quote by Alan Watts

The meaning of life is just to be alive. It is so plain and so obvious and so simple. And yet, everybody rushes around in a great panic as if it were necessary to achieve something beyond themselves.

— Alan Watts

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Rushing around quote The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

The lion doesn't turn around when the small dog barks.

When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else. Most people in the city rush around so, they have no time to look at a flower. I want them to see it whether they want to or not.

I look out the window and I see the lights and the skyline and the people on the street rushing around looking for action, love, and the world's greatest chocolate chip cookie, and my heart does a little dance.

Rushing around quote When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people wh

When you start seeing your worth, you'll find it harder to stay around people who don't.

Pausing allows you to take a beat to take a breath in your life.

As everybody else is rushing around like a lunatic out there, I dare you to do the opposite.

In this twentieth century, to stop rushing around, to sit quietly on the grass, to switch off the world and come back to the earth, to allow the eye to see a willow, a bush, a cloud, a leaf, is an unforgettable experience.

We didn't have counsellors rushing around every time somebody let off a gun.

You just got on with it!

Rushing around quote Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.

Don't feel sorry for yourself if you have chosen the wrong road. Turn around.

Life Lesson 3: You can't rush grief. It has its own timetable. All you can do is make sure there are lots of soft places around - beds, pillows, arms, laps.

Most people walk around with headphones on.

They're barely encountering or dealing with their fellow person, or if they're in a car they're in this kind of cocoon, stuck in suburban rush hour traffic or something.

Rushing around, hoping to find peace of mind anywhere other than within yourself, is like looking for your heart in someone else's body!

Rushing around quote Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your h

Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.

Everything that goes on in your whole life is a result of molecules rushing around somewhere in your brain.

What childishness is it that while there's breath of life in our bodies, we are determined to rush to see the sun the other way around?

What would it be like if, right in the midst of this busyness, we were to consciously take our hands off the controls? What if we were to intentionally stop our mental computations and our rushing around and, for a minute or two, simply pause and notice our inner experience?

Rushing around quote Rushing never saved the time that planning did.

Rushing never saved the time that planning did.

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What childishness is it that while there's breath of life in our bodies, we are determined to rush to see the sun the other way around?

I open my eyes to see Ry staring at me, and my desert soul erupts with turquoise water, floods and cascades and waterfalls rushing in around my rocky parts, pushing and reshaping and filling every hidden dark spot.

I love TV. I know all the theme songs from the shows I watch. I'm not one of those who'd rather be a movie star. I prefer TV because of the rushed way of working-on a movie set, you sit around and wait and wait to do a scene because they're adjusting the lights.

Rushing around quote Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

Don't wait. The time will never be just right.

I am definitely a Type A personality, always rushing around, trying to do too much, not good at just lying on the beach. But I'm so thankful for everything I have: wonderfully supportive parents and sisters, the best husband in the world, terrific students I love teaching and hanging out with, and above all, my two amazing daughters.

The tall thief rushed down the stairs and grabbed her, swinging her around as he laughed. "And I've been thinkin' you forgot me," he said, placing her on her feet once more. "Just look at you! Tan and fit and wearin' the clothes of a Bazhir-" Alanna looked up into his friendly hazel eyes and broke into tears.

For a nation which has an almost evil reputation for bustle, bustle, bustle, and rush, rush, rush, we spend an enormous amount of time standing around in line in front of windows, just waiting.

Rushing around quote No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the

No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.

Time was rushing around me like water around a big wet rock.

The only difference is, I was not so durable as stones. Very quickly I would be smoothed away.

Most of us can't rush around, talk to everyone, know all the cities of the world, we haven't time, money or that many friends. The things you're looking for... are in the world, but the only way the average chap will ever see ninety-nine per cent of them is in a book.

I didn’t know baboons could drive recreational vehicles, but Khufu did okay.

When I woke up around dawn, he was navigating through the early morning rush hour in Houston, baring his fangs and barking a lot, and none of the other drivers seemed to notice anything out of the ordinary.

Rushing around quote You can't rush something you want to last forever.

You can't rush something you want to last forever.

If you're rushing around like a chicken with its head cut off you're probably going to get hurt.

Being a mother is quite tiring. There's not much time to do anything. You just rush around and it's hard work.

The books are to remind us what asses and fool we are.

They're Caeser's praetorian guard, whispering as the parade roars down the avenue, Remember, Caeser, thou art mortal. Most of us can't rush around, talking to everyone, know all the cities of the world, we haven't time, money or that many friends. The things you're looking for, Montag, are in the world, but the only way the average chap will ever see ninety-nine per cent of them is in a book. Don't ask for guarantees. And don't look to be saved in any one thing, person, machine, or library. Do your own bit of saving, and if you drown, at least die knowing you were headed for shore.

Rushing around quote Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful

Look back and be grateful, look ahead and be hopeful, look around and be helpful.

Remember the great film with Bette Davis, All About Eve? There's a scene after the scheming Eve steals Margo's role through trickery & then gets this magnificent review. Margo of course is effing & blinding all over the place. And crying. Her director rushes into her house, puts his arms around her & says, I ran all the way. That's what I want.

When exploring London, you will come across lots of excitement by chance, so try to take everything in rather than just rushing around to all of the major tourist haunts.

Onstage, I enjoy the thrill of live performance - there is no substitute for that rush. On camera I enjoy the crafting of a scene, the widespread creative marksmanship happening all around you for every second of footage. Onstage you can suddenly feel solitary, like it's all on your shoulders, while on camera you feel like there are so many people working with you on every shot. Those are each unique and gratifying challenges.

Rushing around quote Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable

Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you.

There's a thrill when you steal something in plain view of other people.

When you drop a newspaper over a sign and walk away with it, or take something off a wall and the sound of the glue ripping makes people turn around. Your heart is racing, it's a rush.

This MacGyver is a twentysomething agent who, rather than operating on his own, is part of a team engaged in high-risk missions that take them around the world. Other cast members include George Eads as Jack Dalton, Tristin Mays as Riley Davis, Justin Hires [late of the TV version of Rush Hour] as Wilt Bozer and Sandrine Holt as Patricia Thornton.

We have these 100 mms delays, you know, our attention is on our PDA, we're always in a rush. We drive around in these 4,000 pound metal wombs, these 4,000 pound containment systems to protect us from these 6,000 pound cars from smacking us.

Rushing around quote Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when y

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.

I feel that I'm more of a speed player, being able to rush the edge with a lot of speed coming around the corner. But I also have the athletic ability to cover and play in space.

My sister and I both benefited hugely from the great security that our parents had given us, and then we went off and squandered it all rushing around in showbiz.

If any of those times you rushed around madly - trying to get somewhere faster - had ever made any real difference in the quality of your life... don't you think you'd be able to slow down by now?

I'm not going to rush anything and scamper around like a mad person and make myself crazy.

I think I was around 10 or 11 years of age when I got my first guitar, but I can remember being as young as 3 or 4 watching my father jam on acoustic to his favorite rush and Jimmy Hendrix albums so I have always been around music.

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