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65 Inspiring Rumi Quotes (PERSIAN POET)

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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.
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.
Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.
Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.
These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.
These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.
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.
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.
When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.
When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
The wound is the place where the Light enters you.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.
Wherever you stand be the soul of that place.
Wherever you stand be the soul of that place.

20 Wise Rumi Quotes About Life to Live By (WISDOM)

Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.
Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.
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.
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.
It’s your road, and yours alone, others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
It’s your road, and yours alone, others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.
When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.
The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open.
The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Cleverness is mere opinion. Bewilderment brings intuitive knowledge.
Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Cleverness is mere opinion. Bewilderment brings intuitive knowledge.
If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished
If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?
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.
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.
Know that one day your pain will become your cure.
Know that one day your pain will become your cure.
Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.
Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.
The lion is most handsome when looking for food.
The lion is most handsome when looking for food.
Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wild flowers will come up where you are.
Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wild flowers will come up where you are.
To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.
To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.
Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.
Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.
Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.
Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.
There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again.
There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again.
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.
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.

11 Inspiring Rumi Quotes on Love

Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.
Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.
Love is the bridge between you and everything.
Love is the bridge between you and everything.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction. 
Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.
Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.
Would you become a pilgrim on the road of love The first condition is that you make yourself humble as dust and ashes.
Would you become a pilgrim on the road of love? The first condition is that you make yourself humble as dust and ashes.
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.
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.
You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.
You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.
Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.
Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.
Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends.
Your heart and my heart are very, very old friends.
Reason is powerless in the expression of love.
Reason is powerless in the expression of love.
This is a subtle truth. Whatever you love you are.
This is a subtle truth. Whatever you love you are.

11 Motivational Rumi Quotes that Will Inspire Change

What you seek is seeking you.
What you seek is seeking you.
Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.
Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.
Don’t you know yet It is your light that lights the worlds.
Don’t you know yet? It is your light that lights the worlds.
You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?
You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?
What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.
What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.
Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.
My soul is from elsewhere, I'm sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must first of all destroy the old one.
Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must first of all destroy the old one.
Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah… it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.
Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah… it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.
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
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?

13 Rumi Quotes on Life on Happiness

Why should I be unhappy Every parcel of my being is in full bloom.
Why should I be unhappy? Every parcel of my being is in full bloom.
Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.
Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.
Every mortal will taste DEATH but only some will taste LIFE.
Every mortal will taste DEATH but only some will taste LIFE.
Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.
Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.
Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.
Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.
Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open.
Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open.
The very center of your heart is where life begins – the most beautiful place on earth.
The very center of your heart is where life begins – the most beautiful place on earth.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.
Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.
Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.
Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.
I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within.
I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within.
I know you’re tired but come, this is the way.
I know you’re tired but come, this is the way.

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