Great Rumi Quotes

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.

Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love

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

Only from the heart can you touch the sky.

A thousand half-loves must be forsaken to take one whole heart home.

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

I looked in temples churches and mosques. But I found the Divine within my heart.

Love said to me, there is nothing that is not me. Be silent.

Love is the bridge between you and everything.

Respond to every call that excites your spirit.

Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.

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

By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.

Brother, stand the pain. Escape the poison of your impulses. The sky will bow to your beauty, if you do. Learn to light the candle. Rise with the sun. Turn away from the cave of your sleeping. That way a thorn expands to a rose.

Know, son, that everything in the universe is a pitcher brimming with wisdom and beauty, the universe is a drop of the ‘Tigris of His beauty, this beauty was a Hidden Treasure so full it burst open and made the earth more radiant than the heavens.

Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.

Oh soul, you worry too much. You have seen your own strength. You have seen your own beauty. You have seen your golden wings. Of anything less, why do you worry? You are in truth the soul, of the soul, of the soul.

Don’t allow your animal nature to rule your reason.

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

My friend, the sufi is the friend of the present moment. To say tomorrow is not our way.

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.