Our education, our environment, our whole culture insists that we must become something. Our philosophies, our religions and sacred books all say the same thing. But now I see that the very process of becoming something implies envy, which means that I am not satisfied with being what I am; and I want to understand what I am, I want to find out why I am always comparing myself with another, trying to become something; and in understanding what I am there is no need for discipline. In the process of that understanding, integration comes into being. The contradiction in me yields to the understanding of myself, and this in turn brings an action which is integral, whole.
—Jiddu Krishnamurti in Think on These Things
Be who you are and be that well.
One's eyes are what one is, one's mouth is what one becomes.
What a man can be, he must be. This need we call self-actualization.
Idleness is not doing nothing. Idleness is being free to do anything.
At times I think and at times I am.