Jiddu Krishnamurti

Indian theosophist

Lived from: 1895-1986

Quotes: Jiddu Krishnamurti

Quotes 1 till 8 of 8.

1
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    - +
    +12
    Freedom and love go together. Love is not a reaction. If I love you because you love me, that is mere trade, a thing to be bought in the market; it is not love. To love is not to ask anything in return, not even to feel that you are giving something- and it is only such love that can know freedom.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    - +
     0
    In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in your hand. Nobody on earth can give you either the key or the door to open, except yourself.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    - +
     0
    So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    - +
     0
    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 transform.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    - +
     0
    There is no need to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    - +
     0
    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.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    - +
     0
    When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely - the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.
  • Jiddu Krishnamurti
    Jiddu Krishnamurti
    - +
     0
    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.
1