Rumi Quotes




“Stop Acting so small you are the universe in ecstatic motion.”

– Rumi

 

 

“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?”

– Rumi

 

 

“I once had a thousand desires, but in my one desire to know you all else melted away.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Open your hands, if you want to be held.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world, Today I am wise so I am changing myself.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Be silent, only the hand of god can remove the burdens of your heart.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Do not be satisfied with the stories that come before you. Unfold your own myth.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Close your eyes. Fall in love. Stay there.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Love is the bridge between you and everything.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Patience is not sitting and waiting, it is foreseeing. It is looking at the night and seeing the day. Lovers are patient and know that the moon needs time to become full.”

– Rumi

 

 

“There is a voice that doesn’t use words Listen.”

– Rumi

 

 

“The door is wide and open, don’t go back to sleep.”

– Rumi

 

 

“I don’t want to learning, or dignity, or respectability. I want this music, and this dawn, and the warmth of your cheek against mine.”

– Rumi

 

 

“My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.”

– Rumi

 

 

“What you seek is seeking you.”

– Rumi

 

 

“The quieter you become the more you are able to hear.”

– Rumi

 

 

“What you seek …. Is also seeking you.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Respond to every call that excites your spirit.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Do not be sad. For god sends hope in the darkest moments. The heaviest rain comes from the darkest clouds.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Go find yourself first so you can also find me.”

– Rumi

 

 

“The cure for pain is in the pain.”

– Rumi

 

 

“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entre ocean, in a drop.”

– Rumi

 

 

“It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away. So that when I’ve gone and come back. I’ll find it at home.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Do not grieve; anything you lose comes round in another form.”

– Rumi

 

 

“The wound is the place where the light enters you.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Keep knocking and the joy inside will eventually opens a window and look out to see who’s there.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Study me much as you like, you will not know me, for I differ in a hundred ways from what you see me to be. Put yourself behind my eyes and see me as I see myself, for I have chosen to dwell in a place you cannot see.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Wherever you stand, be the soul of that place.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Whoever’s calm and sensible is insane.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere; they’re in each other all along.”

– Rumi

 

 

“If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?”

– Rumi

 

 

“The door is wide and open, don’t go back to sleep.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Your body is away from me, but there is a window open from my heart to yours.”

– Rumi

 

 

“I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my soul.”

– Rumi

 

 

“The lamps are different, but the light is the same.”

– Rumi

 

 

“It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away. So that when I’ve gone and come back. I’ll find it at home.”

– Rumi

 

 

“We are born of love; Love is our mother.”

– Rumi

 

 

“The soul has been given its own ears to hear things that the mind does not understand.”

– Rumi

 

 

“The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Shine like the whole universe is yours.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Be a witness, not a judge. Focus on yourself, not on others. Listen to your heart, not to the crowd.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Do not feel lonely; the entire universe is inside you.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.”

– Rumi

 

 

“If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.”

– Rumi

 

 

“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Each night the moon kisses secretly the lover who counts the stars.”

– Rumi

 

 

When I am silent, I have thunder hidden inside.”

– Rumi

 

 

“I am yours. Don’t give myself back to me.”

– Rumi

 

 

“My soul wants to fly away when your presence calls it so sweetly. My soul wants to take flight, when you whisper arise.”

– Rumi

 

 

“It’s your road and yours alone. Other may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Be drunk in love since love is everything that exists.”

– Rumi

 

 

“You have escaped the cage. Your wings are stretched out. Now fly.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Close both eyes to see with the other eye.”

– Rumi

 

 

“What hearts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Remember, the entrance door to the sanctuary is inside you.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Whatever I was looking for, was always you.”

– Rumi

 

 

“Never lose hope, my dear heart, miracles dwell in the invisible.”

– Rumi




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