Quotes from Jiddu Krisnamurti (1895-1986), an Indian philosopher, speaker and writer
We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free.
It is truth that liberates, not your efforts to be free.
Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.
If you begin to understand what you are without trying to change it, then what you are undergoes a transformation.
The more you know yourself, the more clarity there is. Self-knowledge has no end – you don’t come to an achievement, you don’t come to a conclusion. It is an endless river.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end.
Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.
Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased.
I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect.
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