Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun.
More quotes by Alan Watts
This is the real secret of life – to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play.
Through our eyes, the universe is perceiving itself. Through our ears, the universe is listening to its harmonies. We are the witnesses through which the universe becomes conscious of its glory, of its magnificence.
Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.
More quotes about Life
No American ought to be compelled to strike for his rights. He ought to receive them naturally, easily, as a matter of course.
If the people really set their minds on anything it is impossible to prevent their getting what they want.
The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.