Rajneesh (Osho) Quotes

Quotes of Rajneesh (Osho)

If jealousy disappears and love still remains, then you have something solid in your life which is worth having.

Giving love is the real beautiful experience, because then you are an emperor. Getting love is a very small experience. It is the experience of beggar.

Take it easy, and remember “Easy is Right.”

Love needs two things: it has to be rooted in freedom and it has to know the art of trust.

Possessiveness destroys love. And they should not be possessed, because that again destroys your love.

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

Life begins where fear ends.

You are a great problem-creator. Just understand this and suddenly problems disappear.

This very moment you can drop all problems because they are your creation.

Life is absolutely balanced between the positive and the negative. Now it is your choice which side you want to be – in heaven or in hell.

The ego is an island in the ocean of Hell. You want to get rid of the Hell but you don’t want to get rid of that island. Then there is trouble.

Never sacrifice your life for anything! Sacrifice everything for life! Life is the ultimate goal.

People say love is blind because they do not know what love is. I say unto you, only love has eyes; other than love, everything is blind.

Love is not manageable, it is simply something that happens, and the moment you try to manage, everything misfires.

You don’t have any problems. Only this much has to be understood. This very moment you can drop all problems because they are your creations.

By ‘Love’ people mean a certain kind of monopoly understanding a simple fact: that the moment you possess a living being you have killed him.

You can become happy just by deciding to be happy.

A certain darkness is needed to see the stars.

We remain unnecessarily worried. All worries are futile because that which is going to happen is going to happen.

Love is the ultimate, the end. You love for love’s own sake. It is not a means to anything else, it is its own end.

Love is just like a breeze: it comes, but you should not close your doors to keep the breeze inside.

The only thing that matters in life is your own opinion about yourself, nobody can destroy your dignity then, because it is not dependent on anybody’s opinion.

I would like marriage to disappear completely from the world, and with marriage, divorce will disappear.

People are not things, you cannot have ownership.

Eyes which have lost their tears have lost their most beautiful, their most glorious treasure.

Never be ashamed of your tears. Be proud that you are still natural. Be proud that you can express the inexpressible through your tears.

One day you will disappear on a funeral pyre – just into nothingness, as smoke. Don’t get attached to anything.

You are creating your own hell.

In relationship be blissful, in alone-ness be aware, and they will help each other, like two wings of a bird.

We have to change this world by celebrating, by dancing, by singing, by music, by meditation, by love, not by struggle.

Remember it is not only you who are seeking truth – truth is also seeking you.

Never obey anyone’s command unless it is coming from within you also.

Never try to change a person you love, because the very effort to change says that you love half, and the other half of the person is not accepted.

If you are sad you are wrong; if you are joyful you are right.

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.

Whatever you are doing, don’t let past move your mind; don’t let future disturb you. Because the past is no more, and the future is not yet.

Accept the fact that we are strangers; that we don´t know who you are, that you don´t know who I am. I myself don´t know who I am, so how can you know?

Once you have tasted the juice of the present, you don’t care about dangers. Once you are in tune with life then nothing matter. Life all there is.

People love freedom – but nobody wants responsibility. And they come together, they are inseparable.

Real love makes you more of an individual. It does not efface your individuality, it gives you individuality. Real love is very respectful.

Tomorrow-drop that word from your vocabulary! Tomorrow does not exist, it cannot exist: it is not in the nature of things. Only this day exists.

Be the person you are. Never try to be another, and you will become mature. Maturity is accepting the responsibility of being oneself, whatsoever the cost.

Once your awareness becomes a flame, it burns up the whole slavery that the mind has created.

Paradise is within you, in your state of no-mind. And hell is also within you, in your very mind.

Love is ultimate, the highest health, because love makes one whole. When you love a master by and by you completely forgot about love.

God cannot be an object. It is deepest depth of your own being. How can you see it.

“Never speak of me in the past tense”. My presence here will be many times greater without the burden of my tortured body.

Just see how much respect God has paid to you. You are a masterpiece – unrepeatable, incomparable, utterly unique.

If you remain always far, love will die. If you remain always near, love will die. Love can survive only in a continuous flowing relationship.

If love can not keep you together, nothing else can keep you together. And if love cannot keep you together, than anything that can keep you together is dangerous.

Lovers are mirrors to each other. Love makes you aware of your original face.

Perfect people don’t exist. And perfect people, if they existed, would be very boring. It is imperfection that keeps life interesting.

If you have no conditions you can enjoy life infinitely. If you have conditions, because of them you become incapable.

Misery comes the moment you become clinging, attached. The moment you put conditions on life.

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