where and how he hid himself.
- The only way to
make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join
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