70 Rumi Quotes That Will Help You Understand Life Better

Rumi Quotes Help Understand Life Better

21. “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.”

22. “Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.”

23. “Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.”

24. “Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.”

25. “This universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself – everything that you want, You already are.”

This universe is not outside of you

26. “Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty. You set out to find God, but then you keep stopping for long periods at mean-spirited roadhouses.”

27. “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.”

28. “Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.”

29. “Do not grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.”

30. “I choose to love you in silence…For in silence I find no rejection,
I choose to love you in loneliness… For in loneliness no one owns you but me,
I choose to adore you from a distance…For distance will shield me from pain,
I choose to kiss you in the wind…For the wind is gentler than my lips,
I choose to hold you in my dreams… For in my dreams, you have no end.”

I choose to love you in silence

31. “Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.”

32. “Don’t turn away. Keep your gaze on the bandaged place. That’s where the light enters you.”

33. “As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.”

34. “You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.”

35. “Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.”

Do not feel lonely

36. “Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.”

37. “Be occupied, then, with what you really value and let the thief take something else.”

38. “Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.”

39. “Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking.”

40. ‘Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?’

Why Do You Stay In Prison

18 thoughts on “70 Rumi Quotes That Will Help You Understand Life Better”

  1. Thank you for these life changing lessons. My favourite Rumi quote is “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.”

  2. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”
    I can’t read anything he wrote without welling up and overflowing with joy and grief and ‘rightness’ .
    Thankyou for putting together these manageable bite-sized portions of his truth and wisdom x

  3. I Love Rumi …and one of my favorites quotes ..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,ideas language even the pharse,each other, doesn’t make any sense

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