By Alan Watts
Whether it is a hangover, headache or sickness, even the worst of mornings become happy and cute when I think of friends like you.
Life is a journey with problems to solve and lessons to learn but most of all…Experiences to enjoy. Good Morning.
A man is born alone and dies alone; And he experiences the good and bad consequences of his karma alone; And he goes alone to hell or the supreme abode.
I do believe in Karma. You will one day experience what you did to me.
If Karma is a thing, then wouldn’t wanting someone to experience bad Karma also get you bad Karma?
I probably hold the distinction of being one movie star who, by all laws of logic, should never have made it. At each stage of my career, I lacked the experience.
Putting is like wisdom – partly a natural gift and partly the accumulation of experience.
The educator must believe in the potential power of his pupil, and he must employ all his art in seeking to bring his pupil to experience this power.
The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge to conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation.
No experience is a cause of success or failure. We do not suffer from the shock of our experiences, so-called trauma – but we make out of them just what suits our purposes.
More important than innate disposition, objective experience, and environment is the subjective evaluation of these. Furthermore, this evaluation stands in a certain, often strange, relation to reality.
I play with microbes. There are, of course, many rules to this play…but when you have acquired knowledge and experience it is very pleasant to break the rules and to be able to find something nobody has thought of.
If penicillin can cure those that are ill, Spanish sherry can bring the dead back to life.
Suggested remedy for the common cold: A good gulp of whiskey at bedtime- it’s not very scientific, but it helps.
The more a man knows about himself in relation to every kind of experience, the greater his chance of suddenly, one fine morning, realizing who in fact he is…
Experience teaches only the teachable.
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
Whoever doesn’t know it must learn and find by experience that ‘a quiet conscience makes one strong!’
From the very beginning of his education, the child should experience the joy of discovery.
An enormous part of our mature experience can not be expressed in words.