Rumi Quotes

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Rumi Quotes and Quotations

A secret freedom opens through a crevice you can barely see. ~Rumi

And don't think the garden loses its ecstasy in winter. It's quiet, but the roots are down there riotous. ~Rumi

And even if this world burns up hidden harps will still play here. ~Rumi

And if you are a rose, I am rose-shadow. ~Rumi

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

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

Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself. ~Rumi

Be occupied, then, with what you really value and let the thief take something else. ~Rumi

Become the sky. Take an axe to the prison wall. Escape. ~Rumi

Before death takes away what you are given, give away what there is to give. ~Rumi

Rumi Quotes and Quotations

Birdsong brings relief to my longing. I am just as ecstatic as they are, but with nothing to say. ~Rumi

Can you find another market like this? Where, with your one rose, you can buy hundreds of rose gardens? ~Rumi

Come sit with me! Let us drink the holy wine of happiness. ~Rumi

Dance in the middle of fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you're perfectly free. ~Rumi

Daylight, full of small dancing particles. Can you see them when I whisper in your ear? ~Rumi

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

Don't turn away. Keep your gaze on the bandaged place. That's where the light enters you. ~Rumi

Even when tied in a thousand knots, the string is still but one. ~Rumi

Gamble everything for love, if you're a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. ~Rumi

Half-heartedness doesn't reach into majesty. You set out to find God, but then you keep stopping for long periods at meanspirited roadhouses. ~Rumi

Rumi Quotes and Quotations

He is a letter to everyone. You open it. It says, Live. ~Rumi

Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you. ~Rumi

How can I know anything about the past or the future, when the light of the Beloved shines only Now. ~Rumi

How will you know the difficulties of being human, if you're always flying off to blue perfection? ~Rumi

I am a drunkard from another kind of tavern. I dance to a silent tune. I am the symphony of stars. ~Rumi

I am iron resisting the most enormous magnet there is. ~Rumi

I cannot stop asking. If I could taste one sip of an answer, I could break out of this prison for drunks. ~Rumi

I have lived on the lip of insanity, wanting to know reasons, knocking on a door. It opens. I've been knocking from the inside! ~Rumi

I turn all thorn then, but you come back again and make my thorniness fragrant and pink and petaled. ~Rumi

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

Rumi Quotes and Quotations

If all you can do is crawl, start crawling. ~Rumi

If these poems repeat themselves, then so does Spring. ~Rumi

If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished? ~Rumi

If you could untie your wings and free your soul of jealousy, you and everyone around you would fly up like doves. ~Rumi

If you yearn for holy felicity, shed your arrogance and become a seeker of hearts. ~Rumi

Ignorance is God's prison. Knowing is God's palace. ~Rumi

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

In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. ~Rumi

Inside of us, there's a continual autumn. Our leaves fall and are blown out over the water. ~Rumi

Is what I say true? Say yes quickly, if you know, if you've known it from before the beginning of the universe. ~Rumi

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Isn't it time to turn your heart into a temple of fire? ~Rumi

Keep knocking, and the joy inside will eventually open a window and look out to see who's there. ~Rumi

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

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

Lightning, your presence from ground to sky, no one knows what becomes of me, when you take me so quickly. ~Rumi

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

Love's secret is always lifting its head out from under the covers - "Here I am!" ~Rumi

My head is bursting with the joy of the unknown. My heart is expanding a thousand fold. ~Rumi

No one knows what makes the soul wake up so happy! Maybe a dawn breeze has blown the veil from the face of God. ~Rumi

Now is the time to unite the soul and the world. Now is the time to see the sunlight dancing as one with the shadows. ~Rumi

Rumi Quotes and Quotations

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

Out beyond ideas of rightdoing and wrongdoing, there is a field. I will meet you there. ~Rumi

Purify your eyes, and see the pure world. Your life will fill with radiant forms. ~Rumi

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. ~Rumi

Something opens our wings, something makes boredom and hurt disappear. ~Rumi

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

Stop the words now. Open the window in the center of your chest, and let the spirits fly in and out. ~Rumi

Take sips of this pure wine being poured. Don't mind that you've been given a dirty cup. ~Rumi

The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don't go back to sleep. ~Rumi

The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruit other than sorrow and joy. ~Rumi

Rumi Quotes and Quotations

The ocean of the body crashes against the ocean of the heart. Between them is a barrier they cannot cross. ~Rumi

The wound is the place where the Light enters you. ~Rumi

There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth. ~Rumi

There is a morning inside you waiting to burst open into Light. ~Rumi

There is a way of breathing that's a shame and a suffocation and there's another way of expiring, a love breath, that lets you open infinitely. ~Rumi

This drunkenness began in some other tavern. When I get back around to that place, I'll be completely sober. ~Rumi

This is how we are with wine and beautiful food... we want and we get drunk with wanting, then the headache and bitterness afterward. ~Rumi

This world's existence is one night long. There's a great lively gathering that night, but some people sleep through it. ~Rumi

Tonight the moon kisses the stars. ~Rumi

Try another way of looking. Try you looking and the whole universe seeing. ~Rumi

Rumi Quotes and Quotations

Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wildflowers will come up where you are. ~Rumi

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

When you do things from your soul you feel a river moving in you, a joy. When action come from another section, the feeling disappears. ~Rumi

Where will you plant your grief-seeds? We need ground to scrape and hoe, not the sky of unspecified desire. ~Rumi

Who gets up early to discover the moment light begins? ~Rumi

Whosoever knoweth the power of the dance, dwelleth in God. ~Rumi

Why are you so enchanted by this world, when a mine of gold lies within you? ~Rumi

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

Why should I stay at the bottom of a well, when a strong rope is in my hand? ~Rumi

Work in the invisible world at least as hard as you do in the visible. ~Rumi

Rumi Quotes and Quotations

You are a fountain of the sun's light. I am a willow shadow on the ground. You make my raggedness silky. ~Rumi

You fill yourself with the sharp pain of love, rather than its fulfillment. ~Rumi

You go from village to village on your horse asking everyone, "Has anyone seen my horse?" ~Rumi

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

Your legs will get heavy and tired. Then comes a moment of feeling the wings you've grown, lifting. ~Rumi

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