Rumi Rumi > Quotes


Rumi quotes (showing 121-150 of 659)

“If you desire healing,
let yourself fall ill
let yourself fall ill.”
Rumi
“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing
and rightdoing there is a field.
I'll meet you there.”
Rumi
“I searched for God among the Christians and on the Cross and therein I found Him not.
I went into the ancient temples of idolatry; no trace of Him was there.
I entered the mountain cave of Hira and then went as far as Qandhar but God I found not.
With set purpose I fared to the summit of Mount Caucasus and found there only 'anqa's habitation.
Then I directed my search to the Kaaba, the resort of old and young; God was not there even.
Turning to philosophy I inquired about him from ibn Sina but found Him not within his range.
I fared then to the scene of the Prophet's experience of a great divine manifestation only a "two bow-lengths' distance from him" but God was not there even in that exalted court.
Finally, I looked into my own heart and there I saw Him; He was nowhere else.”
Rumi
“Give your weakness to one who helps.”
Rumi
“Moonlight floods the whole sky from horizon to horizon;
How much it can fill your room depends on its windows.”
Rumi, The Essential Rumi
“You think you are alive
because you breathe air?
Shame on you,
that you are alive in such a limited way.
Don't be without Love,
so you won't feel dead.
Die in Love
and stay alive forever.”
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
tags: god, love
“You are a lover of your own experience ... not of me ... you turn to me to feel ur own emotion”
Rumi, مثنوی معنوی
“The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth.”
Rumi
“Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.”
Rumi
“The ground's generosity takes in our compost and grows beauty! Try to be more like the ground.”
Rumi
“You are so weak. Give up to grace.
The ocean takes care of each wave till it gets to shore.
You need more help than you know.”
Rumi, The Essential Rumi
“Gamble everything for love, if you're a true human being.”
Rumi
“Learn the alchemy true human beings know. The moment you accept what troubles you've been given the door with open.”
Rumi
“For without you, I swear, the town
Has become like a prison to me.
Distraction and the mountain
And the desert, all I desire.”
Rumi, Love: The Joy That Wounds: The Love Poems of Rumi
tags: rumi
“Love is the cure,
for your pain will keep giving birth to more pain
until your eyes constantly exhale love as effortlessly as your body yields its scent.”
Rumi
“I, you, he, she, we
In the garden of mystic lovers,
these are not true distinctions.”
Rumi
“Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.”
Rumi
“The universe and the light of the stars come through me.”
Rumi
“Let silence take you to the core of life.”
Rumi
“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”
Rumi
“The way of love is not
a subtle argument.

The door there
is devastation.

Birds make great sky-circles
of their freedom.
How do they learn it?

They fall, and falling,
they're given wings.”
Rumi
tags: poem
“To live without you
is to be robbed of love
and what is life without it?
To live without you
is death to me, my love
but some call it life.”
Rumi
tags: love
“My heart is so small
it's almost invisible.
How can You place
such big sorrows in it?
"Look," He answered,
"your eyes are even smaller,
yet they behold the world.”
Rumi
“Shine like the whole universe is yours.”
Rumi
“Love calls - everywhere and always.
We're sky bound.
Are you coming?”
Rumi
tags: rumi
“I am weary of personal worrying,
in love with the art of madness.”
Rumi
“The morning wind spreads its fresh smell. We must get up and take that in, that wind that lets us live. Breathe before it's gone.”
Rumi
“If in the darkness of ignorance, you don’t recognize a person’s true nature, look to see whom he has chosen for his leader.”
Rumi, مثنوی معنوی
“This poetry. I never know what I'm going to say.”
Rumi


All Quotes | Add A Quote
Play The 'Guess That Quote' Game