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Osho Quotes

Quotes by and about Osho

(Continued from his main entry on the site.)

Osho: "I never ask myself why. ... All answers are arbitrary. So I simply go floating with the rivers, never asking where it is going, why it is going, where it is going to end. This is my basic approach to life - a total let go."

Osho: "I don't live by reason. I simply allow things to happen. ... I don't know about tomorrow. I may be silent, I may be speaking, I may not be here."


Osho: "I live spontaneously. I never decide anything beforehand. I keep tomorrow open."

Osho: "Remain in wonder if you want mysteries to open up for you."

Osho: "[Scholarly] answers are dangerous; they kill your wonder."

Osho: "You can see my beard: it has become grey so quickly because I have lived so intensely that I have compressed almost two hundred years into fifty."

Osho: "Anybody who gives you a belief system is your enemy, because the belief system becomes the barrier for your eyes; you cannot see the truth."

Osho: "The longer a person has been dead, the greater is the tradition. ... If Buddha were alive today, you would barely tolerate him."

Osho: "Gandhi was a masochistic reactionary who worshipped poverty."

Osho: "It was good of Nietzsche to declare God dead - I declare that he has never been born. It is an invention, not a discovery."

Osho: "Pope John Paul II should be behind bars and Mother Teresa should jump into a lake."