Rumi Quotes Of Love Life And Spirituality

Rumi Quotes Of Love Life And Spirituality

RUMI was born on 30 September 1207,  in Balkh Tajikistan. He also known as Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Balkhi. Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet, theologian, Islamic scholar,  faqih and Sufi mystic from Khorasan. Rumi’s influence was more than national borders in which Turks,  Pashtuns, Iranians, Tajiks, Greeks and other Central Asian Muslims include Indian subcontinent has a great spiritual legacy for the last 700 years. Rumi is the most popular poet and also the best selling poet in the U.S. His Poems widely translated into many languages. Rumi has written mostly in Persian, but he also used Arabic and Greek & Turkish. Rumi poetry has inspired not only Persian but also the traditions of the Ottoman Turkish, Urdu, Chagatai,  and Pashto languages. we at Lessons Learned In Life love to share the Rumi Quotes on Motivation and Inspiration. We compile the Top Inspiring Rumi Quotes for you to be inspired and find them comforting and helpful in your life.

Rumi Quotes:

  • “We carry inside us the wonders we seek outside us.” —Rumi
  • “These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.” — Rumi
  • “Only from the heart can you touch the sky.” — Rumi
  • “The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open.” — Rumi
  • “Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.” — Rumi

“Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.” — Rumi

  • “Love is the bridge between you and everything.” — Rumi
  • “Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” — Rumi
  • “Keep silent, because the world of silence is a vast fullness.” — Rumi
  • “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.” — Rumi

“When will you begin that long journey into yourself?” —Rumi

  • “I want to sing like the birds’ sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” — Rumi
  • “Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must, first of all, destroy the old one.” — Rumi
  • “As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.” — Rumi
  • “Silence gives answers.” — Rumi


  • “Sit, be still, and listen.” — Rumi
  • “Dance until you shatter yourself.” — Rumi
  • “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” — Rumi
  • “If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.” — Rumi
  • “Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought.” — Rumi

“Let yourself become living poetry.” — Rumi

  • “Become the sky. Take an axe to the prison wall. Escape.” — Rumi
  • “Be soulful. Be kind. Be in love” — Rumi
  • “I know you’re tired but come, this is the way.” — Rumi
  • “The wealth within you, your essence, is your kingdom.” — Rumi
  • “Respond to every call that excites your spirit.” — Rumi

“You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?” — Rumi

  • “Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty.” — Rumi
  • “What is planted in each person’s soul will sprout.” — Rumi
  • “Look at the moon in the sky, not the one in the lake.” — Rumi
  • “The source of now is here.” — Rumi
  • “Grace comes to forgive and then forgive again.” — Rumi


  • “Let the beauty we love be what we do.” — Rumi
  • “What you seek is seeking you.” — Rumi
  • “Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.” — Rumi
  • “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.” — Rumi
  • “Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. I have tried prudent planning long enough. From now on I’ll be mad.” — Rumi
  • “Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Cleverness is mere opinion. Bewilderment brings intuitive knowledge.” — Rumi

“Caught by our own thoughts, we worry about everything.” — Rumi

  • “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” — Rumi
  • “Let your teacher be love itself.” — Rumi
  • “Be drunk with love, for love is all that exists.” — Rumi
  • “The soul has been given its own ears to hear things the mind does not understand.” — Rumi
  • “The lion is most handsome when looking for food.” — Rumi

“There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” — Rumi

  • “If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.” — Rumi
  • “Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wildflowers will come up where you are.” — Rumi
  • “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” — Rumi
  • “Caught by our own thoughts, we worry about everything.” — Rumi
  • “Laugh as much as you breathe. Love as long as you live.” — Rumi




  • “Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.” — Rumi
  • “Touched. How did you get here? Close your eyes… and surrender!” — Rumi
  • “I searched for God and found only myself. I searched for myself and found only God.” — Rumi

“Each moment contains a hundred messages from God.” — Rumi

  • “Would you become a pilgrim on the road of love? The first condition is that you make yourself humble as dust and ashes.” — Rumi
  • “Love is the water of life. Everything other than love for the most beautiful God is the agony of the spirit, though it be sugar-eating. What is the agony of the spirit? To advance toward death without seizing hold of the water of life.” — Rumi
  • “I am in the House of Mercy, and my heart is a place of prayer.” — Rumi
  • “Stay in the spiritual fire. Let it cook you.” — Rumi

“All religions. All this singing. One song. Peace be with you.” — Rumi

  • “God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one.” — Rumi
  • “We are all the same… all the same… longing to find our way back… back to the One… back to the only One!” — Rumi
  • “Why, when God’s world is so big, did you fall asleep in a prison, of all places?” — Rumi
  • “Now be silent. Let the One who creates the words speak. He made the door. He made the lock. He also made the key.” — Rumi
  • “Sit quietly and listen for a voice that will say, “Be more silent.” As that happens, your soul starts to revive.” — Rumi

“Till man destroys “self” he is no true friend of God.” — Rumi

  • “Knock, And He’ll open the door. Vanish, and there is a loneliness more precious than life. There is freedom more precious than the world. Infinitely more precious than life and the world is that moment when one is alone with God. He’ll make you shine like the sun. Fall, and He’ll raise you to the heavens. Become nothing, And He’ll turn you into everything.” — Rumi
  • “To become spiritual, you must die to self, and come alive in the Lord. Only then will the mysteries of God fall from your lips. To die to self through self-discipline causes suffering but brings you everlasting life.” — Rumi
  • “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.” — Rumi


  • “Shine like the whole universe is yours.” — Rumi
  • “The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.” — Rumi
  • “Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.” — Rumi
  • “Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.” — Rumi
  • “Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.” — Rumi

“The sky will bow down to your beauty, if you do.” — Rumi

  • “On a day when the wind is perfect, the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty. Today is such a day.” — Rumi
  • “You have forgotten the One who doesn’t care about ownership, who doesn’t try to turn a profit from every human exchange.” — Rumi
  • “The very centre of your heart is where life begins. The most beautiful place on earth.” — Rumi
  • “The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you.” — Rumi
  • “The universe and the light of the stars come through me.” — Rumi


  • “Make peace with the universe. Take joy in it.” — Rumi
  • “Do you pay regular visits to yourself? Start now.” — Rumi
  • “Prayer clears the mist and brings back peace to the soul.” — Rumi
  • “Do good to the people for the sake of God or for the peace of your own soul that you may always see what is pure and save your heart from the darkness of hate.” — Rumi

“Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our heart.” — Rumi

  • “Make peace with the universe. Take joy in it. It will turn to gold. Resurrection will be now. Every moment, a new beauty.” — Rumi
  • “Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.” — Rumi
  • “If you could get rid of yourself just once, the secret of secrets would open to you. The face of the unknown, hidden beyond the universe would appear on the mirror of your perception.” — Rumi
  • “That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquillity.” — Rumi
  • “A little while alone in your room will prove more valuable than anything else that could ever be given to you.” — Rumi

“The fault is in the one who blames. Spirit sees nothing to criticize.” — Rumi

  • “This silence, this moment, every moment, if it’s genuinely inside you, brings what you need. There’s nothing to believe. Only when I stopped believing in myself did I come into this beauty. Sit quietly, and listen for a voice that will say, ‘Be more silent.’ Die and be quiet. Quietness is the surest sign that you’ve died. Your old life was a frantic running from silence. Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking. Live in silence.” — Rumi
  • “Everything is emptiness. Everything else, accidental. Emptiness brings peace to your loving. Everything else, disease. In this world of trickery, emptiness is what your soul wants.” — Rumi
  • “Thankfulness brings you to the place where the beloved lives.” — Rumi
  • “When all your desires are distilled; You will cast just two votes – to love more, and be happy.” — Rumi
  • “Today, let us swim wildly, joyously in gratitude.” — Rumi
  • “Whatever happens to you, don’t fall in despair. Even if all the doors are closed, a secret path will be there for you that no one knows. You can’t see it yet but so many paradises are at the end of this path…Be grateful! It is easy to thank after obtaining what you want, thank before having what you want.” — Rumi
  • “Stop, open up, surrender the beloved blind silence. Stay there until you see you’re looking at the light with infinite eyes.” — Rumi








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