60 Rumi Quote On Life Improvements That Will Inspire Us All

Profession: Poet & Philosopher

Year Of Birth: 30 September 1207

Year Of Death: 17 December 1273

Nationality: Tajikistani

Ethnicity: Persian                        

Who is Rumi? Why is he famous?

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī. Rumi was a man who many looked up to in his time, even now his fame never died. Many people all over the world search his name on the internet, he has made a mark on the world. His has written many poems in his time which has been translated into many languages. ‘One of the most popular poet’ in the world. Many people read his poem in his original language he writ it in, across greater Iran and the Persian speaking world. His poems has great meanings, we should all read some of his work, it will truly enlighten us in many ways.

  1. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” – Rumi

  2. “There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the ground; there are a thousand ways to go home again.” – Rumi
  3. “Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.” – Rumi
  4. “It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.” – Rumi
  5. “Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.” – Rumi

  6. “The Prophets accept all agony and trust it. For the water has never feared the fire.” – Rumi
  7. “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” – Rumi
  8. “Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.” – Rumi
  9. “Take someone who doesn’t keep score,
    who’s not looking to be richer, or afraid of losing,
    who has not the slightest interest even
    in his own personality: he’s free.” – Rumi
  10. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” – Rumi

  11. “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.” – Rumi
  12. “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” – Rumi
  13. “Only from the heart can you touch the sky.” – Rumi
  14. “Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.” – Rumi
  15. “These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.” – Rumi
  16. “Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.” – Rumi

  17. “Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.” – Rumi
  18. “Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.” – Rumi
  19. “Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.” – Rumi
  20. “Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Cleverness is mere opinion. Bewilderment brings intuitive knowledge.” – Rumi

  21. “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
  22. “Don’t wait any longer.
    Dive in the ocean,
    Leave and let the sea be you.” – Rumi
  23. “In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.” – Rumi
  24. “When I am with you, we stay up all night.
    When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep.
    Praise God for those two insomnias!
    And the difference between them.” – Rumi
  25. “Why should I be unhappy? Every parcel of my being is in full bloom.” – Rumi

  26. “I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” – Rumi
  27. “Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” – Rumi
  28. “Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah… it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.” – Rumi
  29. “This being human is a guest house. Every morning is a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor…Welcome and entertain them all. Treat each guest honorably. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.” – Rumi
  30. “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

  31. “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
  32. “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
  33. “Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others’ faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for rage and anger. Be like the Earth for modesty. Appear as you are. Be as you appear.” – Rumi
  34. “Would you become a pilgrim on the road of love? The first condition is that you make yourself humble as dust and ashes.” – Rumi
  35. “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

  36. “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.” – Rumi
  37. “And you? When will you begin that long journey into yourself?” – Rumi
  38. “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
  39. “Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wild flowers will come up where you are.” – Rumi
  40. “Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” – Rumi

  41. “You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.” – Rumi
  42. “Your depression is connected to your insolence and refusal to praise.” – Rumi
  43. “And so it is, that both the devil and the angelic spirits present us with objects of desire to awaken our power of choice.” – Rumi
  44. “I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul.” – Rumi
  45. “Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.” – Rumi

  46. “I closed my mouth and spoke to you in a hundred silent ways.” – Rumi
  47. “This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.” – Rumi
  48. “Study me as much as you like, you will not know me, for I differ in a hundred ways from what you see me to be. Put yourself behind my eyes and see me as I see myself, for I have chosen to dwell in a place you cannot see.” – Rumi
  49. “The spirit is so near that you can’t see it! But reach for it… don’t be a jar, full of water, whose rim is always dry. Don’t be the rider who gallops all night and never sees the horse that is beneath him.” – Rumi
  50. “Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.” – Rumi

  51. “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” – Rumi
  52. “Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.” – Rumi
  53. “Love is the bridge between you and everything.” – Rumi
  54. “‎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
  55. “There is a life-force within your soul, seek that life. There is a gem in the mountain of your body, seek that mine. O traveller, if you are in search of that, don’t look outside, look inside yourself and seek that.” – Rumi

  56. “Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.” – Rumi
  57. “Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?” – Rumi
  58. “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
  59. “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
  60. “The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open.” – Rumi

Rashed Miah
My name is Rashed Miah, I am the CEO and founder of THE RICH GETS RICHER. This website was founded in October 2018. I am very passionate to talk about success, I followed my passion and decided to express my knowledge of success to the world through this website. For all individuals who visits this site, my overall aim is to motivate them about their life, also to help them financially, spiritually, mentally and physically when it comes to success and achieving big goals and dreams.
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