Jiddu Krishnamurti was a writer, philosopher, and speaker.

He was groomed to be the new World Teacher in his early life, but he subsequently rejected the role and left the Theosophy organization behind it.

Psychological revolution, the nature of thought, meditation, investigation, human connections, and bringing about fundamental change in society were among his concerns.

He emphasized the importance of a psychological revolution in every human being, emphasizing that such a revolution cannot be brought about by any external force, whether religious, political, or social.

We have collected some of the best quotes from Jiddy Krishamurti for you.


Best Jiddu Krishnamurti Quotes

1. “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

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2. “The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

3. “I don’t mind what happens. That is the essence of inner freedom. It is a timeless spiritual truth: release attachment to outcomes, deep inside yourself, you’ll feel good no matter what.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

4. “Intuition is the whisper of the soul.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

5. “Its beautiful to be alone. To be alone does not mean to be lonely. it means the mind is not influenced and contaminated by society.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

6. “Truth is more in the process than in the result.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

7. “There is an art of seeing things as they are: without naming, without being caught in a network of words, without thinking interfering with perception.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

8. “You are the world and the world is you.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

9. “Here is my secret: I don’t mind what happens.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

10. “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).

11. “Meditation is not a withdrawal from life. Meditation is a process of understanding oneself.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

12. “A cup is useful only when it is empty; and a mind that is filled with beliefs, with dogmas, with assertions, with quotations is really an uncreative mind.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

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13. “Can you look at a flower without thinking?” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

14. “Do not pursue what should be, but understand what is.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

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15. “To understand the immeasurable, the mind must be extraordinarily quiet, still.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

16. “It is only when the mind is free from the old that it meets everything anew, and in that there is joy.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

17. “Is there a thinker apart from thought?” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

18. “The world is me and I am the world.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

19. “Follow the wandering, the distraction, find out why the mind has wandered; pursue it, go into it fully. When the distraction is completely understood, then that particular distraction is gone. When another comes, pursue it also.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

20. “If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

21. “Happy is the man who is nothing.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

22. “Meditation is the action of silence.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

23. “You want to be loved because you do not love; but the moment you love, it is finished, you are no longer inquiring whether or not somebody loves you.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

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24. “You can look only when the mind is completely quiet.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

25. “The beauty of meditation is that you never know where you are, where you are going, what the end is.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

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26. “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).

27. “The man who is seeking truth is free of all societies and cultures.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

28. “There is no end 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).

29. “True education is to learn how to think, not what to think. If you know how to think, if you really have that capacity, then you are a free human being-free of dogmas, superstitions, ceremonies-and therefore you can find out what religion is.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

30. “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).

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31. “The mind has to be empty to see clearly.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

32. “It is truth that liberates, not your effort to be free.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

33. “In obedience there is always fear, and fear darkens the mind.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

34. “Freedom is now or never.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

35. “I am life. I have no name. I am as the fresh breeze of the mountains.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

36. “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.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

37. “Education in the true sense is helping the individual to be mature and free, to flower greatly in love and goodness. That is what we should be interested in, and not in shaping the child according to some idealistic pattern.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

38. “As we are – the world is.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

39. “Free yourself from the psychological structure of society, which is to free yourself from the essence of conflict.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

40. “Fear is not of the unknown, but of loss of the known.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

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41. “Without freedom from the past, there is no freedom to all…” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

42. “Freedom from the desire for an answer is essential to the understanding of a problem.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

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43. “Does choice exist when I see something very clearly?” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

44. “Tradition becomes our security, and when the mind is secure it is in decay.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

45. “There is hope in people, not in society, not in systems, but in you and me.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

46. “Truth is a pathless land.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

47. “I maintain that Truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

48. “When you are free, you have no choice.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

49. “What brings understanding is love. When your heart is full, then you will listen to the teacher, to the beggar, to the laughter of children, to the rainbow, and to the sorrow of man. Under every stone and leaf, that which is eternal exists.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).

50. “Without knowing myself, I have no real basis for thinking.” ~ (Jiddu Krishnamurti).


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