When I feel bad, I turn to Rumi. The 13th century Persian poet has a way with words that he can tug at your heart. Take a look at your best quotes and poems and share them with your loved ones.
Rumi Quotes on Silence
1. ”Listen to the silence. He has a lot to say."
2. "Silence gives answers."
3. "This silence, this moment, each moment, if it is genuinely within you, brings what you need."
4. “There is nothing to believe. Only when I stopped believing in myself did I get into this beauty. Sit quietly and listen to a voice that will tell you: 'Calm down more'”.
5. “Die and stay still. Stillness is the surest sign that you have died. His old life was a frantic flurry of silence. Get out of the tangle of fear thought ".
6. "Live in silence."
7. "Let silence be the art you practice."
8. “Carry your luggage towards the silence, when you look for the signs of the way.”
9.'In silence there is eloquence.' rumiclick to tweet
10. “Let the silence take you to the heart of life.”
11. "Everything is known in the sacredness of silence."
12. "Sing to me in the silence of your heart and I will get up to listen to your triumphant song."
13. “Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean looks for you, don't go into the river. Listen to the ocean."
14. "There is a place where words are born from silence."
15. “Silence is the language of God, everything else is a bad translation.”
16. "Everything is known in the sacredness of silence."
17. “Last night
I begged the Sage to tell me
the secret of the world
Softly, softly, he whispered,
the secret cannot be spoken,
It's wrapped in silence.'”
18. "In the silence of love you will find the spark of life."
19. “Get down, undress, For the blind and loving Silence”
20. “There is a path between the voice and the presence, through which the information flows. In disciplined silence it opens; with wandering conversation it closes”
21'Shut up, because the world of silence is a vast fullness' Rumiclick to tweet
22. “Sleep your thoughts, so that they do not cast a shadow on the moon of your heart. Stop thinking."
23. “This is always how I end a poem. A great silence invades me and I wonder why I thought of using the language.
24. “Silence is the root of everything. If you spiral into its void, hundreds of voices will thunder out the messages you want to hear.
25. A wealth that you cannot imagine flows through you. Do not consider what strangers say. Be secluded in the secret house of your heart, that bowl of silence.
26. "Let Silence speak to you about the secrets of the universe."
Rumi Quotes on Nature
27. “Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go and find yourself in your hidden depths.”
28. “Love is a river. He drinks from her.
29. “Raise your words, not your voice. It is the rain that makes the flowers grow, not the thunder.
30. “Daylight, full of small dancing particles and a big twist, our souls are dancing with you, without feet, they dance. Can you see them when I whisper in your ear?
31. “The dawn breeze has secrets to tell you. Don't go back to sleep.
32. “What hurts in the soul? Live without testing the water of your own essence."
33.'Your light is more magnificent than sunrise or sunset.' rumiclick to tweet
34. "We can't help but be thirsty, moving towards the voice of the water."
35. "Don't let your animal nature rule your reason."
36. “Be like the sun in grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover the faults of others. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death by anger and rage. Be like the earth in modesty. Show yourself as you are. I know how you look.”
37. “When water gets caught in the usual eddies, it digs an outlet in the ocean floor.”
38. “There is a moon inside every human being. Learn to be his partner.
39.'Let the waters calm down and you will see the moon and stars reflected in your own being'. rumiclick to tweet
40. “Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake in search of water and sees the reflection of the moon.
41. “In the garden
I only see your face
of trees and flowers
Solo inhaled this fragrance.”
42. “Your path begins on the other side. Become heaven.”
43. "Where water flows, life flourishes: where tears fall, divine mercy is shown."
44.'Listen to the sound of the waves inside you.' rumiclick to tweet
45. “How do I know who I am or where I am? How could a single wave be located in an ocean?
46. “I have found my heart and I will never leave this house of light.”
47. “Still don't know? It is your Light that illuminates the worlds."
Rumi Quotes on Happiness
48. “The cure for pain is in pain.”
49. “Empty your worries. Think about who created the thought! Why do you stay in prison when the door is wide open?
50. “If something makes you happy in this world, you should think about what will happen to you if that thing is taken away from you.”
51. "When you do things with your soul, you feel a river that moves in you, a joy."
52. “The worth of a human being can be measured by what he or she most deeply desires. Being free to own things. Sit at an empty table. Pamper yourself with the water, with the taste of being at home.”
53. "Be patient where you sit in the dark... The dawn is coming."
54.'Where there is ruin, there is hope for treasure.' rumiclick to tweet
55. “Why should I be unhappy? Every part of my being is in full bloom."
56. “Beauty surrounds us.”
57. “But listen to me. For a moment, she stops being sad. She hears the blessings pouring her flowers around you.
58. “Dance, when you're broke. Dance if you broke the bandage. Dance in the middle of the fight. Dance in your blood. Dance when you are perfectly free.
59. "Don't feel alone, the whole universe is inside of you."
60. “The heart cannot wait to speak of this ecstasy
The soul is kissing the earth, saying:
Oh my gosh, what a blessing!”
rumi quotes about life
61."When going on a journey. Do not seek advice from those who have never left home.
62. “The moment you accept the problems you have been given, the door will open.”
63. "You were born with wings, why would you rather crawl through life?"
64. "Perhaps you are looking among the branches for what appears only in the roots."
65. “What is fear about: Non-acceptance of uncertainty. If we accept that uncertainty, it becomes an adventure!”
66. "Why are you so enchanted by this world, when a gold mine is inside you?"
67.'If you say just one prayer a day, be thankful.' rumiclick to tweet
68. "Always remember that you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think, and twice as beautiful than you ever imagined."
69. "Move, but don't move as fear makes you move."
70. “When you find yourself in a losing streak, when everything seems to oppose you, when you feel like you can't take another minute, never give up! Because it is the time and the place where the course will be deviated!”
71. "Why should I be tired when every cell in my body is full of life?"
72.'These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.' rumiclick to tweet
73. "There is a life in you, look for that life, look for the secret jewel in the mountain of your body."
74. “Look at the wonders happening around you. Don't claim them. Feel the art in motion and be silent. Do not Cry. Everything you lose comes back in another way.
75. “Oh soul, you worry too much. You saw your own strength. You saw your own beauty. You saw his golden wings. Nothing less, why do you care? In fact, you are the soul, of the soul, of the soul.
76. “Don't suffer. Everything you lose comes back in another way.
rumi quotes about love
77."You have to keep breaking your heart until it breaks."
78. "I have put the ear of my soul to the widow of your heart"
79. “I see my beauty in you.”
80. “The moment I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. The lovers are finally nowhere to be found. They are into each other all the time.
81. "I'll be here waiting for your silence to break, for your soul to tremble, for your love to awaken."
82. “Love is thewater of life, jump into that water.
83.Love is not an emotion. It is your own existence. rumiclick to tweet
84. “Those who do not feel this love that drags them like a river, those who do not drink the dawn like a glass of spring water or do not take the sunset as dinner, those who do not want to change, let them sleep. ”
85. "Without love, all worship is a burden, all dancing is a chore, all music is mere noise."
86. “In your light I learn to love. In its beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that vision becomes that art."
87. "Darkness can hide the trees and flowers from the eyes, but it cannot hide the love of the soul."
88. "Take care of your vital heart and everything that worries you will be taken care of."
89.'What you are looking for is looking for you'. rumiclick to tweet
90. "Get out of the circle of time and enter the circle of love."
91. “Let yourself be drawn in by the stronger pull of what you really love.”
92. “Give up everything for love if you are a true human being. If not, leave this meeting. Indifference does not reach majesty."
93. “Wherever you are and whatever you do, be in love.”
94. "Explanation by tongue makes most things clear, but unexplained love is clearer."
95.'I am yours. Don't give me back. rumiclick to tweet
96. “Your homework? Work with all the passion of your being to acquire an inner light.”
97. "Truth elevates the heart, like water quenches thirst."
98. “I was dead, therefore I live. Crying, then laughing. The power of love entered me and I became fierce as a lion, then tender as the evening star.
99. “I went into my heart to see what it was like. Something there makes me hear the cry of the whole world.
100. “I would love to kiss you. The price of the kiss is your life.
101."You have to abandon a thousand half loves to take a whole heart home." rumiclick to tweet
102. “If you don't find me inside you, you will never find me. Because I have been with you since my beginning."
103. "If you want to be more alive, love is true health."
104. "In the silence of love you will find the spark of life"
105. “In your light I learn to love. In its beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest, where nobody sees you, but sometimes I do, and that light becomes this art”.
106. "In your light I learn to love."
107. "Love is an open secret, the most obvious thing in the world and the most hidden, no matter how much it keeps its mystery."
108. "Love is the bridge between you and everything else."
109. “Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They are into each other all the time.
110.'Reason is impotent in the expression of Love.' rumiclick to tweet
111. “Moonlight floods the entire sky from horizon to horizon; how much you can fill your room depends on your windows.
112. “Remember. The way you make love is the way God will be with you.
113. “Love has no foundation. It is an endless ocean, without beginning or end.”
114. “The heart has its own language. The heart knows a hundred thousand ways of speaking.
115. “The heart is preparing a pot of food for you. Be patient until it's cooked."
116. “The moment I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. The lovers are finally nowhere to be found. They are into each other all the time.
117. "The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart"
118. "When I'm with you, everything is prayer."
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