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Anger
Engrave this Quote To be angry about trifles is mean and childish; to rage and be furious is brutish; and to maintain perpetual wrath is akin to the practice and temper of devils; but to prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.
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-Alan Watts
Belief
Engrave this Quote Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them.
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Change
Engrave this Quote The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.
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Humanity
Engrave this Quote 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.
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-Alan Watts
Identity
Engrave this Quote Trying to define yourself is like trying to bite your own teeth.
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Meditation
Engrave this Quote We are sick with fascination for the useful tools of names and numbers, of symbols, signs, conceptions and ideas. Meditation is therefore the art of suspending verbal and symbolic thinking for a time, somewhat as a courteous audience will stop talking when a concert is about to begin.
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Self Respect
Engrave this Quote We are at war between consciousness and nature, between the desire for permanence and the fact of flux. It is ourself against ourselves.
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-Alan Watts, The Wisdom of Insecurity
Spirituality
Engrave this Quote Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.
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Truth
Engrave this Quote Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.
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-Alan Watts

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