Shree Rajneesh Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Shree Rajneesh quotes, Shree Rajneesh sayings, and Shree Rajneesh proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

Beauty is known only by one who has known the inner beauty, one who has known the inner flower opening. Then whenever a flower is seen, it reminds you of your inner beauty. Shree Rajneesh
Only one thing I expect from all of you: to be yourself, to discover your inner beauty, your purity of consciousness, your hidden splendor- and spread it to as many people as possible. Shree Rajneesh
Physical beauty and ugliness is not very important. The real thing is the inner. Shree Rajneesh
When something starts flowing from within you, some grace, then the outer form is just put aside. Shree Rajneesh
The outer then looks only a pale reflection of the inner. The inner becomes more real and the outer becomes just a shadow. Shree Rajneesh
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. Shree Rajneesh
A man who lives with expectations is bound to feel frustrated because existence has no obligation to you. But if you live without intentions, without expectations, then miraculously you will find that everything you ever dreamed of is being fulfilled. Shree Rajneesh
The real thing is that you are suffering from your expectations. When they are not fulfilled-frustration arises, failure arises, and you feel neglected as if existence does not care for you. Shree Rajneesh
Celebration is gratefulness for whatsoever life gives to you. Whatsoever existence gives to you, celebration is gratitude; it is gratefulness. Shree Rajneesh
Don't allow the fear to overpower you, allow love to overpower you. Shree Rajneesh
A mediator can sit joyously alone for months, for years. He does not hanker for the other, because his own inner ecstasy is so much, is so overpowering, that who bothers about the other? Shree Rajneesh
Drop the idea of being extraordinary! It's keeping you mediocre. To be ordinary is the most extraordinary thing in the world. The ordinary person has light in his eyes; he has become extraordinary but he has no idea of it. Shree Rajneesh
Rock is very strong and meditations are very delicate, but this is the mystery of life—the continuity of the delicate van breaks the strongest and the hardest. Shree Rajneesh
Thoughts are an obsession without meditation. Shree Rajneesh
A man obsessed with ambition is not capable of knowing the truth at all. Eyes full of ambition never see what is; they only see what they want to see. Shree Rajneesh
Each obsession is a knot in your being. Once it is opened, great energy is released. Shree Rajneesh
If you miss the adventure, you miss all. If your life is not that of an adventure, of a search into the unknown, then you are living in vain. Shree Rajneesh
A man who knows sadness, if he laughs his laughter will have depth. His laughter will have something of his sadness too; his laughter will be more colorful. Shree Rajneesh
When sadness comes, accept it. Listen to its song. It has something to give you. It has a gift which no happiness can give to you, only sadness can give you. Shree Rajneesh
Even in anger, a child is beautiful; he has total intensity. But when an adult is angry he is ugly; he is not total. And any type of intensity is beautiful. Shree Rajneesh
Do things with your whole heart, with as much intensity as you are capable of. Anything done half-heartedly never brings joy to life. Shree Rajneesh
Remember one very fundamental thing about life: Any experience that has not been lived with hang around you, will persist: "Finish me! Live me! Complete me!" There is an intrinsic quality in every experience that it tends and wants to be finished, completed. Once completed, it evaporates; incomplete, it persists, it tortures you, it haunts you, it attracts your attention. It says, "What are you going to do about me? I am still incomplete - fulfill me!" Shree Rajneesh