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Alan W. Watts Quotes

"I have realized that the past and future are real illusions, that they exist in the present, which is what there is and all there is."

"But my dear man, reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know."

"No valid plans for the future can be made by those who have no capacity for living now."

"Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth."

"Saints need sinners."

"Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them."

"I owe my solitude to other people."

"Reality is only a Rorschach ink-blot, you know."

"Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes."

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