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Quotes on J Krishnamurti

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George Bernard Shaw 3 EDIT

 

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW (1855-1950)
Irish playwright

". . . a religious figure of the greatest distinction. . . he is the most beautiful human being I have ever seen."

 

 
 

Khalil Gibran

 

KHALIL GIBRAN (1883-1931)
Lebanese
poet, painter, writer, philosopher, theologian, visual artist

" When he entered my room I said to myself 'Surely the Lord of Love has come'. . . ''

 
 

Henry Miller EDIT

 

HENRY MILLER (1891-1980)
American writer

". . . [his] language is naked, revelatory and inspiring. It pierces the clouds of philosophy which confound our thought and restores the springs of action."

 
 

Aldous Huxley

 

ALDOUS HUXLEY (1894-1963)
English writer and philosopher

". . . the most impressive thing I have listened to. It was like listening to a discourse of the Buddha – such power, such intrinsic authority. . . "

 

 
 

Joseph Campbell

 

JOSEPH CAMPBELL (1904-1987)
American mythologist, writer and lecturer

". . .  I can scarcely think of anything but the beauty and wisdom of my friend (Krishnamurti)"

 

 
 

David Bohm EDIT

 

DAVID BOHM (1917-1992)
American theoretical physicist

"Krishnamurti's work is permeated by the essence of the scientific approach . . . which invites us to make our own discoveries for ourselves."

 

 
 

Dalai Lama EDIT

 

THE DALAI LAMA (1935-)
Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

"Krishnamurti is one of the greatest philosophers of the age."

 

 
 

Franz Beckenbauer - Older

 

FRANZ BECKENBAUER (1945-)
German football manager and former player

"I keep a copy of 'Freedom From The Known' by my bedside. . . you should also read that book."

 
 

Van Morrison in Hat EDIT 2

 

 VAN MORRISON OBE (1945-)
Northern Irish singer-songwriter and musician

"I feel the meaning of Krishnamurti for our time is that one has to think for oneself and not be swayed by any outside religious or spiritual authorities."

 
 

Deepak Chopra EDIT

 

DEEPAK CHOPRA (1947-)
Indo-American
alternative medicine advocate, physician, public speaker, writer

"Krishnamurti influenced me profoundly and helped me personally break through the confines of my own self-imposed restrictions to my freedom."

 
 

Eckhart Tolle 2

 

 ECKHART TOLLE (1948-)
German writer, public speaker

". . .  Krishnamurti's ability to see the false as such and point out how it works."

 
 

  Book Reviews  
 

Francis Hackett

 

FRANCIS HACKETT (1883-1962)
Irish writer and critic

 Commentaries on Living: Third Series
"Krishnamurti is no other than he seems, a free man, one of the first quality, growing older as diamonds do but the gem-like flame not dating, and alive in these commentaries. It is a treasure."

 
 

Auldous Huxley - Older EDIT

 

ALDOUS HUXLEY (1894-1963)
English writer and philosopher

 The First and Last Freedom
". . .  the reader will find a clear contemporary statement of the fundamental human problem, together with an invitation to solve it in the only way in which it can be solved – by and for himself."

 
 

Margueritte Harmon Bro EDIT

 

MARGUERITTE HARMON BRO (1894-1977)
American writer

 Commentaries on Living: Second Series
"Here is the work of a free mind curiously intent on truth without self-interest."

 
 

Anne Morrow Lindbergh EDIT

 

ANNE MORROW LINDBERGH (1906-2001)
American author and aviator

 Think on These Things
"Krishnamurti's observations . . . are penetrating and profound, yet given with a disarming simplicity and directness. To listen to him or to read his thoughts is to face oneself and the world with an astonishing morning freshness."

 
 

Rollo May

 

ROLLO MAY (1909-1994)
American existential psychologist 

Commentaries on Living: First Series
"A profound and fresh approach to self-understanding and deeper insights into the meaning of personal freedom and mature love."