77 Osho Quotes That Will Enlighten You - Succeed Feed (2023)

If you are looking for the best collection of Osho quotes packed with inspirational wisdom then look no further.

Rajneesh, later known as Osho, was an Indian godman, mystic, and founder of the Rajneesh movement.

Osho stressed the importance of meditation, mindfulness, love, celebration, courage, creativity, and humor—traits that he says have been suppressed by adherence to static belief systems, religious traditions, and socialization.

During his lifetime, he was seen as a controversial new leader and mystic of a religious movement, and while you may disagree with many of his beliefs, he shared some messages you can learn from.

Below is a collection of Osho's most inspiring, wise and uplifting quotes and sayings that will enlighten you. Enjoy!

Osho inspirational quotes

1. “The greatest fear in the world is the opinion of others, and the moment you are not afraid of the crowd you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar rises in your heart, the roar of freedom.”—Osho

2. "Spirit: a beautiful servant, a dangerous master."Osho

3. “Make as many mistakes as you can with one thing in mind: don't make the same mistake again. And you will grow." –Osho

4. "Life begins where fear ends" -Osho

5. "Be who you are. Never try to be someone else and you will grow up. Maturity is accepting the cost of being yourself, no matter the cost." –Osho

6. "Find ecstasy within yourself. It is not out there. It is in your innermost flower. You are the one you are looking for." –Osho

7. “Darkness is an absence of light. The ego is an absence of consciousness.” –Osho

8. "Life repeats itself without thinking: if you don't become conscious, it will repeat itself like a wheel."Osho

9. "To see the stars, one needs some darkness."-Osho

10. "Don't look, don't search, don't ask, don't call, don't demand, relax.
When you relax it comes, when you relax it is there. When you relax, you start to vibrate with it." –Osho

11. “Get out of your head and into your heart. Think less feel more."Osho

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12. "Courage is a love affair with the unknown."Osho

13. "Be, don't try to become."Osho

14. “What is discipline? Discipline means creating order within yourself. The way you are, you're a mess." –Osho

15. "Don't try to understand life. Live it! Don't try to understand love. Embark on love. Then you will know, and that knowledge will come from your experience."—Osho

16. “To avoid pain, they avoid pleasure. To avoid death, they avoid life." –Osho

17. “Every human being comes into this world with a specific destiny: they have something to achieve, a message to deliver, a job to do. You are not here by accident, you are here with a purpose. There is a goal behind you. Everything wants to make a difference through you.” –Osho

18. "Be realistic: plan a miracle."Osho

19. “Give up the idea of ​​becoming someone because you are already a masterpiece. It cannot be improved. You just have to figure it out, know it, recognize it.” –Osho

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20. "The moment you accept yourself, you become beautiful."Osho

21. "To be a happy person, you have to drop all comparisons. Drop all those silly ideas of being superior and inferior. You are neither superior nor inferior. You are just yourself! There is no one like you, no one to compare yourself to Then suddenly you're home.” –Osho

22. "You must create something or discover something. Either bring your potential to reality or go within to find yourself, but do something with your freedom." –Osho

23. “If you really want peace on earth, create peace in your heart, in your being. This is the right place to start and then expand.” –Osho

24. "When you're hurting, it's up to you. When you're happy, it's up to you." No one else is responsible, only you and only you. You are your hell and also your heaven. –Osho

25. “No one has the power to take two steps together; You can only take one step at a time.” –Osho

26. "No one can say anything about you. No matter what people say, it's about themselves, but you get very unstable because you still cling to a false center. This false center depends on others, so you always look at what what people say about you. –Osho

27. "Whatever you feel, you become. It's your responsibility." –Osho

28. "Be. Do not try to convert. Your whole life is contained in these two words, to be and to become. To be is enlightenment, to become is ignorance." –Osho

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29. "If you're a parent, you open doors to unknown directions for the child to explore. Don't scare him of the unknown, help him." –Osho

30. “Be less of a judge and you will be surprised that when you become a witness and stop judging yourself, you also stop judging others. And that makes you more human, more compassionate, more understanding.” –Osho

31. “Life itself is meaningless. Life is an opportunity to create meaning.” –Osho

32. "If you want to learn something, learn to trust, that's all you need." If you feel bad, nothing helps, learn to trust. If you do not feel any meaning in life and feel meaningless, nothing helps - learn to trust. Trust makes sense because trust allows you to let it sink in.” –Osho

33. “They teach you everything, but they don't teach you to be yourself. This is the ugliest possible form of society because it makes everyone miserable.” –Osho

34. "Discover yourself, otherwise you have to trust the opinions of other people who don't know themselves."Osho

35. “A comfortable, comfortable life is not a real life: the more comfortable, the less I live. The most comfortable life is in the grave.” –Osho

36. “You will always approach perfection, but you will never be perfect. Perfection is not the path of existence. Growth is the way.” –Osho

37. “In a changing world, you can't hold on to anything.” -Osho

38. “Experience life in all sorts of ways: good-bad, bittersweet, dark-light, summer-winter. Experience all dualities. Don't be afraid of experience because the more experience you have, the more mature you become." –Osho

39. “The past is no more and the future is not yet: both needlessly move in directions that do not exist. One used to exist but it doesn't exist anymore, and one hasn't even started to exist yet. The only correct person is one who lives moment by moment.” –Osho

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40. “There is no need to compete with anyone. You are yourself and you are perfectly good just the way you are. Accept yourself." -Osho

41. "The less people know, the more firmly they know."Osho

42. “Once you start seeing the beauty in life, the ugliness starts to disappear. When you start looking at life with joy, sadness begins to disappear. You can't have heaven and hell together, you can only have one. It's your choice." -Osho

43. “The intelligent man depends on his own intuition; he trusts his own nature. He loves and respects himself." –Osho

44. “No one is superior, no one is inferior, but no one is the same either. People are simply unique, incomparable. You are you, I am me." –Osho

45. “Don't wait for someone to bring you flowers. Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul." –Osho

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46. ​​"Your whole idea of ​​yourself is borrowed, borrowed from those who have no idea who they are."Osho

47. “I live my life by two principles. First, I live as if today is my last day on earth. Second, I live today as if I were going to live forever." –Osho

48. “Don't let the past weigh you down unnecessarily. Continue closing the chapters you've read, you don't have to keep going back." -Osho

49. "The greatest freedom is to be free of our own minds."-Osho

50. “Yes, I want you to love yourself because if you don't love yourself, you can't love anyone. You don't know what love is if you haven't loved yourself."Osho

51. “From the beginning they tell you to compare yourself with others. This is the greatest disease; It's like a cancer that destroys your soul because each person is unique and there is no comparison." –Osho

52. “The real question is not whether there is life after death. The real question is whether you live before death." –Osho

53. "Have fun! If you don't feel comfortable at work, change it. Don't wait!" -Osho

54. "If you can't enjoy your own company, who will?" -Osho

55. “You can't own anything great, and that's one of the dumbest things man continues to do. We want to own." –Osho

56. “You only need power to do something harmful. Otherwise, love is enough, compassion is enough." –Osho

57. "The more you share your inner wealth, the more you get."Osho

58. “No one but you can destroy you; no one but you can save you. You are the Judas and you are the Jesus.” –Osho

59. “Life is a mirror, it reflects your face. Be kind, and all life will reflect kindness.”—Osho

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60. “You are a great trouble maker. Just understand it and suddenly the problems disappear.” –Osho

61. "NOW is the only reality, everything else is memory or imagination."Osho

62. “Misery comes the moment you cling, cling. The moment you put conditions on life.” –Osho

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60. “Whatever you do, don't let the past distract you; Don't let the future bother you. Because the past is no longer and the future is not yet." –Osho

64. “The ego is an island in the ocean of hell. You want to get rid of hell, but you don't want to get rid of this island. Then there will be trouble." –Osho

65. "You have no problems. Only so much needs to be understood. At that moment you can drop all problems because they are your creations." –Osho

66. "The only thing that matters in life is your own opinion of yourself, so no one can destroy your dignity because it does not depend on the opinion of others."-Osho

Osho quotes about love

67. "If youlove yourself, you will be surprised: others will love you. Nobody loves a man who doesn't love himself."Osho

68. “Love and respect yourself and never compromise on anything. And then you will be amazed at how much growth begins on its own... like stones are rolled away and the river begins to flow." -Osho

69. “Love the person, but give them complete freedom. Love the person, but make it clear from the beginning that you are not selling your freedom.” –Osho

70. “When you love one person, you accept the whole person. With all the flaws. Because these defects are part of the person. Never try to change a person you love because the very effort to change says that you love half of the person and the other half of the person will not be accepted. When you love, you simply love." –Osho

71. “Love in its purest state is sharing joy. He demands nothing in return, he expects nothing. Love is a spiritual phenomenon; Lust is physical. The ego is psychological; Love is spiritual." –Osho

72. “When you love yourself, you love others. When you hate yourself, you hate others." –Osho

73. “If you love a flower, don't pick it. Because if you pick it up, it dies and stops being what you love. So if you love a flower, let it be. Love is not about possessions. Love is about appreciation.” –Osho

74. “Instead of thinking about how to get love, start giving. When You Give, You Receive Everyone is interested in receiving and no one seems to like giving. Love is not a business, so stop being a businessman."Osho

75. “Love is happy when it has something to give. The ego is happy when it can bear something." –Osho

76. “If you work without love, you work like a slave. When you work with love, you work like an emperor. Your work is your joy, your work is your dance. –Osho

77. “True love is not an escape from loneliness, true love is overflowing loneliness. You are so happy to be alone that you want to share it.” –Osho

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