Check Out These 125 Osho Quotes For Your Enlightenment

Check Out These 125 Osho Quotes For Your Enlightenment

OSHO’s full name was Rajneesh Jain, and he was also known as Bhagwan Shri Rajneesh. Osho was a Godman from India. He was a well-known public speaker. Rajneesh Jain was a controversial figure in his day, but his main focus is mindfulness and meditation. People later made him a god or believed he was a god who came to visit the world.

Osho was never born, nor died, only visited this planet,” he wrote in his Pune ashram. That is to say, his followers believe he was a god. Anyway, whether you believe he was a god or not is entirely up to you, so this is your perspective. Osho teaches us some of the most important life lessons, like how to live life to the fullest, be happiest, and love everybody.

Here are the best 125 Osho Quotes:

1. “A little foolishness, enough to enjoy life, & a little wisdom to avoid the errors, that will do.”

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2. “When I say be creative I don’t mean that you should all go and become great painters and great poets. I simply mean let your life be a painting, let your life be a poem.”

3. “My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently”

4. “Your whole idea about yourself is borrowed – borrowed from those who have no idea of who they are themselves.”

5. “Love is wild; its whole beauty is in its wildness. It comes like a breeze with great fragrance, fills your heart, and suddenly where there was a desert there is a garden full of flowers.”

6. “Commit as many mistakes as possible, remembering only one thing: don’t commit the same mistake again. And you will be growing.”

7. “Don’t seek, don’t search, don’t ask, don’t knock, don’t demand – relax.”

8. “If you relax it comes if you relax it is there. If you relax, you start vibrating with it.”

9. “Friendship is the purest love. It is the highest form of Love where nothing is asked for, no condition, where one simply enjoys giving.”

10. “A man who is 100% sane is dead.”

11. “It is a strange thing, that every child is born with a closed hand, and everybody dies with an open hand!”

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12. “Life in itself has no meaning. Life is an opportunity to create meaning.”

13. “The world is nothing but your own magnified mind.”

14. “Life repeats itself mindlessly – unless you become mindful, it will go on repeating like a wheel.”

15. “Experience life in all possible ways — good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter. Experience all the dualities. Don’t be afraid of experience, because the more experience you have, the more mature you become.”

16. “When your love is not just a desire for the other when your love is not only a need when your love is a sharing, when your love is not that of a beggar but an emperor when your love is not asking for something in return but is ready only to give – to give for the sheer joy of giving – then add meditation to it and the pure fragrance is released. That is compassion; compassion is the highest phenomenon.”

17. “This pain is not to make you sad, remember. That’s where people go on missing…. This pain is just to make you more alert–because people become alert only when the arrow goes deep into their heart and wounds them.”

18. “The past is no more and the future is not yet: both are unnecessarily moving in directions which don’t exist. One used to exist, but no longer exists, and one has not even started to exist. The only right person is one who lives moment to moment.”

19. “Once you have started seeing the beauty of life, ugliness starts disappearing. If you start looking at life with joy, sadness starts disappearing. You cannot have heaven and hell together, you can have only one. It is your choice.”

20. “Wherever you are afraid, try to explore, and you will find death hiding somewhere behind. All fear is of death. Death is the only fear source.”

21. “The tongue never slips – remember this always. What goes on within the mind comes invariably on the tongue.”

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22. “In the space of no-mind, truth descends like a light.”

23. “What is discipline? Discipline means creating an order within you. As you are, you are a chaos.”

24. “To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it.”

25. “Intelligence comes from meditation, intelligence comes from rebellion, intelligence does not come from memory.”

26. “Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.”

27. “If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don’t make him afraid of the unknown, give him support.”

28. “Mind: A beautiful servant, a dangerous master.”

29. “Courage Is a Love Affair with the Unknown.”

30. “No thought, no mind, no choice – just being silent, rooted in yourself.”

31. “Never interfere in anybody’s life and don’t allow anybody to interfere in your life.”

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32. “Only laughter makes a man rich, but the laughter has to be blissful.”

33. “Always remember to judge everything by your inner feeling of bliss.”

34. “Lovers never surrender to each other, lovers simply surrender to love.”

35. “Think before you desire a thing. There is every possibility that it will be fulfilled, and then you will suffer.”

36. “Crowds create illusions.”

37. “You should live in the world but remain untouched by it. You should remain in the world, but the world should not remain in you.”

38. “All that is great cannot be possessed – and that is one of the most foolish things man goes on doing. We want to possess.”

39. “Joy is spiritual. It is different, totally different from pleasure or happiness. It has nothing to do with the outside, with the other, it is an inner phenomenon.”

40. “Enlightenment will be now the beginning, not the end. Beginning of a non-ending process in all dimensions of richness.”

41. “Just the other day I came across a statement: A perfectionist is a person who takes great pains, and gives even greater pains to others. And the outcome is just a miserable world!”

42. “Intelligence is dangerous. Intelligence means you will start thinking on your own; you will start looking around on your own. You will not believe in the scriptures; you will believe only in your own experience.”

43. “A little foolishness, enough 2 enjoy life, & a little wisdom to avoid the errors, that will do.”

 osho quotes about life, “A little foolishness, enough 2 enjoy life, & a little wisdom to avoid the errors, that will do."

44. “People sometimes ask me, what religion are you? I always answer by saying, ”I am a little part of all religions and a big part of no religion.”

45. “When you love, love as if the person is a god, not less than that. Never love a woman as a woman and never love a man as a man.”

46. “Remain in the world, act in the world, do whatsoever is needful, and yet remain transcendental, aloof, detached, a lotus flower in the pond.”

47. “And meditation is nothing but enjoying your beautiful aloneness. Celebrating yourself; that’s what meditation is all about.”

48. “Truth is not something outside to be discovered, it is something inside to be realized.”

49. “Whenever a situation arises that creates fear, there are two alternatives—either you fight or you take flight.”

50. “The fewer people know, the more stubbornly they know it.”

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51. “If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.”

52. “If you can grow in love, you will grow in awareness. If you grow in awareness, you will grow in love.”

53. “If you cling too much to logic you will never be able to be part of the living process that this existence is. Life is more than logic: life is a paradox, life is a mystery.”

54. “A man becomes a Buddha the moment he accepts all that life brings with gratitude.”

55. “All our attachments are outward-oriented and hence this illusion.”

56. “It is beautiful to be alone, it is also beautiful to be in love, to be with people. And they are complementary, not contradictory.”

57. “If you are not selfish you will not be altruistic, remember.”

58. “Tension means you want to be something else which you are not.”

59. “Love is the true God—not the God of theologians, but the God of Buddha, Jesus, Mohammed, the God of the Sufis.”

60. “To avoid pain, they avoid pleasure. To avoid death, they avoid life.”

61. “Whatever you feel, you become. It is your responsibility.”

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62. “Go into your mind, analyze your mind. Somewhere you have tricked yourself.”

63. “There is no one lonelier than God!”

64. “A respectable person is invariably unrespectable within.”

65. “Truth is not to be found outside. No teacher, no scripture can give it to you. It is inside you and if you wish to attain it, seek your own company. Be with yourself.”

66. “Love the person, but give the person total freedom. Love the person, but from the very beginning make it clear that you are not selling your freedom.”

67. “Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.”

68. “No, an explanation is not needed – only exclamation, a wondering heart, awakened, surprised, feeling the mystery of life each moment. Then, and only then, you know what truth is. And truth liberates.”

69. “The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.”

70. “One who ‘knows,’ knows there is no need to discourse; knowing is enough.”

71. “Meditation is a surrender, it is not a demand. It is not forcing existence your way, it is relaxing into the way existence wants you to be. It is let-go.”

72. “Love is a spiritual phenomenon; lust is physical. Ego is psychological; love is spiritual.”

73. “There exists no God. What exists is godliness, and that godliness surrounds you. We are all in the same ocean.”

osho quotes on life, scillbee, “There exists no God. What exists is godliness, and that godliness surrounds you. We are all in the same ocean.”

74. “Thinking goes on in your head. It is not really deep into the roots of your being; it is not your totality.”

75. “There is a great difference between trust and belief.”

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76. “Trust is personal, Belief is social.”

77. “You are being taught everything, but you are not being taught to be yourself. This is the ugliest form of society possible because it makes everybody miserable.”

78. “I live my life based on 2 principles. One, I live as if today was my last day on earth. Two, I live today as if I am going to live forever.”

79. “If you love a flower, don’t pick it up. Because if you pick it up it dies and it ceases to be what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possession. Love is about appreciation.”

80. “Knowledge always liberates.”

81. “You will find meaning in life only if you create it. It is poetry to be composed. It is a song to be sung. It is a dance to be danced.”

82. “When somebody on the outside fits with your inner image, you fall in love – that is the meaning of love.”

83. “Life begins where fear ends.”

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84. “Love a woman as a goddess, then love becomes worship.”

85. “Love is the goal, life is the journey.”

86. “There is no sorrow except in captivity.”

87. “They say: Think twice before you jump. I say: Jump first and then think as much as you want!”

88. “Courage is a love affair with the unknown.”

89. “A certain darkness is needed to see the stars.”

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90. “We are all different expressions of one reality, different songs of one singer, different dances of one dancer, different paintings – but the painter is one.”

91. “The Truth Is That Existence Wants Your Life To Become A Festival Because When You Are Unhappy, You Also Throw Unhappiness All Around.”

92. “Buddha is a Buddha, a Krishna is a Krishna, and you are you. And you are not in any way less than anybody else. Respect yourself, respect your own inner voice and follow it.”

93. “You need power only to do something harmful otherwise love is enough, compassion is enough.”

94. “You can love as many people as you want – that does not mean one day you will go bankrupt, and you will have to declare, ‘Now I have no love.’ You cannot go bankrupt as far as love is concerned.”

95. “In love the other is important; in lust you are important.”

96. “Help the world to become better. Don’t leave the world just the same as you have found it – make it a little better, make it a little more beautiful.”

97. “There is no need of any competition with anybody. You are yourself, and as you are, you are perfectly good. Accept urself.”

98. “Respect life, revere life. There is nothing more holy than life, nothing more divine than life.”

99. “Take hold of your own life. See that the whole existence is celebrating. These trees are not serious, these birds are not serious. The rivers and the oceans are wild, and everywhere there is fun, everywhere there is joy and delight. Watch existence, listen to the existence and become part of it.”

100. “Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature. By and by love becomes not a relationship, it becomes a state of your being. Not that you are in love – now you are love.”

101. “Drop the idea of becoming someone, because you are already a masterpiece. You cannot be improved. You have only to come to it, to know it, to realize it.
Nobody has the power to take two steps together; you can take only one step at a time.”

102. “The fewer people know, the more stubbornly they know it.”

103. “My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.”

104. “Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.”

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105. “If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don’t make him afraid of the unknown, give him support.”

106. “It’s not a question of learning much. On the contrary. It’s a question of UNLEARNING much.”

107. “Millions of people are suffering: they want to be loved but they don’t know how to love. And love cannot exist as a monologue; it is a dialogue, a very harmonious dialogue.”

108. “Truth is not something outside to be discovered, it is something inside to be realized.”

109. “Each person comes into this world with a specific destiny – he or she has something to fulfil, some message that has to be delivered, some work that has to be completed. You are not here accidentally – you are here meaningfully. There is a purpose behind you. The whole intends to do something through you.”

110. “Courage Is a Love Affair with the Unknown.”

111. “There is no need of any competition with anybody. U R yourself, and as U R, U R perfectly good. Accept urself.

112. “There exists no God. What exists is godliness, and that godliness surrounds you. We are all in the same ocean.”

113. “Fame is foolish, it is pointless, meaningless. Even if the whole world knows you, how does it make you richer? How does it make your life more blissful? How does it help you to be more understanding, to be more aware? To be more alert, to be more alive?”

114. “Enlightenment will be now the beginning, not the end. Beginning of a non-ending process in all dimensions of richness.”

115. “Always remember to judge everything by your inner feeling of bliss.”

116. “Life is a balance between rest and movement.”

117. “Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.”

118. “Tomorrow never comes, it is always today.”

119. “You feel good, you feel bad, and these feelings are bubbling from your own unconsciousness, from your own past. Nobody is responsible except you. Nobody can make you angry, and nobody can make you happy.”

120. “Be – don’t try to become.”

121. “Millions of people are suffering: they want to be loved but they don’t know how to love. And love cannot exist as a monologue; it is a dialogue, a very harmonious dialogue.”

122. “Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature. By and by love becomes not a relationship, it becomes a state of your being. Not that you are in love – now you are love.”

123. “Find ecstasy within yourself. It is not out there. It is in your innermost flowering. The one you are looking for is you.”

124. “Life is not a problem. To look at it as a problem is to take the wrong step. It is a mystery to be lived, loved, experienced.”

125. “Sex has become more and more attractive because of its condemnation by priests.”

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