66 Best Osho Quotes On Life, True Love, And Happiness That Are Inspiring

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In our quote series today, I would like to share some interesting and famous Osho quotes on unconditional love, life, and happiness.

Regardless of our carefulness and plans in life, it is weird to expect that things will always fall in place as planned. Now I understand why my friend Laura would always say that life is a b*tch.

But then, what did Osho say about life, love and happiness?

I know you’re already pondering on that, worry not for I am here to share the inside scoop with you. May you enjoy the deep meaning, the enlightenment that comes along with the incredible words of wisdom below, and begin to have a better view of what is true love, a life worth living, and ample happiness.

Best of Osho Quotes

  1. “A comfortable, convenient life is not real-life – the more comfortable, the less alive. The most comfortable life is in the grave.”
  2. “Be like an alone peak high in the sky. Why should you hanker to belong? You are not a thing! Things belong!
  3. “Be realistic: Plan for a miracle.”
  4. “Be. Don’t try to become. Within these two words, be and becoming, your whole life is contained. Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.”
  5. “Discover yourself, otherwise you have to depend on other people’s opinions who don’t know themselves.”
  6. “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.”
  7. “I love this world because it is imperfect. It is imperfect, and that’s why it is growing; if it was perfect it would have been dead.”
  8. “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.”
  9. “If you relax it comes, if you relax it is there. If you relax, you start vibrating with it.”
  10. “Life repeats itself mindlessly – unless you become mindful, it will go on repeating like a wheel.”

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  1. “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.”
  2. “My meditation is simple. It does not require any complex practices. It is simple. It is singing. It is dancing. It is sitting silently.”
  3. “Sadness comes, joy comes, and everything passes by. What remains always is the witness. The witness is beyond all polarities.”
  4. “That which makes you miserable is the only sin. That which takes you away from yourself is the only thing to be avoided.”
  5. “When you really laugh for those few moments you are in a deep meditative state. Thinking stops. It is impossible to laugh and think together.”
  6. “A certain darkness is needed to see the stars.”
  7. “A single moment of love is equal to the whole eternity of love.”
  8. “Always remember to judge everything by your inner feeling of bliss.”
  9. “Awareness functions almost like magic.”
  10. “Be – don’t try to become.”
  1. “Be a lotus flower. Be in the water, and do not let the water touch you.”
  2. “Be realistic: Plan for a miracle.”
  3. “Commit as many mistakes as possible, remembering only one thing: don’t commit the same mistake again. And you will be growing.”
  4. “Courage is a love affair with the unknown.”
  5. “Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.”
  6. “Darkness is an absence of light. Ego is an absence of awareness.”
  7. “Don’t be so short of trust, and don’t be in a hurry. If I say something, wait, search, and you will find the way.”
  8. “Don’t move the way fear makes you move. Move the way love makes you move. Move the way joy makes you move.”
  9. “Don’t seek, don’t search, don’t ask, don’t knock, don’t demand – relax.
  10. “Don’t try to understand life. Live it! Don’t try to understand love. Move into love. Then you will know and that knowing will come out of your experience.”
  11. “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.”
  12. “Find ecstasy within yourself. It is not out there. It is in your innermost flowering. The one you are looking for is you.”
  1. “Get out of your head and get into your heart. Think less, feel more.”
  2. “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.”
  3. “I love life. That’s why I give teachings of celebration, celebrate everything. From body to soul, physical to spiritual, sex to superconsciousness, everything is divine for me.”
  4. “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.”
  5. “If you love a person, you accept the total person. With all the defects. Because those defects are a part of the person. 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. When you love, you simply love.”
  6. “If you really want peace on earth, create peace in your heart, in your being. That is the right place, to begin with, and then spread.”
  7. “If you suffer it is because of you, if you feel blissful it is because of you. Nobody else is responsible – only you and you alone. You are your hell and your heaven too.”
  8. “It is beautiful to be alone, it is also beautiful to be in love, to be with people. And they are complementary, not contradictory.”
  9. “Life begins where fear ends.”

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  1. “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.”
  2. “Love and respect yourself and never compromise for anything. And then you will be surprised how much growth starts happening of its own accord.. as if rocks have been removed and the river has started flowing.”
  3. “Love in its purest form is a sharing of joy. It asks nothing in return, it expects nothing. Love is a spiritual phenomenon; lust is physical. Ego is psychological; love is spiritual.”
  4. “Love is the goal, life is the journey.”
  5. “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.”
  6. “Mind: A beautiful servant, a dangerous master.”
  7. “Never be ashamed of your tears. Be proud that you are still natural. Be proud that you can express the inexpressible through your tears.”
  8. “Never belong to a crowd; Never belong to a nation; Never belong to a religion; Never belong to a race. Belong to the whole existence. Why limit yourself to small things? When the whole is available.”
  9. “No thought, no mind, no choice — just being silent, rooted in yourself.”
  10.  “One just needs a little alertness to see and find out: Life is really a great cosmic laughter.”
  1. “Only laughter makes a man rich, but the laughter has to be blissful.”
  2. “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.”
  3. “Respect life, revere life. There is nothing more holy than life, nothing more divine than life.”
  4. “The feminine is more powerful than the masculine, the soft is more powerful than the hard, the water is more powerful than the rock.”
  5. “The greatest fear in the world is the opinion of others, and the moment you are unafraid of the crowd, you are no longer a sheep, you become a lion. A great roar arises in your heart, the roar of freedom.”
  6. “They say: Think twice before you jump. I say: Jump first and then think as much as you want!”
  7. “To avoid pain, they avoid pleasure. To avoid death, they avoid life.”
  8. “To be a happy person, one has to drop all comparison. Drop all these stupid ideas of being superior and inferior. You are neither superior nor inferior. You are simply yourself! There exists no one like you, no one with whom you can be compared. Then, suddenly, you are at home.”
  9. “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.”
  10. “Tomorrow never comes, it is always today.”
  11. “What is discipline? Discipline means creating an order within you. As you are, you are a chaos.”
  12. “Whatever you feel, you become. It is your responsibility.”
  13. “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.”
  14. “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.”
  15. “You need either to create something or to discover something. Either bring your potential to actuality or go inwards to find yourself, but do something with your freedom.”
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