Inspiration, Motivation

40 Inspirational Quotes by Rumi

Best Quotes by Rumi

Rumi is also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī. He was a Persian poet, Islamic scholar, jurist, theologian as well as a Sufi mystic. He was really one of the most philosophical as well as adoring poets in the history. Here are some of the best quotes listed.

Rumi Quotes

  1. “Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.” – Rumi
  2. “Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious.” – Rumi
  3. “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Rumi
  4. “Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.” – Rumi
  5. “Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” – Rumi
  6. “As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.” – Rumi
  7. “Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.” – Rumi
  8. “If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?” – Rumi
  9. “There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again.” – Rumi
  10. “I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” – Rumi
  11. “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.” – Rumi
  12. “Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.” – Rumi
  13. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” – Rumi
  14. “You are not meant for crawling, you have wings learn to use them.” – Rumi
  15. “Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?” – Rumi
  16. “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?” – Rumi
  17. “Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.” – Rumi
  18. “Anyone who genuinely ans consistently with both hands looks for something, will find it.” – Rumi
  19. “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” – Rumi
  20. “Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” – Rumi
  21. “Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.” – Rumi
  22. “Dance until you shatter yourself.” – Rumi
  23. “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
  24. “When will you begin that long journey into yourself?” – Rumi
  25. “May these vows and this marriage be blessed.” – Rumi
  26. “What you seek is seeking you.” – Rumi
  27. “The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” – Rumi
  28. “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” – Rumi
  29. “Travel brings power and love back into your life.” – Rumi
  30. “Silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation.” – Rumi
  31. “Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.” – Rumi
  32. “Either give me more wine or leave me alone.” – Rumi
  33. “In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.” – Rumi
  34. “Open your hands if you want to be held.” – Rumi
  35. “Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi
  36. “Seek the wisdom that will unite your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.” – Rumi
  37. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi
  38. “Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn’t matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. Come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again, come, come.” – Rumi
  39. “The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” – Rumi
  40. “Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought!” – Rumi

Exceeding were few of the motivational quotes by Rumi, if you have more of his quotes share the same through your comments.