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14+ quotes from The First and Last Freedom by Jiddu Krishnamurti

Quotes from The First and Last Freedom

Jiddu Krishnamurti ·  288 pages

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“Because we want to be inwardly secure, we are constantly seeking methods and means for this security, and thereby we create authority, the worship of another, which destroys comprehension, that spontaneous tranquility of mind in which alone there can be a state of creativeness.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“Love is love, not to be defined or described by the mind as exclusive or inclusive. Love is its own eternity: it is the real, the supreme, the immeasurable.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“One of the fundamental causes of the disintegration of society is copying, which is the worship of authority.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“We are so sluggish in our mentality that we think the world's problems are not our business, that they have to be resolved by the United Nations or by substituting new leaders for the old.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“If, living in the world, you refuse to be a part of it, you will help others out of this chaos - not in the future, not tomorrow, but now.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“There must be a certain amount of imitation, copying, in outward technique, but when there is inward, psychological imitation surely we cease to be creative.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“If I follow a particular method of knowing myself, then I shall have the result which that system necessitates; but the result will obviously not be the understanding of myself.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“Authority in its very nature prevents the full awareness of oneself and therefore ultimately destroys freedom; in freedom alone can there be creativeness.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“لا يشكل حتى أفضل كتاب في فن الطبخ بديلًا لأسوأ عشاء. ذلك أن الحقيقة تبدو واضحة بما يكفي. فقد ارتكب أعمق الفلاسفة، وأكثر علماء اللاهوت معرفة وذكاء، باستمرار، وعبر العصور، خطأ مماهاة بناءاتهم اللفظية المحضة مع الحقائق، آو ارتكبوا الخطأ الأكبر متخيلين أن الرموز هي نوعًا ما أكثر حقيقية مما ترمز إليه. لم تمر عبادتهم للكلمة دون احتجاج.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“What we are trying to do is to understand this confusion and not cover it up with quotations.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“If, living in the world, you refuse to be a part of it, you will help other out of this chaos - not in the future, not tomorrow, but now.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“The pursuit, all the world over, of gurus and their systems, reading the latest books on this and that, and so on, seems to me so utterly empty, so utterly futile, for you may wander all over the earth but you have to come back to yourself. And, as most of us are totally unaware of ourselves, it is extremely difficult to begin to see clearly the process of our thinking and feeling and acting. The”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“In order to transform the world about us, with its misery, wars, unemployment, starvation, class divisions and utter confusion, there must be a transformation in ourselves. The revolution must begin within oneself – but not according to any belief or ideology, because revolution based on an idea, or in conformity to a particular pattern, is obviously no revolution at all. To bring about a fundamental revolution in oneself, one must understand the whole process of one’s thought and feeling in relationship. That is the only solution to all our problems – not to have more disciplines, more beliefs, more ideologies and more teachers. If we can understand ourselves as we are from moment to moment without the process of accumulation, then we shall see how there comes a tranquillity that is not a product of the mind, a tranquillity that is neither imagined nor cultivated; and only in that state of tranquillity can there be creativeness.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


“إن المجتمع هو ما خلقته أنا وأنت عبر علاقتنا؛ إنه الإسقاط الخارجي لحالاتنا النفسية الداخلية. بالتالي إذا لم نفهم أنا وأنت أنفسنا، فإن مجرد تحويل الخارجي، الذي هو إسقاط للداخلي، لا يمتلك أية قيمة؛ أي لا يمكن أن يحدث تبدل أو تعديل مهم للمجتمع طالما لا أفهم نفسي عبر العلاقة معك.”
― Jiddu Krishnamurti, quote from The First and Last Freedom


About the author

Jiddu Krishnamurti
Born place: in Madanapalle, Andrapradesh, India
Born date May 11, 1895
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