quote by Jiddu Krishnamurti

Happiness is strange; it comes when you are not seeking it. When you are not making an effort to be happy, then unexpectedly, mysteriously, happiness is there, born of purity, of a loveliness of being.

— Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.


Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises.

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A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness.

Ah! How sweet coffee tastes! Lovelier than a thousand kisses, sweeter far than muscatel wine!

What does the Earth Desire? I will put it in just a few short sentences.

.. To be admired in her loveliness, To be tasted in her delicious fruits, To be listened to in her teaching, To be endured in the severity of her discipline, To be cared for as a maternal source from whence we come, a destiny to which we return. It's very simple.


Who can explain the secret pathos of Nature's loveliness? It is a touch of melancholy inherited from our mother Eve. It is an unconscious memory of the lost Paradise. It is the sense that even if we should find another Eden, we would not be fit to enjoy it perfectly nor stay in it forever.

Everything is more beautiful because we're doomed.

You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.

The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.

For lack of attention a thousand forms of loveliness elude us every day.

The splendor of the rose and the whiteness of the lily do not rob the little violet of it’s scent nor the daisy of its simple charm. If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.


Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness.

I am sure it is a great mistake always to know enough to go in when it rains.

One may keep snug and dry by such knowledge, but one misses a world of loveliness.

The earth was overwhelmed with beauty and indifferent to it, and I went with a heart ready to crack for its unbearable loveliness.

What you pay attention to grows. Pay attention to your loveliness, your magnificent self. Begin now.

If every tiny flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.


Hard to find anything lovelier than a tree.

They grow at right angles to a tangent of the nominal sphere of the Earth.

Beauty is an omnipresence of death and loveliness, a smiling sadness that we discern in nature and all things, a mystic communion that the poet feels.

Outward beauty is a true sign of inner goodness.

This loveliness, indeed, is impressed upon the body in varying degrees as a token by which the soul can be recognized for what it is, just as with trees the beauty of the blossom testifies to the goodness of the fruit.

Spirituality means waking up. Most people, even though they don't know it, are asleep. They're born asleep, they live asleep, they marry in their sleep, they breed children in their sleep, they die in their sleep without ever waking up. They never understand the loveliness and the beauty of this thing that we call human existence.

Know ye what it is to be a child? It is to have a spirit yet streaming from the waters of baptism; it is to believe in love, to believe in loveliness, to believe in belief.


Remain quiet. Don't feel you have to talk all the time. Go within and you will see the Loveliness behind all beauty.

Fewer things are lovelier to me than a full-blown rose when it opens up its heart.

Love is lovelier The second time around.

The love for material things grows like a fungus in the soul and destroys the loveliness of the human heart utterly.

It is right to love beauty and to desire it;

but God desires us to love and seek first the highest beauty, that which is imperishable. No outward adorning can compare in value or loveliness with that "meek and quiet spirit."


It has been a long time since I believed in Reality.

I prefer the loveliness and the terror of my subjective experiences to those coldly scientific explanations which in the long run turn out to be no more real, and far less fun, than my own fantasies and musings.

My soul can find no staircase to Heaven unless it be through Earth's loveliness.

What is lovely never dies, but passes into other loveliness, Star-dust, or sea-foam, flower or winged air.

There is something inexpressibly beautiful in the unused day, something beautiful in the fact that it is still untouched, unsoiled; and town and country share alike in this loveliness.

I'll tell you a secret. Something they don't teach you in your temple. The Gods envy us. They envy us because we're mortal, because any moment might be our last. Everything is more beautiful because we're doomed. You will never be lovelier than you are now. We will never be here again.


So he lent her books. After all, one of life's best pleasures is reading a book of perfect beauty; more pleasurable still is rereading that book; most pleasurable of all is lending it to the person one loves: Now she is reading or has just read the scene with the mirrors; she who is so lovely is drinking in that loveliness I've drunk.

Take away human beings from this planet and life would go on, nature would go on in all its loveliness and violence. Where would the problem be? No problem. You created the problem. You are the problem. You identified with "me" and that is the problem. The feeling is in you, not in reality.

Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.

At no other time have I so sharp an understanding of what God means to do with me as in these hours of dawn.

Yet once you've come to be part of this particular patch, you'll never love another. Like loving a woman with a broken nose, you may well find lovelier lovelies. But never a lovely so real.