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600 Best Rumi Quotes On Life, Love And Death (2023)

Updated: Jan 15, 2023

1. The message behind the words is the voice of the heart.” – Rumi


2. Just to flicker for a moment. But the sky’s mouth is kind.


3. If you want to be more alive, love is the truest health.”― Rumi


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


5. Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn’t matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again, come, come.” – Rumi


6. Why are you knocking at every other door? Go, knock at the door of your own heart.” ― Rumi


7. When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep. Praise God for those two insomnias! And the difference between them.


8. The moon stays bright when it doesn’t avoid the night.” ― Rumi


9. Be still! Be quiet! Find acquaintance with silence. Go inside, delve into your heart. Take a day off from the clamour.”― Rumi


10. If you knew the secret of life, you too would choose no other companion but love.” ― Rumi


11. What is planted in each person’s soul will sprout.” – Rumi


12. The heart has its own language. The heart knows a hundred thousand ways to speak.”


13. You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.” – Rumi


14. When will you begin that long journey into yourself?” – Rumi


15. “Love sometimes wants to do us a great favour: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.”


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17. Let’s rise above this animalistic behavior and be kind to one another.


18. “Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.”


19. Love is an open secret, the most obvious thing in the world and the most hidden, with no why to how it keeps its mystery.”― Rumi


20. I want to be where your barefoot walks because maybe before you step, you’ll look at the ground. I want that blessing.” – Rumi


21. It’s your road, and yours alone, others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.” – Rumi


22. I know you’re tired but come, this is the way.


23. What you seek is seeking you.” – Rumi


24. that it will endure almost anything, even abuse,


25. As you start to walk on the way, the way appears. Rumi


26. Leave and let the sea be you.” – Rumi


27. So silent, because I am constantly talking with you.” – Rumi


28. 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


29. I know you’re tired but come, this is the way.” – Rumi


30. You have no need to travel anywhere – journey within yourself. Enter a mine of rubies and bathe in the splendor of your own light.” – Rumi


31. “Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.”


32. Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our heart.” – Rumi


33. Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.”― Rumi


34. Do not give your heart to anything else


35. “Be certain that in the religion of Love there are no believers and unbelievers. LOVE embraces all.”


36. “Gamble everything for love, if you’re a true human being. If not, leave this gathering.”


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38. “Love is the bridge between you and everything.”


39. Keep silent, because the world of silence is a vast fullness.” – Rumi


40. I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.


41. Do you want to become wiser than 95% of people?


42. Laugh as much as you breathe. Love as long as you live.


43. The ground’s generosity takes in our compost and grows beauty! Try to be more like the ground.”― Rumi


44. Whoever has heart’s doors wide open, could see the sun itself in every atom.” — Rumi


45. If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?.” ― Rumi


46. Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.” ― Rumi


47. Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends. – Rumi


48. Every need brings what’s needed. Pain bears its cure like a child. Having nothing produces provisions. Ask a difficult question, and the marvelous answer appears.


49. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.” – Rumi


50. To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.” — Rumi


51. The very center of your heart is where life begins – the most beautiful place on earth.” – Rumi


52. and your face will come to shine like a sun,


53. There is a path from me to you that I am constantly looking for.” ― Rumi


54. Love said to me, there is nothing that is not me. Be silent.”― Rumi


55. Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk.


56. to use your wings to show you’re alive”


57. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” – Rumi


58. Don’t sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. Touch the sun, and immerse in the sea.” ― Rumi


59. “Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah… it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.”


60. “Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.”


61. “All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony. Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.”


62. Do not stray into the neighborhood of despair.


63. Take someone who doesn’t keep score, who’s not looking to be richer, or afraid of losing, who has not the slightest interest even in his own personality: he’s free.


64. “Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk.”


65. The wealth within you, your essence, is your kingdom.


66. Silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation.” – Rumi


67. If you wish mercy, show mercy to the weak.” ― Rumi


68. If you look too closely at the form, you’ll miss the essence.”― Rumi


69. Always search for your innermost nature in those you are with, as rose oil imbibes from roses.” – Rumi


70. “The Prophets accept all agony and trust it. For the water has never feared the fire.”


71. Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wild flowers will come up where you are.” – Rumi


72. They’re in each other all along.” – Rumi


73. “I want to sing like the bird’s sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.”


74. “What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.”


75. Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.


76. If words come out of the heart, they will enter the heart.”― Rumi


77. Your magnificence has made me wonder. Your charm has taught me the way of love.”― Rumi


78. “Don’t you know yet? It is your light that lights the world.”


79. The message behind the words is the voice of the heart.


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


81. Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Rumi


82. Anyone who genuinely and consistently with both hands looks for something will find it.” – Rumi


83. Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.” ― Rumi


84. There is a moon inside every human being. Learn to be companions with it.” ― Rumi


85. Move, but don’t move the way fear makes you move.


86. Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.” – Rumi


87. Everything you possess of skill, and wealth, and handicraft,


88. “The minute I heard my first love story,


89. Grief can be the garden of compassion.”― Rumi


90. It is certain that an atom of goodness on the path of faith is never lost.” – Rumi


91. “Live life as if everything is rigged in your favour.”


92. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.”― Rumi


93. “This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.”


94. Someone who does not run toward the allure of love walks a road where nothing lives. But this dove here senses the love hawk floating above, and waits, and will not be driven or scared to safety.” – Rumi


95. From understanding comes LOVE.” ― Rumi


96. Don’t wait any longer.


97. “Would you become a pilgrim on the road of love? The first condition is that you make yourself humble as dust and ashes.”


98. Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, through Love all pain will turn to medicine.” — Rumi


99. The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open.” ― Rumi


100. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.


101. There is a basket of fresh bread on your head, yet you go door to door asking for crusts.”― Rumi


102. Whatever happens, just keep smiling and lose yourself in love.


103. You are the honored guest. Do not weep like a beggar for pieces of the world.”― Rumi


104. Peaceful is the one who’s not concerned with having more or less.


105. The garden of the world has no limit except in your mind.


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


107. You’ve seen my descent, now watch my rising.”― Rumi


108. The angel is free because of his knowledge, the beast because of his ignorance. Between the two remains the son of man to struggle.”― Rumi


109. “With every breath, I plant the seeds of devotion, I am a farmer of the heart.”


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


111. Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” ― Rumi


112. Travel brings power and love back into your life.


113. Grace comes to forgive and then forgive again.


114. If I could repeat it, / people passing by would be enlightened and go free.” ― Rumi


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


116. Let us carve gems out of our stony hearts and let them light our path to love.” — Rumi


117. Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined.” – Rumi


118. The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open. Rumi


119. Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.


120. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.”― Rumi


121. “How can I know anything about the past or the future, when the light of the Beloved shines only Now.”


122. “Anyone who genuinely and consistently with both hands looks for something will find it.”


123. “Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open.”


124. You left and I cried tears of blood. My sorrow grows. It’s not just that You left. But when You left my eyes went with You. Now, how will I cry?” — Rumi


125. “There is a life force within your soul, seek that life. There is a gem in the mountain of your body, seek that mine. O traveller, if you are in search of that, don’t look outside, look inside yourself and seek that.”


126. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” – Rumi


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


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129. What is planted in each person’s soul will sprout.


130. “In each moment the fire rages, it will burn away a hundred veils. And carry you a thousand steps toward your goal.”


131. There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled.


132. I looked in temples, churches, and mosques. But I found the Divine within my heart.”― Rumi


133. “The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.”


134. wasn’t it first merely a thought and a quest?” – Rumi


135. “Achieve some perfection yourself, so that you may not fall into sorrow by seeing the perfection in others.”


136. As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.” – Rumi


137. I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was.


138. When I die, I shall soar with angels, and when I die to the angels, what I shall become you cannot imagine.” — Rumi


139. Such generosity has broken me with shame.”― Rumi


140. Everything about yesterday has gone with yesterday. Today, it is needed to say new things.” ― Rumi


141. “Lovers have heartaches that can’t be cured by drugs or sleep or games, but only by seeing their beloved.”


142. Whoever finds love beneath hurt and grief disappears into emptiness with a thousand new disguises.”― Rumi


143. For we live in the kingdom of joy.


144. Be certain that in the religion of Love there are no believers and unbelievers. LOVE embraces all.” ― Rumi


145. “Anything which is more than our necessity is poison. It may be power, wealth, hunger, ego, greed, laziness, love, ambition, hate or anything.”


146. You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.


147. Why should I be unhappy? Every parcel of my being is in full bloom.


148. the cypress tree is turning green, drunk with the forest. – Rumi


149. We may know who we are or we may not. We may be Muslims, Jews or Christians but until our hearts become the mould for every heart we will see only our differences.”― Rumi


150. Don’t wait any longer. Dive in the ocean, leave and let the sea be you. Rumi


151. We rarely hear the inward music, but we’re all dancing to it nevertheless.” – Rumi


152. Love is a river. Drink from it.”― Rumi


153. Don’t you know yet? It is your light that lights the worlds.” ― Rumi


154. “Patience is the key to joy.”


155. Why ever talk of miracles when you are destined to become infinite love.” ― Rumi


156. The Prophets accept all agony and trust it. For the water has never feared the fire.” – Rumi


157. “There’s a field somewhere beyond all doubt and wrongdoing. I’ll meet you there.”


158. I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within.” – Rumi


159. Look at the moon in the sky, not the one in the lake.” — Rumi


160. Death has nothing to do with going away. The sun sets. The moon sets. But they are not gone.


161. I have seen the king with a face of Glory, He who is the eye and the sun of heaven, He who is the companion and healer of all beings, He who is the soul and the universe that births souls. - Rumi


162. “There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?”


163. and everyone who sees it will


164. Open your hands if you want to be held.


165. The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.”― Rumi


166. Patience is the key to joy.


167. “Sit, be still, and listen.”


168. “Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” – Rumi


169. One of the marvels of the world: The sight of a soul sitting in prison with the key in its hand.” – Rumi


170. Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.


171. Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.


172. Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Cleverness is mere opinion. Bewilderment brings intuitive knowledge.


173. There is a voice that doesn’t use words, listen.


174. Love so needs to love


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176. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled.


177. Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open.


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


179. Find the sweetness in your own heart, then you may find the sweetness in every heart.” ― Rumi


180. Whatever happens, just keep smiling and lose yourself in love.” ― Rumi


181. Let yourself become living poetry.


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


183. Don’t get lost in your pain, know that one day your pain will become your cure.” ― Rumi


184. “You are not one you are a thousand. Just light your lantern.”


185. You are granite. I am an empty wine glass. You know what happens when we touch.”― Rumi


186. You are the seeker, the goal, and seeking itself. Not only a part of them.” ― Rumi


187. We are born of love; Love is our mother.” ― Rumi


188. When you seek love with all your heart you shall find its echo in the universe.” – Rumi


189. Love is the bridge between you and everything.” – Rumi


190. Grace comes to forgive and then forgive again.” – Rumi


191. Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.


192. Everyone has been made for some particular work and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.”― Rumi


193. Why are you so enchanted by this world, when a mine of gold lies within you?” – Rumi


194. Sunlight fell upon the wall; the wall received a borrowed splendor. Why set your heart on a piece of earth, O simple one? Seek out the source which shines forever.” — Rumi


195. Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.” ― Rumi


196. “Respond to every call that excites your spirit.”


197. Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” – Rumi


198. If I love myself, I love you. If I love you, I love myself.


199. By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.


200. What matters is how quickly you do what your soul directs.


201. Why should I be weary when every cell of my body is bursting with life?” ― Rumi


202. Do you know what you are? You are a manuscript oƒ a divine letter. You are a mirror reflecting a noble face. This universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you are already that.” ― Rumi


203. This is a subtle truth. Whatever you love you are.” – Rumi


204. Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.” – Rumi


205. Silence gives answers.” – Rumi


206. Open your hands if you want to be held.” – Rumi


207. You cannot hide love, love will get on its way to the heart of someone you love far or near, it goes home to where it belongs to the heart of lovers.” ― Rumi


208. Whether one moves slowly or with speed, the one who is a seeker will be a finder.


209. “Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.”


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


211. Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.


212. Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.”― Rumi


213. Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.


214. “As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.”


215. What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.


216. The rose’s rarest essence lives in the thorns.”― Rumi


217. The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.” — Rumi


218. The garden of the world has no limits except in your mind.” – Rumi


219. Let silence be the art you practice.


220. “Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.”


221. Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absentminded. Someone sober will worry about things going badly. Let the lover be.


222. Do not go in the direction of darkness –


223. Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you. Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion. Set your life on fire.


224. You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?


225. Be drunk with love, for love is all that exists.


226. Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.” – Rumi


227. Only from the heart can you touch the sky.” ― Rumi


228. When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.” – Rumi


229. I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think. Rumi


230. Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.” – Rumi


231. Love cannot be learned or taught. Love comes as Grace.” ― Rumi


232. Whatever lifts the corners of your mouth, trust that.


233. Thankfulness brings you to the place where the beloved lives.” – Rumi


234. “Grace comes to forgive and then forgive again.”


235. In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.” – Rumi


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


237. Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.” – Rumi


238. The world’s existence is not in the world.”― Rumi


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


240. Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must first of all destroy the old one. Rumi


241. We carry inside us the wonders we seek outside us.” ― Rumi


242. This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.


243. Giving thanks for abundance is sweeter than the abundance itself.” –


244. Love risks everything and asks for nothing.


245. “You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly.”


246. A pen went scribbling along. When it tried to write love, it broke.” ― Rumi


247. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. – Rumi


248. These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.


249. There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.”― Rumi


250. People want you to be happy, don’t keep serving them your pain.”


251. Give yourself a kiss. If you want to hold the beautiful one, hold yourself to yourself.” ― Rumi


252. Look past your thoughts, so you may drink the pure nectar of This Moment.”― Rumi


253. Look at the moon in the sky, not the one in the lake.


254. Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.


255. Free yourself from your own thoughts.” ― Rumi


256. Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love. Rumi


257. Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death. – Rumi


258. I should be suspicious of what I want.


259. Why should I be unhappy? Every parcel of my being is in full bloom.” – Rumi


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


261. If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?”― Rumi


262. Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.” — Rumi


263. “Be full of sorrow, that you may become a hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.”


264. Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” — Rumi


265. The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.


266. Be a helpful friend, and you will become a green tree with always new fruit, always deeper journeys into love.” – Rumi


267. Whenever sorrow comes, be kind to it. For God has placed a pearl in sorrow’s hand.”― Rumi


268. I am so close, I may look distant.


269. The very center of your heart is where life begins – the most beautiful place on earth.


270. Become the sky. Take an axe to the prison wall. Escape.


271. Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open?


272. Anyone who genuinely and consistently with both hands looks for something, will find it.


273. “the cypress tree is turning green, drunk with the forest.” – Rumi


274. Your breath touched my soul and I saw beyond all limits.”― Rumi


275. This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.” — Rumi


276. Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.


277. Sit, be still, and listen.


278. We all face death in the end. But on the way, be careful never to hurt a human heart!”― Rumi


279. Unbound by name and fame, he is free from sorrow from the world and mostly from himself.” – Rumi


280. Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.”― Rumi


281. There is a life-force within your soul, seek that life. There is a gem in the mountain of your body, seek that mine. O traveller, if you are in search of that, don’t look outside, look inside yourself and seek that.


282. Conventional opinion is the ruin of our souls.


283. You are not just a drop in the ocean, you are the mighty ocean in the drop.”― Rumi


284. Pain is a treasure, for it contains mercies.”― Rumi


285. “Look at the moon in the sky, not the one in the lake.”


286. Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. I have tried prudent planning long enough. From now on I’ll be mad.” – Rumi


287. Fruits ripen with a little warmth, not fire, / A furnace’s heat fruit does not require….”― Rumi


288. Fun Fact: Rumi was a traditional religious teacher until the age of 37 when he met Shams Tabrizi, a wandering dervish (a Muslim who tries to get closer to God by living in poverty). It was his friendship with Shamz that changed his life.


289. “You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?”


290. Whoever has heart’s doors wide open, could see the sun itself in every atom.


291. When you lose all sense of self, the bonds of a thousand chains will vanish.” ― Rumi


292. Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk.” – Rumi


293. The lion is most handsome when looking for food.


294. In every religion there is love, yet love has no religion.” – Rumi


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


296. Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.” – Rumi


297. Be patient where you sit in the dark. The dawn is coming.”― Rumi


298. The source of now is here.” — Rumi


299. “I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within.”


300. If the foot of the trees were not tied to earth, they would be pursuing me. For I have blossomed so much, I am the envy of the gardens.” – Rumi


301. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your myth.”


302. The rose’s rarest essence lives in the thorns.


303. “Be soulful. Be kind. Be in love.”


304. Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must first of all destroy the old one.” ― Rumi


305. I belong to no religion. My religion is love. Every heart is my temple.”― Rumi


306. What matters is how quickly you do what your soul directs.”― Rumi


307. In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.


308. There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?


309. You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?


310. These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.” ― Rumi


311. Looking up gives light, although at first it makes you dizzy.


312. Love is the bridge between you and everything. Rumi


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


314. So completely mixed with you, I may look separate.


315. as long as you are alive


316. be made glad and peaceful.” ― Rumi


317. Get yourself out of the way, and let joy have more space.”― Rumi


318. Keep silent, because the world of silence is a vast fullness. Rumi


319. Beyond the rightness or wrongness of things there is a field, I’ll meet you there.


320. Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. I have tried prudent planning long enough. From now on I’ll be mad.


321. The fault is in the one who blames. Spirit sees nothing to criticize.”― Rumi


322. “Patience with small details makes perfect a large work, like the universe.”


323. separation of you and your home


324. Although you see the pit, you cannot avoid it.”― Rumi


325. Love is the bridge between you and everything.


326. We often need to be refreshed.” ― Rumi


327. “Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends.” – Rumi


328. The desire to know your own soul will end all other desires.


329. Whoever finds love beneath hurt and grief disappears into emptiness with a thousand new disguises.


330. If you want to win hearts, sow the seeds of Love. If you want heaven, stop scattering thorns on the road.” ― Rumi


331. The garden of the world has no limit except in your mind.” – Rumi


332. Sometimes you hear a voice through the door calling you… This turning toward what you deeply love saves you.”― Rumi


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


334. “What is planted in each person’s soul will sprout.”


335. Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.” – Rumi


336. Let silence take you to the core of life.” – Rumi


337. “Beauty surrounds us, but usually, we need to be walking in a garden to know it.”


338. Don’t dismiss the heart, even if it’s filled with sorrow. God’s treasures are buried in broken hearts.” ― Rumi


339. You feel it, don’t you?


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


341. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again.” – Rumi


342. That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquility.” – Rumi


343. “The way the night knows itself with the moon, be that way with me. Or, alternately translated, Union is a raging river running toward the sea. Tonight the moon kisses the stars. O beloved, be like that to me.”


344. All that you think is rain is not. Behind the veil angels sometimes weep.


345. Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” — Rumi


346. That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, he said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.” ― Rumi


347. Dance until you shatter yourself.


348. Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.” – Rumi


349. Patience with small details makes perfect a large work, like the universe.” — Rumi


350. There is little one can say about love. It has to be lived, and it’s always in motion.”― Rumi


351. So out in the open, I appear hidden.


352. Either give me more wine or leave me alone.


353. May these vows and this marriage be blessed.” – Rumi


354. “Become the sky. Take an axe to the prison wall. Escape.”


355. Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place.”― Rumi


356. Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.


357. Would you become a pilgrim on the road of love? The first condition is that you make yourself humble as dust and ashes.” – Rumi


358. Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.


359. This is a subtle truth. Whatever you love you are.


360. A white flower grows in the quietness. / Let your tongue become that flower.” ― Rumi


361. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.


362. “Dance until you shatter yourself.”


363. I have neither a soul nor a body, for I come from the very Soul of all souls.” – Rumi


364. When you feel a peaceful joy, that’s when you are near the truth.” ― Rumi


365. “Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”


366. The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” – Rumi


367. Be an empty page, untouched by words.” — Rumi


368. your wings not to be dormant


369. You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.” – Rumi


370. “When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.”


371. Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love.” – Rumi


372. You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop. Rumi


373. “Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?”


374. “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” – Rumi


375. “Conventional opinion is the ruin of our souls.”


376. You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.


377. Your light is more magnificent than sunrise or sunset.


378. The soul is here for its own joy.


379. Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.” ― Rumi


380. What? Are you still pretending you are separate from the Beloved?” – Rumi


381. Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.


382. Travel brings power and love back into your life.” ― Rumi


383. beyond all doubt and wrongdoing.


384. The sun must come and illumine them.


385. “Whether one moves slowly or with speed, the one who is a seeker will be a finder.”


386. When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.


387. Either give me more wine or leave me alone.” – Rumi


388. “Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.”


389. I am in Love with Love and Love is in love with me.” ― Rumi


390. you must try more and more


391. Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction. Rumi


392. This turning toward what you deeply love saves you.


393. Work. Keep digging your well. Water is there somewhere.


394. ‎Dancing is not just getting up painlessly, like a leaf blown on the wind; dancing is when you tear your heart out and rise out of your body to hang suspended between the worlds.” – Rumi


395. Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion. Rumi


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


397. Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” – Rumi


398. I’ll meet you there.” – Rumi


399. “Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.”


400. “The garden of the world has no limit except in your mind.”


401. All my feelings have the color you desire to paint.” ― Rumi


402. “I lost my hat while gazing at the moon, and then I lost my mind.”


403. Caught by our own thoughts, we worry about everything.” – Rumi


404. The spirit is so near that you can’t see it! But reach for it… don’t be a jar, full of water, whose rim is always dry. Don’t be the rider who gallops all night and never sees the horse that is beneath him.


405. The minute I heard my first love story,


406. Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” – Rumi


407. Achieve some perfection yourself, so that you may not fall into sorrow by seeing the perfection in others.” – Rumi


408. “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”


409. But to the love of those who are clear joy,


410. Be soulful. Be kind. Be in love.


411. “The wealth within you, your essence, is your kingdom.”


412. When will you begin that long journey into yourself? Rumi


413. Let silence take you to the core of life.


414. What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.” ― Rumi


415. Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.


416. I said to the night, /. If you are in love with the moon, / it is because you never stay for long.” / The night turned to me and said, /. It is not my fault. I never see the Sun, / how can I know that love is endless?” ― Rumi


417. “Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Cleverness is mere opinion. Bewilderment brings intuitive knowledge.”


418. These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them. Rumi


419. To love is human. To feel pain is human. Yet to still love despite the pain is pure angel.” – Rumi


420. make your last journey


421. The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.


422. If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?


423. Caught by our own thoughts, we worry about everything.


424. That moon which the sky never saw even in dreams has risen again.” ― Rumi


425. I want your sun to reach my raindrops, so your heat can raise my soul upward like a cloud.”― Rumi


426. Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.” – Rumi


427. There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?” – Rumi


428. Because I cannot sleep I make music in the night”― Rumi


429. Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the river. Listen to the ocean. – Rumi


430. Your radiance shines in every atom of creation yet our petty desires keep it hidden.” ― Rumi


431. When I am silent, I fall into the place where everything is music.


432. “Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.” – Rumi


433. All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony. Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.” – Rumi


434. Be grateful for your life, every detail of it,


435. Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.


436. And so it is, that both the devil and the angelic spirits present us with objects of desire to awaken our power of choice.


437. Discard yourself and thereby regain yourself. Spread the trap of humility and ensnare love.


438. Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet, faqih, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic


439. They say there is a doorway from heart to heart, but what is the use of a door when there are no walls?” ― Rumi


440. “The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.”


441. Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.


442. This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.” – Rumi


443. Enough of words. Come to me without a sound.” ― Rumi


444. I don’t know why; when I look at you, I see myself.” ― Rumi


445. Inside any deep asking is the answering.


446. Real name: Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī


447. “Let go of your mind and then be mindful. Close your ears and listen.”


448. If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.” – Rumi


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


450. In the blackest of your moments, wait with no fear.” – Rumi


451. For there are hopes: they are real, they exist –


452. Only from the heart can you touch the sky. Rumi


453. The soul has been given its own ears to hear things mind does not understand.


454. Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty.” — Rumi


455. Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness.


456. The minute I heard my first love story, started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along. - Rumi


457. With every breath, I plant the seeds of devotion, I am a farmer of the heart.


458. “Work. Keep digging your well. Water is there somewhere.”


459. Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty.


460. Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought! – Rumi


461. The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.” – Rumi


462. But listen to me. For one moment quit being sad. Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you.”― Rumi


463. I have neither a soul nor a body, for I come from the very Soul of all souls.


464. Related: Why is Rumi the best-selling poet in the US? (bbc.com)


465. In each moment the fire rages, it will burn away a hundred veils. And carry you a thousand steps toward your goal.


466. Wherever you stand, be the soul of that place.” – Rumi


467. Stay in the spiritual fire. Let it cook you.” ― Rumi


468. You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?” — Rumi


469. sing those words.” – Rumi


470. I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within.


471. Shine like the whole universe is yours.”― Rumi


472. Woman is a ray of God. She is not that earthly beloved: she is creative, not created.” — Rumi


473. What are mere pearls when you’ll become the ocean, / And that bright sun with its revolving motion!”― Rumi


474. “To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.”


475. Whatever purifies you is the right path, I will not try to define it.”― Rumi


476. If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.


477. Laugh as much as you breathe. Love as long as you live.” – Rumi


478. To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.


479. You have within you more love than you could ever understand.” ― Rumi


480. When you do things from the soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” ― Rumi


481. “Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.”


482. Since Love has made ruins of my heart


483. If you are seeking, seek us with joy


484. I lost my hat while gazing at the moon, and then I lost my mind.


485. Concentrate on the Essence, concentrate on the light.


486. The time has come to turn your heart into a temple of fire.


487. Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wild flowers will come up where you are.


488. Wherever you stand, be the soul of that place.


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


490. I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” ― Rumi


491. Either be as you appear, or appear as you are.”― Rumi


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


493. It’s your road and yours alone others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.” ― Rumi


494. Love sometimes wants to do us a great favor: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.


495. Let the beauty we love be what we do.


496. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live.


497. Are you jealous of the ocean’s generosity? / Why would you refuse to give / this love to anyone? / Fish don’t hold the sacred liquid in cups! / They swim in the huge, fluid freedom.” ― Rumi


498. Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.” – Rumi


499. Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.” – Rumi


500. Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.” ― Rumi


501. “I know you’re tired but come, this is the way.”


502. “The message behind the words is the voice of the heart.”


503. Be kind to yourself, dear – to our innocent follies. Forget any sounds or touch you knew that did not help you dance. You will come to see that all evolves us.” – Rumi


504. I should be suspicious of what I want.” – Rumi


505. The lion is most handsome when looking for food.”― Rumi


506. You hurt and have sharp desire, / yet your presence is a healing calm.” ― Rumi


507. Love rests on no foundation. It is an endless ocean, with no beginning or end.”― Rumi


508. “Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” – Rumi


509. “Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the river. Listen to the ocean.” – Rumi


510. “The world is a mountain, in which your words are echoed back to you.”


511. The wealth within you, your essence, is your kingdom.” – Rumi


512. There’s a field somewhere


513. Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?” – Rumi


514. The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.


515. Patience with small details makes perfect a large work, like the universe.


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


517. The wound is the place where the light enters you.


518. If you are looking for a friend who is faultless, you will be friendless.” – Rumi


519. Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.


520. The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.” – Rumi


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


522. Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.


523. “Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty.”


524. Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.” – Rumi


525. Let your teacher be love itself.


526. A wealth you cannot imagine flows through you. Do not consider what strangers say. Be secluded in your secret heart-house, that bowl of silence.” – Rumi


527. “Either give me more wine or leave me alone.”


528. Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.” – Rumi


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


530. “Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought.”


531. When the light returns to its source, it takes nothing of what it has illuminated.”― Rumi


532. Keep your intelligence white hot and your grief glistening so your life will stay fresh.”― Rumi


533. Achieve some perfection yourself, so that you may not fall into sorrow by seeing the perfection in others.


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


535. “Whatever purifies you is the right path, I will not try to define it.”


536. Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.


537. We love that s why life is full of so many wonderful gifts.”― Rumi


538. I am filled with you. Skin, blood, bone, brain, and soul. There’s no room for lack of trust, or trust. Nothing in this existence but that existence.” – Rumi


539. Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.


540. Don’t you know yet? It is your light that lights the worlds.


541. Let silence be the art you practice.” – Rumi


542. its song will never hurt you, for I


543. “There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again.”


544. What you seek is seeking you.


545. Your heart is the size of an ocean . Go find yourself in its hidden depths.”― Rumi


546. Why struggle to open a door between us when the whole wall is an illusion?”― Rumi


547. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.


548. Respond to every call that excites your spirit.” ― Rumi


549. Reason is powerless in the expression of love.


550. “When I am silent, I fall into the place where everything is music.”


551. Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter.” ― Rumi


552. Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.” – Rumi


553. When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” – Rumi


554. “Whoever has heart’s doors wide open, could see the sun itself in every atom.”


555. Every object, every being, is a jar full of delight. –Rumi


556. “The source of now is here.”


557. “If the foot of the trees were not tied to the earth, they would be pursuing me. For I have blossomed so much, I am the envy of the gardens.”


558. “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.”


559. With life as short as a half taken breath, don’t plant anything but love.”― Rumi


560. Dear soul, don’t set a high value on someone before they deserve it; You either lose them or ruin yourself…!” – Rumi


561. In each moment the fire rages, it will burn away a hundred veils. And carry you a thousand steps toward your goal.” – Rumi


562. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere.


563. “And so it is, that both the devil and the angelic spirits present us with objects of desire to awaken our power of choice.”


564. As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.


565. Wisdom tells us we are not worthy; love tells us we are. My life flows between the two.


566. “Let yourself become living poetry.”


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


568. Don’t turn away. Keep your gaze on the bandaged place. That’s where the light enters you.”― Rumi


569. He who has led you so far will guide you further.”― Rumi


570. Lovers have heartaches that can’t be cured by drugs or sleep, or games, but only by seeing their beloved.” – Rumi


571. Not only the thirsty seek the water, the water as well seeks the thirsty.”― Rumi


572. The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you.” – Rumi


573. Respond to every call that excites your spirit.


574. The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.”― Rumi


575. “Let us carve gems out of our stony hearts and let them light our path to love.”


576. I consent to receiving emails and personalized ads.


577. The morning wind spreads its fresh smell. We must get up and take that in, that wind that lets us live. Breathe before it’s gone.”― Rumi


578. You are not one you are a thousand. Just light your lantern.


579. 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.


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


581. Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.


582. When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.


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


584. Seek the sound that never ceases. Seek the sun that never sets.


585. All people on the planet are children, except for a very few. No one is grown up except those free of desire.” ― Rumi


586. If I love myself, I love you. If I love you, I love myself.” – Rumi


587. Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.


588. What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle. Rumi


589. “Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.”


590. Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought.


591. Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.” ― Rumi


592. “I have seen the king with a face of Glory, He who is the eye and the sun of heaven, He who is the companion and healer of all beings, He who is the soul and the universe that births souls.” – Rumi


593. “There is one way of breathing that is shameful and constricted. Then, there’s another way: a breath of love that takes you all the way to infinity.”


594. Come out of the circle of time and into the circle of love.” ― Rumi


595. When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep.” ― Rumi


596. Love risks everything and asks for nothing.” ― Rumi


597. In the blackest of your moments, wait with no fear.


598. You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly.


599. I tell you: suns exist.” – Rumi


600. Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.” ― Rumi

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