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  1. Wherever you are, whatever you do, be in love.


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


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


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




  5. Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.


  6. Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.


  7. Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth.

    • love

  8. 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.

    • inspirational

  9. 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.

    • love

  10. Inside you there's an artist you don't know about. He's not interested in how things look different in moonlight.


  11. Only from the heart Can you touch the sky.

    • love

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


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

    • inspirational

  14. Pain is a treasure, for it contains mercies...


  15. Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.


  16. Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of moon.

    • inspirational

  17. 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.


  18. I died a mineral, and became a plant. I died a plant and rose an animal. I died an animal and I was man. Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?


  19. Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be.

    • love

  20. We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.

    • inspirational

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


  22. Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.


  23. If in thirst you drink water from a cup, you see God in it. Those who are not in love with God will see only their own faces in it.


  24. 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.


  25. 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.

    • inspirational

  26. A thousand half-loves must be forsaken to take one whole heart home.

    • love

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


  28. Flow down and down in always widening rings of being.

    • inspirational

  29. Reason is like an officer when the king appears. The officer then loses his power and hides himself. Reason is the shadow cast by God; Go is the sun.


  30. There is an invisible strength within us; when it recognizes two opposing objects of desire, it grows stronger.




Rumi image quotes

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  1. Picture quote by Rumi about changes

    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?


  2. Picture quote by Rumi about wisdom

    I asked, Why I received only this? A voice replied, Only this will lead you to that.


  3. Picture quote by Rumi about desire

    You show you worth by what you seek.


  4. Picture quote by Rumi about love

    Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth.


  5. Picture quote by Rumi about wonder

    We seek outside the wonders we carry inside us.


  6. Picture quote by Rumi about idea

    Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there.


  7. Picture quote by Rumi about love

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


  8. Picture quote by Rumi about calmness

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


  9. Picture quote by Rumi about inspirational

    Escape from the black cloud that surrounds you. Then you will see your own light as radiant as the full moon.


  10. Picture quote by Rumi about heart

    Only from the heart can you touch the sky.


  11. Picture quote by Rumi about guide

    Ho who has led you so far will guide you further.


  12. Picture quote by Rumi about wisdom

    If we are irritated, by every rub, how will we be polished?


  13. Picture quote by Rumi about clean

    Be like melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.


  14. Picture quote by Rumi about inner

    Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.


  15. Picture quote by Rumi about soul

    Come out here where the roses have opened. Let soul and world meet.


  16. Picture quote by Rumi about speak

    Since in order to speak, one must first listen, learn to speak by listening.


  17. Picture quote by Rumi about love

    Love will find its way through all languages on its own.


  18. Picture quote by Rumi about troubles

    The moment you accept what troubles you've been given, the door will open.


  19. Picture quote by Rumi about personality

    Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again; for I am like the moon, you will see me with a new face everyday.


  20. Picture quote by Rumi about inner

    These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.


  21. Picture quote by Rumi about knowledge

    The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.


  22. Picture quote by Rumi about motivational

    If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.


  23. Picture quote by Rumi about dream

    Everything in the universe is whithin you. Ask all from yourself.


  24. Picture quote by Rumi about self

    Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all for yourself.


  25. Picture quote by Rumi about light

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


  26. Picture quote by Rumi about love

    Be foolish in love, because love is all there is.


  27. Picture quote by Rumi about love

    Love is the bridge between you and everything.


  28. Picture quote by Rumi about passion

    Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.


  29. Picture quote by Rumi about motivational

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


  30. Picture quote by Rumi about life

    I learned that every mortal will taste death, but only some will taste life.


  31. Picture quote by Rumi about live

    Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious.


  32. Picture quote by Rumi about perception

    If you eyes are opened, you'll see the things worth seeing.


  33. Picture quote by Rumi about grieve

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


  34. Picture quote by Rumi about self

    If you want to hold the beautiful one, hold yourself to yourself.


  35. Picture quote by Rumi about hope

    Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.


  36. Picture quote by Rumi about character

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


  37. Picture quote by Rumi about inspirational

    Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.


  38. Picture quote by Rumi about listen

    There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.


  39. Picture quote by Rumi about joy

    When you feel a peaceful joy, that's when you are near truth.


  40. Picture quote by Rumi about motivational

    If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.


  41. Picture quote by Rumi about answer

    Look for the answer inside your question.


  42. Picture quote by Rumi about inspirational

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


  43. Picture quote by Rumi about life

    Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.


  44. Picture quote by Rumi about heart

    You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.


  45. Picture quote by Rumi about spirit

    Respond to every call that excites your spirit.


  46. Picture quote by Rumi about inner

    Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of their heart.


  47. Picture quote by Rumi about motivational

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


  48. Picture quote by Rumi about love

    I will be waiting here, for you silence to break, for your soul to shake, for your love to wake.


  49. Picture quote by Rumi about love

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


  50. Picture quote by Rumi about kindness

    When we practice loving kindness and compassion we are the first ones to profit.


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About Rumi

Name Rumi
About Known to the English-speaking world simply as Rumi , was a 13th century Persian (Tādjīk) poet
Quotes 73 quotes
Nationality Persian
Profession Poet
Birthday 30 September 1207
Top topics love, heart, inspirational, soul, beauty

Where is Rumi from? Rumi is Persian who said awesome wise words. Well-known and respected in Persian society for wise sayings. The following quotations and images represent the Persian nature embed in Rumi's character.

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What are the best love quotes by Rumi?


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

    • love

    Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.

    • friendship

    Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth.

    • love

    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.

    • inspirational

    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.

    • love

    Only from the heart Can you touch the sky.

    • love

    Let the beauty we love be what we do.

    • beauty

    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.

    • cause

    Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be.

    • love

    Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.

    • yourself

    If in thirst you drink water from a cup, you see God in it. Those who are not in love with God will see only their own faces in it.

    • god

    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.

    • inspirational

    A thousand half-loves must be forsaken to take one whole heart home.

    • love

    However much I might try to expound or explain Love, when I come to Love itself, I am ashamed of my explanations... Love alone can explain the mysteries of love and lovers.

    • love

    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.

    • love

    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.


    We are born of love; Love is our mother.

    • love

    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.

    • love

    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.

    • love

    The moment I first heard love I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes.

    • love

    Love will find its way through all languages on its own.

    • love

    The gifts of lovers to one another are, in respect to love, nothing but forms; yet, they testify to invisible love.

    • love

    I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The Soul calls from within me: 'You, ignorant of the way of Love, set Me free.'

    • love

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What are the best heart quotes by Rumi?


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

    • desire

    Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more -- more unseen forms become manifest to him.


    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.

    • life

    Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.


    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.


    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.

    • love

    If you find the mirror of the heart dull, the rust has not been cleared from its face.


    The moment I first heard love I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes.

    • love

    That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquillity.

    • heart

    The way the Beloved can fit in my heart, two thousand lives could fit in this body of mine. One kernel could contain a thousand bushels, and a hundred worlds pass through the eye of the needle.

    • heart

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What are the best inspirational quotes by Rumi?


    Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.

    • inspirational

    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.

    • inspirational

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

    • inspirational

    Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of moon.

    • inspirational

    We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.

    • inspirational

    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.

    • inspirational

    Flow down and down in always widening rings of being.

    • inspirational

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What are the best soul quotes by Rumi?


    Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I'll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.

    • friendship

    Oh, bird of my soul, fly away now, For I possess a hundred fortified towers.


    Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.

    • friend

    The moment I first heard love I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes.

    • love

    I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The Soul calls from within me: 'You, ignorant of the way of Love, set Me free.'

    • love

    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.

    • soul

    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.

    • soul

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What are the best beauty quotes by Rumi?


    Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth.

    • love

    Let the beauty we love be what we do.

    • beauty

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

    • beauty

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More quotes by Rumi

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You've come to know the fortunate and the inauspicious stars, but you don't know whether you yourself are fortunate or lucky.


However much I might try to expound or explain Love, when I come to Love itself, I am ashamed of my explanations... Love alone can explain the mysteries of love and lovers.

  • love

Pilgrimage to the place of the wise is to find escape from the flame of separateness.


The way the Beloved can fit in my heart, two thousand lives could fit in this body of mine. One kernel could contain a thousand bushels, and a hundred worlds pass through the eye of the needle.

  • heart



That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquillity.

  • heart

We are born of love; Love is our mother.

  • love

در غم ما روزها بی گاه شد روزها با سوزها همراه شد


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


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


Beg of God the removal of envy, that God may deliver you from externals, and bestow upon you an inward occupation, which will absorb you so that your attention is not drawn away.

  • god

What shall I say, O Muslims, I know not myself, I am neither a Christian, nor a Jew, nor a Zoroastrian, nor a Muslim.


Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more -- more unseen forms become manifest to him.

  • heart

Love will find its way through all languages on its own.

  • love

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.

  • simple

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.

  • love

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.

  • soul

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


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


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.

  • love

When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.


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.

  • soul

This is the essence of all sciences - that you should know who you will be when the Day of Reckoning arrives.


May these vows and this marriage be blessed.


If you find the mirror of the heart dull, the rust has not been cleared from its face.

  • mirror

You are quaffing drink from a hundred fountains: whenever any of these hundred yields less, your pleasure is diminished. But when the sublime fountain gushes from within you, no longer need you steal from the other fountains.


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


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

  • beauty

Water, stories, the body, all the things we do, are mediums that hid and show what's hidden.


May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise.

  • marriage

The Eternal looked upon me for a moment with His eye of power, and annihilated me in His being, and become manifest to me in His essence. I saw I existed through Him.


The gifts of lovers to one another are, in respect to love, nothing but forms; yet, they testify to invisible love.

  • love

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.

  • love

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.

  • life

The moment I first heard love I gave up my soul, my heart, and my eyes.

  • love

Return from existence to nonexistence. You are seeking the Lord and you belong to him. Nonexistence is a place of income; flee it not. This existence of more and less is a place of expenditure.

  • spirituality

Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.


Oh, bird of my soul, fly away now, For I possess a hundred fortified towers.

  • soul

I spent millons of years in the worldof inorganic thingsas a star, as a rock...Then I died and became a plant--Forgetting my former existencebecause of its othernessThen I died and became an animal--Forgetting my life as a plantexcept for inclinations in the seasonof spring and sweet herbs--like the inclination of babestoward their mother's breastThen I died and became a humanMy intelligence ripened, awakeningfrom greed and self-seekingto become wise and knowingI behold a hundred thousandintelligences most marvelousand remember my former statesand inclinationsAnd when I die againI will soar past the angelsto places I cannot imagineNow, what have I ever lost by dying?

  • death

I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The Soul calls from within me: 'You, ignorant of the way of Love, set Me free.'

  • love

You left and I cried tears of blood. My sorrow grows. Its not just that You left. But when You left my eyes went with You. Now, how will I cry?


Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.

  • friend

I am neither of the East nor of the West, no boundaries exist within my breast.


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

  • god


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Who is Rumi? Some facts about Rumi from biography. Known to the English-speaking world simply as Rumi , was a 13th century Persian (Tādjīk) poet, Islamic jurist, and theologian. Rumi is a descriptive name meaning "the Roman" since he lived most parts of his life in Anatolia which had been part of the Roman Empire until the Seljuq conquest two... Read more about Rumi on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Rumi on YouTube. Browse a lot of books about Rumi on Amazon to get more reference.

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