Alan Watts was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker. His powerful speeches and words challenge the status quo, and they encourage each of us to discover our true personal divinity. We are all infinitely powerful beings. We just need to remember. Here are 12 Alan Watts Quotes And Inspiring Speeches On The Power Within


12 Alan Watts Quotes And Inspiring Speeches On The Power Within

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1- You don’t look out there for God, something in the sky, you look in you. Alan Watts Quotes

You are divine in nature. There is no need to seek out God as God is within you.


2- Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth. Alan Watts Quotes

Trying to label something that is so unique is futile. There is no way to describe the layers of wonderment that exist within you.

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3- If you go off into a far, far forest and get very quiet, you’ll come to understand that you’re connected with everything. Alan Watts Quotes

Spending time in nature reminds us that we are nature.


The Real You – Alan Watts Speech

4- 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. Alan Watts Quotes

Fighting and resisting life does not serve you. Let go of the struggle, breathe, trust the magic of your destiny.


5- 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. Alan Watts Quotes

The only truth is right now. Don’t waste your life being somewhere else.


You’re It – Alan Watts Speech:

6- We cannot be more sensitive to pleasure without being more sensitive to pain. Alan Watts Quotes

When we open ourselves up to life, we are receptive to it all, not only those aspects that we would choose.


7- Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun. Alan Watts Quotes

Life is not as serious as we make it out to be. Let your life be a dance, an expression filled with joy!

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8- 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. Alan Watts Quotes

Being present brings you closer to yourself, and that is where your power lies.


9- You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean. Alan Watts Quotes

Life is an ebb and flow, all of nature goes in seasons, as with your life.


10- Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone. Alan Watts Quotes

If you find yourself in struggle, be still and let clarity come. Do not busy yourself in an attempt to find it!


11- Things are as they are. Looking out into the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations. Alan Watts Quotes

You cannot adjust the world around you by criticising or cajoling it. Let it be. Be thankful for what it.


12- You do not play a sonata in order to reach the final chord, and if the meanings of things were simply in ends, composers would write nothing but finales. Alan Watts Quotes

The way you perceive your life will greatly affect your experience. You can choose to see life as beautiful, even in the challenges. When you can do this, you will be blessed with all of the happiness that your heart desires.


The Dream Of Life – Alan Watts Speech


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