My Favorite Rumi Quotes

A collection of my favorite Rumi quotes.I love how inspiring these can be and how they remind you and instill love, hope and faith in your heart.

The body is not hidden from the soul, nor is the soul hidden from the body, and yet the soul is not for everyone to see.

If in thirst you drink water from a cup, you see God in it. Those who are not in love with God will see only their own faces in it.


Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.

 Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

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The wound is the place where the Light enters you.

God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites, so that you will have two wings to fly, not one.

hide and seek 


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


Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.


Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.

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



Halfheartedness doesn’t reach into majesty. You set out to find God, but then you keep stopping for long periods at mean-spirited roadhouse.

Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wildflowers will come up where you are.

 mustard field

If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?

Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.

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Be Patient Where You Sit In the Dark. The Dawn Is Coming.

As you live deeper in the heart,The mirror gets cleaner & clearer.



The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you

Don’t go back to sleep!

You must ask for what you really want.

Don’t go back to sleep!

People are going back and forth 

Across the door sill where the two worlds touch,

The door is round and open

Don’t go back to sleep!

There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.


Dal Lake

Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.


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



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.



Knock, And He’ll open the door

Vanish, And He’ll make you shine like the sun

Fall, And He’ll raise you to the heavens

Become nothing, And He’ll turn you into everything. 

It’s your road and your alone. Other may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.


 When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.



My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.







 None of the images are my own. All have been sourced from the Facebook. 





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