“Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.” – Rumi
“Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Rumi
“Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” – Rumi
“Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.” – Rumi
“Would you become a pilgrim on the road of love? The first condition is that you make yourself humble as dust and ashes.” – Rumi
“There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again.” – Rumi
“This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.” – Rumi
“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.” – Rumi
“Dancing is not just getting up painlessly, like a leaf blown on the wind; dancing is when you tear your heart out and rise out of your body to hang suspended between the worlds.” – Rumi
“Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” – Rumi
“Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. I have tried prudent planning long enough. From now on I’ll be mad.” – Rumi
“Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?” – Rumi
“The Prophets accept all agony and trust it. For the water has never feared the fire.” – Rumi
“Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.” – Rumi
“If the foot of the trees were not tied to earth, they would be pursuing me. For I have blossomed so much, I am the envy of the gardens.” – Rumi
“Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.” – Rumi
“I am so close, I may look distant.
So completely mixed with you, I may look separate.
So out in the open, I appear hidden.
So silent, because I am constantly talking with you.” – Rumi
“Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.” – Rumi
“Don’t wait any longer.
Dive in the ocean,
Leave and let the sea be you.” – 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
“Love so needs to love
that it will endure almost anything, even abuse,
just to flicker for a moment. But the sky’s mouth is kind,
its song will never hurt you, for I
sing those words.” – Rumi
“May these vows and this marriage be blessed.” – Rumi
“There’s a field somewhere
beyond all doubt and wrong doing.
I’ll meet you there.” – Rumi
“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.
What you seek is seeking you.” – Rumi
“Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.” – Rumi
“Be certain that in the religion of Love there are no believers and unbelievers. LOVE embraces all.” ― Rumi
“Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” – Rumi
“make your last journey
from this strange world
soar for the heights
where there is no more
separation of you and your home
God has created
your wings not to be dormant
as long as you are alive
you must try more and more
to use your wings to show you’re alive”
“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
“Silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation.” – Rumi
“Peaceful is the one who’s not concerned with having more or less.
Unbound by name and fame, he is free from sorrow from the world and mostly from himself.” – Rumi
“Seek the wisdom that will untie your knot. Seek the path that demands your whole being.” – Rumi
“Travel brings power and love back into your life.” – Rumi
“I am filled with you. Skin, blood, bone, brain, and soul. There’s no room for lack of trust, or trust. Nothing in this existence but that existence.” – Rumi
“A pen went scribbling along. When it tried to write love, it broke.” ― Rumi
“Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought! – Rumi
“What? Are you still pretending you are separate from the Beloved?” – Rumi
“It is certain that an atom of goodness on the path of faith is never lost.” – Rumi
“Either give me more wine or leave me alone.” – Rumi
“Someone who does not run toward the allure of love walks a road where nothing lives. But this dove here senses the love hawk floating above, and waits, and will not be driven or scared to safety.” – Rumi
“Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” – Rumi
“If you are seeking, seek us with joy
For we live in the kingdom of joy.
Do not give your heart to anything else
But to the love of those who are clear joy,
Do not stray into the neighborhood of despair.
For there are hopes: they are real, they exist –
Do not go in the direction of darkness –
I tell you: suns exist.” – Rumi
“Open your hands if you want to be held.” – Rumi
“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
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi
“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” – Rumi
“Let silence take you to the core of life.” – Rumi
“The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.” – Rumi
“Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.” ― Rumi
“Love is the bridge between you and everything.” – Rumi