113 Best Rumi Quotes And Sayings

There are few things more inspiring than the words of one’s own religious or spiritual leaders. For many people, these inspiring leaders are their parents, mentors, or teachers. But for others, they are their own mentors, teachers, and parents. These powerful words of wisdom were written by mystics, philosophers, and other great thinkers throughout history Read more

They offer insight into the human condition that is timeless and applicable to all walks of life.

I know you're tired but come, this is the way.
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I know you're tired but come, this is the way. Jalaluddin Rumi
I was dead, then alive. Weeping, then laughing. The power...
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I was dead, then alive. Weeping, then laughing. The power of love came into me, and I became fierce like a lion, then tender like the evening star. Jalaluddin Rumi
When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against...
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When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it. Jalaluddin Rumi
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Soul, if you want to learn secrets, 
your heart must forget about shame
 and dignity. You are God's lover, 
yet you worry what people are saying. Jalaluddin Rumi
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Do you know what you are? You are a manuscript oÆ’ 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. Jalaluddin Rumi
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You think of yourselfas a citizen of the universe. You think you belong to this world of dust and matter. Out of this dustyou have created a personal image, and have forgottenabout the essence of your true origin Jalaluddin Rumi
Woman is the light of God.
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Woman is the light of God. Jalaluddin Rumi
You can'tstop dreamingjust becausethe night neverseems toend.
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You can'tstop dreamingjust becausethe night neverseems toend. Curtis Tyrone Jones
If you want special illumination, look upon the human face:...
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If you want special illumination, look upon the human face: See clearly within laughter the Essence of Ultimate Truth. Idries Shah
Imagination blocks you like a bolt on a door. Burn...
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Imagination blocks you like a bolt on a door. Burn that bar. (Rumi) Idries Shah
Spirit is a child, the tune of dancing feet its...
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Spirit is a child, the tune of dancing feet its lullaby. Shah Asad Rizvi
I am anearthquake& dancemost heavilyupon all myfaults.
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I am anearthquake& dancemost heavilyupon all myfaults. Curtis Tyrone Jones
The sun never has an inferiority complex. It shines the...
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The sun never has an inferiority complex. It shines the same whether above or below. Curtis Tyrone Jones
Caution not spirit, let it roam wild; for in that...
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Caution not spirit, let it roam wild; for in that natural state dance embraces divine frequency. Shah Asad Rizvi
Through synergy of intellect, artistry and grace came into existence...
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Through synergy of intellect, artistry and grace came into existence the blessing of a dancer. Shah Asad Rizvi
Burdened no more is soul for whom life flows through...
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Burdened no more is soul for whom life flows through dance and not breath. Shah Asad Rizvi
Burdened no more is soul for whom life flows through...
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Burdened no more is soul for whom life flows through dance like breath. Shah Asad Rizvi
Like a sculptor, if necessary, carve a friend out of...
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Like a sculptor, if necessary, carve a friend out of stone. Realize that your inner sight is blindand try to see a treasure in everyone. Jalaluddin Rumi
Lovers find secret placesinside this violent worldwhere they make transactions...
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Lovers find secret placesinside this violent worldwhere they make transactions with beauty. Jalaluddin Rumi
I will soothe you and heal you, I will bring...
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I will soothe you and heal you, I will bring you roses. I too have been covered with thorns. Jalaluddin Rumi