70 Rumi Quotes That Will Help You Understand Life Better

Rumi Quotes Help Understand Life Better

41. “There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?”

42. “Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought! Why do you stay in prison When the door is so wide open?”

43. “Gamble everything for love, if you’re a true human being. If not, leave this gathering.”

44. “Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absentminded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be.”

45. “We are stars wrapped in skin, the light you are seeking has always been within.”

We Are Stars Wrapped In Skin

46. “If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?”

47. “When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.”

48. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”

49. “We are born of love; Love is our mother. “

50. “We fight a fierce war within. What is the point of fighting with others?”

We Fight A Fierce War Within

51. “Through Love all that is bitter will be sweet, Through Love all that is copper will be gold, Through Love all dregs will become wine, through Love all pain will turn to medicine.”

52. “I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The Soul calls from within me: ‘You, ignorant of the way of Love, set Me free.’ “

53. “That which is false troubles the heart, but truth brings joyous tranquillity.”

54. “All day I think about it, then at night I say it. Where did I come from, and what am I supposed to be doing? I have no idea. My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.”

55. “Eyes cannot see you. You are the source of sight.”

Eyes Cannot See You

56. “All religions, all this singing, one song. The differences are just illusion and vanity. The sun’s light looks a little different on this wall than it does on that wall, and a lot different on this other one, but it’s still one light.”

57. “Do you know what you are? You are a manuscript oƒ 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.”

58. “I am neither of the East nor of the West, no boundaries exist within my breast.”

59. “You know the value of every article of merchandise, but if you don’t know the value of your own soul, it’s all foolishness.”

60. “The desire to know your own soul will end all other desires”

The Desire To Know Your Own Soul

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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