Osho · 208 pages
Rating: (101 votes)
“All that you call sin is nothing but mistakes. And mistakes are the way of learning. Those people who never commit mistakes are the most stupid people,”
“A morality that comes with effort is immoral. A morality that comes without effort is the only morality there is.”
“You cannot step in the same river twice,” because it is always flowing.”
“Consciousness is yours. Conscience is given by the society.”
“Cultivation means you will be creating something around yourself which you are not.”
“I desideri erano come un veleno, pensò Jimmy. Quando uno li esprime sono tutti luminosi e splendono, dolci come caramelle. Ma poi restano lì a languire, e finiscono col marcire. Diventano tossici. Era per quel motivo che non esprimeva mai nessun desiderio.”
“You have to close some doors, honey, no matter how nice a yard they open out onto.”
“I rejoice that there are owls. Let them do the idiotic and maniacal hooting for men. It is a sound admirably suited to swamps and twilight woods which no day illustrates, suggesting a vast and undeveloped nature which men have not recognized.”
“Nothing prepared me for the loss of my mother. Even knowing that she would die did not prepare me. A mother, after all, is your entry into the world. She is the shell in which you divide and become a life. Waking up in a world without her is like waking up in a world without sky: unimaginable.”
“Let no rough waters rend apart
Two who have become one heart.
For love's no love that can't withstand
A rogue wave breaking on the sand.”
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