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. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.
Wherever you are, whatever you do, be in love.
If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.
Width of life is more important than length of life.
Carry your heart through this world like a life-giving sun
To be free of belief and unbelief is my religion.
To get what you love, you must first be patient with what you hate.
Whoever says that all music is prohibited, let him also claim that the songs of birds are prohibited.
Dear friend, Your heart is a polished mirror.
You must wipe it dean of the veil of dust that has gathered upon it, because it is destined to reflect the light of divine secrets.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
When the world pushes you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray.
Half of disbelief in Allah in the world is caused by people who make religion look ugly due to their bad conduct and ignorance
Desires make slaves out of kings and patience makes kings out of slaves.
Do not allow your heart to take pleasure with the praises of people, nor be saddened by their condemnation.
My friend, let's not think of tomorrow, but let's enjoy this fleeting moment of life.
There are no incurable diseases — only the lack of will.
There are no worthless herbs — only the lack of knowledge.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive.
Your love Should never be offered to the mouth of a Stranger, Only to someone Who has the valor and daring To cut pieces of their soul off with a knife Then weave them into a blanket To protect you.
The value of three things is justly appreciated by all classes of men: youth, by the old; health, by the diseased; and wealth, by the needy.
I once asked a bird, how is it that you fly in this gravity of darkness? She responded, 'love lifts me.'
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.
Last night I begged the Wise One to tell me the secret of the world.
Gently, gently, he whispered, "Be quiet, the secret cannot be spoken, It is wrapped in silence."
Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.
I wish I could show you...the astonishing light of your own being.
Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love
A man of bad character punishes his own soul.
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.
People count with self-satisfaction the number of times they have recited the name of God on their prayer beads, but they keep no beads for reckoning the number of idle words they speak.
Does money upset the hearts of learned men? He answered, "men whose hearts are changed by money are not learned"
If we are irritated, by every rub, how will we be polished?
Fear is the cheapest room in the house. I would like to see you living in better conditions.
How sad, a heart that does not know how to love, that does not know what it is to be drunk with love. If you are not in love, how can you enjoy the blinding light of the sun, the soft light of the moon?
I am in love with every church And mosque And temple And any kind of shrine Because I know it is there That people say the different names Of the One God.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.
Don't get lost in your pain, know that one day your pain will become your cure.
Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends.
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?
I fear God the most, but after Him, I fear those who don't fear Him.
You who feel no pain at the suffering of others It is not fitting for you to be called human.
You yourself are your own obstacle, rise above yourself.
As far as you can avoid it, do not give grief to anyone.
Never inflict your rage on another. If you hope for eternal rest, feel the pain yourself; but don’t hurt others.
Do not look back, No one knows how the world ever began.
Do not fear the future, Nothing lasts forever. If you dwell on the past or future, You will miss the moment.
I LOVE my friends neither with my heart nor with my mind.
Just in case... HEART might stop. MIND can forget. I Love them with my Soul. SOUL never stops or forgets.
Let yourself be drawn by the strange pull of what you love. It will not lead you astray.
The way to paradise is an uphill climb whereas hell is downhill.
Hence, there is a struggle to get to paradise and not to hell.
Don't sit and wait. Get out there, feel life. Touch the sun, and immerse in the sea.
A wise man among the ignorant is as a beautiful girl in the company of blind men.
Drink wine. This is life eternal. This is all that youth will give you. It is the season for wine, roses and drunken friends. Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.
Human beings are members of a whole, In creation of one essence and soul.
If one member is afflicted with pain, Other members uneasy will remain. If you have no sympathy for human pain, The name of human you cannot retain.
Listen; this world is the lunatic's sphere , Don't always agree it's real, Even with my feet upon it And the postman knowing my door My address is somewhere else.
There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.
When you do not know the nature of the malady, leave it to nature;
do not strive to hasten matters. For either nature will bring about the cure or it will itself reveal clearly what the malady really is.
You must convince your heart that whatever Allah has decreed is most appropriate and most beneficial for you.