Alan Watts was a sagacious British philosopher, speaker, and writer. He is best remembered as decipherer and communicator of Eastern philosophy for the Western audience. In 1938, he pursued Zen training. He received his master’s degree in theology from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary. In 1945, he became an Episcopal priest, but left the ministry after 5 years and joined the faculty of ‘American Academy of Asian Studies’ in California. He has expressed his thoughts, opinions, and views on subjects important to Eastern and Western religion in more than 25 articles and books. In 1957, he introduced the then youth culture to ‘The Way of Zen’ that became the first top-selling book on Buddhism. We have rounded some inspiring, and thought-provoking quotes and sayings by Alan Watts, which have been curated from his recorded talks, lectures, writings, books, thoughts, speeches, works, and life. Zoom through the motivating quotes and thoughts by Alan Watts.
How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.
To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.
The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
The reason we have poverty is that we have no imagination. There are a great many people accumulating what they think is vast wealth, but it's only money... they don't know how to enjoy it, because they have no imagination.