Alan Watts Quotes (75 quotes)
“And although our bodies are bounded with skin, and we can differentiate between outside and inside, they cannot exist except in a certain kind of natural environment.”
The essence of Alan Watts (1977), p. 4
The essence of Alan Watts by Alan Watts (1977), p. 74 - ISBN: 9780890872109
“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.”
The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are [first published in 1966] (Vintage reissue, 1989), p. 137
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Born: January 6, 1915
Died: November 16, 1973 (aged 58)
Bio: Alan Wilson Watts was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology.