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Monday, November 07, 2005

Some Good Krishnamurti Quotes

The function of education is to help you from childhood not to imitate anybody, but be yourself all the time.

You must understand the whole of life, not just one little part of it. That is why you must read, that is why you must look at the skies, that is why you must sing, and dance, and write poems, and suffer, and understand, for all that is life.

Meditation is to find out if there is a field which is not already contaminated by the known

You may learn to pass all your exams, but to give primary importance to these superficial things when the whole structure of society is crumbling, is like cleaning and polishing your fingernails while the house is burning down.

The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.

What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.

If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.

It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society
--Krishnamurti

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