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."