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Letter "Z" » Zen
«Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.»
Author: Alan Watts
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«Actually, I'm not interested in Zen that much, as a philosophy, nor in joining any movements. I don't pretend to understand it. I just find it comforting. And very similar to jazz. Like jazz, you can't explain it to anyone without losing the experience. It's got to be experienced, because it's feeling, not words.»
«Asked to explain Zen my puppy with the same name looks, and thumps his tail»
«Children are natural Zen masters; their world is brand new in each and every moment.»
«America is a place where Jewish merchants sell Zen love beads to agnostics for Christmas.»
«The only Zen you find on tops of mountains is the Zen you bring there»
«Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine.»
«My Zen teacher also said: the only way to true happiness is to live in the moment and not worry about the future. Of course, he died penniless and single. [Carrie]»