September 30, 1207 - December 17, 1273

95 Greatest Quotes By Rumi

If you want money more than anything, you'll be bought and sold your whole life. Rumi
What you are seeking is also seeking you. Rumi
Oh, bird of my soul, fly away now, For I possess a hundred fortified towers. Rumi
You know how it is. Sometimes we plan a trip to one place, but something takes us to another. Rumi
Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words. Rumi
Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love. Rumi
And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself? Rumi
In every religion there is love, yet love has no religion. Rumi
Protect yourself......from your own thoughts. Rumi
Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness. Rumi
What comes, will go. What is found, will be lost again. But what you are is beyond coming and going and beyond description. Rumi
We are born of love; Love is our mother. Rumi
If words come out of the heart, they will enter the heart. Rumi
The cure for pain is in the pain. Rumi
Not the ones speaking the same language, but the ones sharing the same feeling understand each other. Rumi
What shall I say, O Muslims, I know not myself, I am neither a Christian, nor a Jew, nor a Zoroastrian, nor a Muslim. Rumi
Find the sweetness in your own heart, then you may find the sweetness in every heart. Rumi
Give your weakness to one who helps. Rumi
Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. Rumi
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. Rumi
Don't get lost in your pain, know that one day your pain will become your cure. Rumi
Be patient where you sit in the dark. The dawn is coming. Rumi
The garden of the world has no limits, except in your mind. Rumi
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Rumi
You don't live on the earth, you are passing through it. Rumi
The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart. Rumi
The mind says there is nothing beyond the physical world; the HEART says there is, and I've been there many times. Rumi
The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore. Rumi
A Candle never Loses any of its Light while Lighting up another candle. Rumi
The moment I first heard love I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes. Rumi
Happy is the moment we sit together, with two forms, with two faces, yet one soul. You and I. Rumi
Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it. Rumi
Either give me more wine or leave me alone. 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
Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees. Rumi
Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about… say yes quickly, if you know, if you’ve known it from before the beginning of the universe. Rumi
You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens. Rumi
Life is balance of holding on and letting go. Rumi
Do not seek water, get thirst. Rumi
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
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. Rumi
İstediğin bir şey olmuyorsa ya daha iyisi olacağı için ya da gerçekten de olmaması gerektiği için olmuyordur. Rumi
Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you. Rumi
Plant the love of the holy ones within your spirit; don't give your heart to anything, but the love of those whose hearts are glad. Rumi
God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one. Rumi
To love is human. To feel pain is human. Yet to still love despite the pain is pure angel. Rumi
There are as many ways of loving as there are people, and that wildflower variety is the great beauty of this dimension of existence. Rumi
There is an invisible strength within us; when it recognizes two opposing objects of desire, it grows stronger. Rumi
When the world pushes you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray. Rumi
These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them. Rumi
The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along. Rumi
Whoever's calm and sensible is insane! Rumi
You know the value of every article of merchandise, but if you don't know the value of your own soul, it's all foolishness. Rumi