Inspirational Rumi Quotes


Yalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi was born in Afganistan in 1207. He was a poet, scholar and religious who influenced not only his own country literature but the literature and thinking of the world. His poems are read by many and his wise words have left a mark and have enriched many souls.

This selection of Inspirational Rumi quotes pretend also to inspire you and make you feel good.

50+Top Inspirational Rumi Quotes.

The spirit is so near that you can’t see it! But reach for it… don’t be a jar, full of water, whose rim is always dry. Don’t be the rider who gallops all night and never sees the horse that is beneath him. -Rumi

It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you. -Rumi

The whole universe is contained within a single human being: You. -Rumi

These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them. -Rumi

Don’t you know yet? It is your light that lights the worlds. -Rumi

There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen. -Rumi

Love is the bridge between you and everything. -Rumi

Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I am changing myself. -Rumi

Life is a balance between holding on and letting go. -Rumi

Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction. -Rumi

You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens. -Rumi

Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about. -Rumi

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

When you let go of who you are, you become who you might be. -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

What you seek is seeking you. -Rumi

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. -Rumi

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

Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees. -Rumi

Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. -Rumi

Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words. -Rumi

The wound is the place where the light enters you. -Rumi

Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love. -Rumi

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. -Rumi

Respond to every call that excites your spirit. -Rumi

Love is an emerald.Its brilliant light wards off dragons on this treacherous path. -Rumi

You will learn by reading, but you will understand with love. -Rumi

I’m not this hair. I’m not this skin. I am the soul that lives within. -Rumi

The heart has its own language. The heart knows a hundred thousand ways to speak. -Rumi

Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about. -Rumi

And so it is, that both the Devil and the angelic Spirit present us with objects of desire to awaken our power of choice. -Rumi

My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there. -Rumi

Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond. -Rumi

Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love. -Rumi

Water, stories, the body, all the things we do, are mediums that hid and show what’s hidden. -Rumi

Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues. -Rumi

Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself. -Rumi

Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death. -Rumi

Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. -Rumi

I am neither of the East nor of the West, no boundaries exist within my breast. -Rumi

Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise. -Rumi

May this marriage be full of laughter, our every day in paradise. -Rumi

Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. -Rumi

Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself. – Rumi

I will be waiting here, for your silence to break, for your soul to shake, for your love to wake. -Rumi

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

Be a lamp or a lifeboat or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. -Rumi

The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart. -Rumi

The moon stays bright when it doesn’t avoid the night. -Rumi

In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves. -Rumi