Rumi Quotes : 120 Great Rumi Quotes Positive and Soulful

Rumi quotes are a source of inspiration for all of us. His love quotes are a good way to understand love. His other quotes are also very inspiring. Especially his quotes related to life, beauty, friendship and nature are very popular even today.

So first we will know some things about the great Rumi.

Full Name : Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī

Nick Name : Mevlânâ/Mawlānā ( Our Master )

He was a 13th-century Persian poet, faqih, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic.

Born : 30 September 1207

Died : 17 December 1273

If you want to know more about the Great Rumi visit Wikipedia.

Now we will know about some famous quotes of Great Rumi.

120 Great Rumi Quotes Positive and Soulful

“Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined.”

— Rumi

“Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.”

— Rumi

“Love is the bridge between you and everything.”

— Rumi

“Anyone who genuinely and consistently with both hands looks for something, will find it.”

— Rumi

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

— Rumi

“Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”

— Rumi

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

— Rumi

“You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.”

— Rumi

Rumi Quotes

Rumi Quotes
Rumi Quotes
Rumi Quotes

1. “It’s your road and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes

2. “Only from the heart can you touch the sky.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes

3. “The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes

4. “Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.” — Rumi

Let the beauty we love be what we do.

5. “Let the beauty we love be what we do.” — Rumi

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

6. “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” — Rumi

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

7. “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” — Rumi

As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.

8. “As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.” — Rumi

Respond to every call that excites your spirit.

9. “Respond to every call that excites your spirit.” — Rumi

Anyone who genuinely and consistently with both hands looks for something, will find it.

10. “Anyone who genuinely and consistently with both hands looks for something, will find it.” — Rumi

Achieve some perfection yourself, so that you may not fall into sorrow by seeing the perfection in others.

11. “Achieve some perfection yourself, so that you may not fall into sorrow by seeing the perfection in others.” — Rumi

Death has nothing to do with going away. The sun sets. The moon sets. But they are not gone.

12. “Death has nothing to do with going away. The sun sets. The moon sets. But they are not gone.” — Rumi

Open your hands if you want to be held.

13. “Open your hands if you want to be held.” — Rumi

Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.

14. “Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.” — Rumi

In the blackest of your moments, wait with no fear.

15. “In the blackest of your moments, wait with no fear.” — Rumi

Best Rumi Quotes

Best Rumi Quotes
Best Rumi Quotes

16. “When will you begin that long journey into yourself?” — Rumi

Best Rumi Quotes
Best Rumi Quotes

17. “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.” — Rumi

Best Quotes of Rumi
Best Quotes of Rumi

18. “There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?” — Rumi

Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.

19. “Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots.” — Rumi

Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.

20. “Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.” — Rumi

What you seek is seeking you.

21. “What you seek is seeking you.” — Rumi

Best Rumi Quotes

22. “What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.” — Rumi

Laugh as much as you breathe. Love as long as you live.

23. “Laugh as much as you breathe. Love as long as you live.” — Rumi

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.

24. “Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.” — Rumi

Patience is the key to joy.

25. “Patience is the key to joy.” — Rumi

Best Rumi Quotes : If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.
Best Rumi Quotes

26. “If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.” — Rumi

Best Rumi Quotes : Let yourself become living poetry.

27. “Let yourself become living poetry.” — Rumi

The wealth within you, your essence, is your kingdom.

28. “The wealth within you, your essence, is your kingdom.” — Rumi

Best Rumi Quotes

29. “Wherever you stand, be the soul of that place.” — Rumi

Best Rumi Quotes : Let us carve gems out of our stony hearts and let them light our path to love.

30. “Let us carve gems out of our stony hearts and let them light our path to love.” — Rumi

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Famous Rumi Quotes

Famous Rumi Quotes
Famous Rumi Quotes

31. “Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.” — Rumi

Famous  Rumi Quotes

32. “The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open.” — Rumi

Let silence take you to the core of life.

33. “Let silence take you to the core of life.” — Rumi

Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.

34. “Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.” — Rumi

Famous Rumi Quotes : By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.
Famous Rumi Quotes

35. “By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.” — Rumi

What matters is how quickly you do what your soul directs.

36. “What matters is how quickly you do what your soul directs.” — Rumi

When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.

37. “When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.” — Rumi

I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within.

38. “I am not this hair, I am not this skin, I am the soul that lives within.”— Rumi

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

39. “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.” — Rumi

To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.

40. “To praise the sun is to praise your own eyes.” — Rumi

Famous Rumi Quotes

41. “Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty.” — Rumi

With every breath, I plant the seeds of devotion, I am a farmer of the heart.

42. “With every breath, I plant the seeds of devotion, I am a farmer of the heart.” — Rumi

Whether one moves slowly or with speed, the one who is a seeker will be a finder.

43. “Whether one moves slowly or with speed, the one who is a seeker will be a finder.” — Rumi

Famous Rumi Quotes
Famous Rumi Quotes

44. “You are not one you are a thousand. Just light your lantern.” — Rumi

Famous Rumi Quotes

45. “Inside any deep asking is the answering.” — Rumi

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Quotes on Nature

Rumi Quotes on Nature

Rumi Quotes on Nature
Rumi Quotes on Nature

46. “The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes Nature

47. “There is a moon inside every human being. Learn to be companions with it.” — Rumi

Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.

48. “Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes on Nature

49. “How do I know who I am or where I am? How could a single wave locate itself in an ocean.” — Rumi

Rumi Nature quotes

50. “If you wish to shine like day, burn up the night of self-existence. Dissolve in the Being who is everything.” — Rumi

Truth lifts the heart, like water refreshes thirst.

51. “Truth lifts the heart, like water refreshes thirst.” — Rumi

Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.

52. “Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes on Nature

53. “My words are like a ship, and the sea is their meaning. Come to me and I will take you to the depths of spirit. I will meet you there.” — Rumi

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Rumi Quotes on Love, Beauty and Lovers

Rumi Quotes on Love, Beauty and Lovers
Rumi Quotes on Love

54. “Two there are who are never satisfied – the lover of the world and the lover of knowledge.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes on Love
Rumi Quotes on Love

55. “Love risks everything and asks for nothing.” — Rumi

Love is the bridge between you and everything.

56. “Love is the bridge between you and everything.” — Rumi

Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.

57. “Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes on Love

58. “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

Let your teacher be love itself.

59. “Let your teacher be love itself.” — Rumi

Be drunk with love, for love is all that exists.

60. “Be drunk with love, for love is all that exists.”— Rumi

Let us carve gems out of our stony hearts and let them light our path to love.

61. “Let us carve gems out of our stony hearts and let them light our path to love.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes on Love

62. “Love sometimes wants to do us a great favor: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.” — Rumi

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Best Quotes on Love

Best Rumi Quotes on Love

Best Rumi Quotes on Love

63. “In their seeking, wisdom and madness are one and the same. On the path of love, friend and stranger are one and the same.” — Rumi

Best Rumi Quotes on Love
Best Rumi Quotes on Love

64. “You have within you more love than you could ever understand.” — Rumi

When you seek love with all your heart you shall find its echo in the universe.

65. “When you seek love with all your heart you shall find its echo in the universe.” — Rumi

Best Rumi Quotes on Love

66. “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

This is what love does and continues to do. It tastes like honey to adults and milk to children.

67. “This is what love does and continues to do. It tastes like honey to adults and milk to children.” — Rumi

I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The soul calls from within me: ‘You, ignorant of the way of Love, set me free.’

68. “I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The soul calls from within me: ‘You, ignorant of the way of Love, set me free.’” — Rumi

Quotes on Lovers

Rumi Quotes on Lovers

Rumi Quotes on Lovers
Rumi Quotes on Lovers

69. “Lovers have heartaches that can’t be cured by drugs or sleep, or games, but only by seeing their beloved.” — Rumi

Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.

70. “Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.” — Rumi

There is no salvation for the soul but to fall in love. Only lovers can escape out of these two worlds.

71. “There is no salvation for the soul but to fall in love. Only lovers can escape out of these two worlds.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes on Lovers

72. “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

Whatever happens, just keep smiling and lose yourself in love.

73. “Whatever happens, just keep smiling and lose yourself in love.” — Rumi

Quotes on Beauty

Rumi Quotes on Beauty

Rumi Quotes on Beauty
Rumi Quotes on Beauty

74. “The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on beauty

75. “The very center of your heart is where life begins. The most beautiful place on earth.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on beauty

76. “The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on beauty

77. “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

Let the beauty we love be what we do.

78. “Let the beauty we love be what we do.” — Rumi

Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.

79. “Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on beauty

80. “Make peace with the universe. Take joy in it. It will turn to gold. Resurrection will be now. Every moment, a new beauty.” — Rumi

Motivational Rumi Quotes

All religions. All this singing. One song. Peace be with you.

81. “All religions. All this singing. One song. Peace be with you.” — Rumi

Till man destroys “self” he is no true friend of God.

82. “Till man destroys “self” he is no true friend of God.” — Rumi

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.

83. “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.” — Rumi

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84. “Each moment contains a hundred messages from God.” — Rumi

Move, but don’t move the way fear makes you move.

85. “Move, but don’t move the way fear makes you move.” — Rumi

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86. “If something makes you happy in this world, you should think of what will happen to you if that thing were taken away.” — Rumi

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Rumi Best Motivational Quotes

87. “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined.” — Rumi

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88. “Be kind to yourself, dear – to our innocent follies. Forget any sounds or touch you knew that did not help you dance. You will come to see that all evolves us.” — Rumi

Your light is more magnificent than sunrise or sunset.

89. “Your light is more magnificent than sunrise or sunset.” — Rumi

The sky will bow down to your beauty, if you do.

90. “The sky will bow down to your beauty, if you do.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes on Life and Soul

rumi quotes on life

91. “These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on soul

92. “My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on soul

93. “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

There is a voice that doesn’t use words, listen.

94. “There is a voice that doesn’t use words, listen.” — Rumi

There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.

95. “There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” — Rumi

Caught by our own thoughts, we worry about everything.

96. “Caught by our own thoughts, we worry about everything.” — Rumi

If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.

97. “If all you can do is crawl, start crawling.” — Rumi

Life is balance of holding on and letting go.

98. “Life is balance of holding on and letting go.” — Rumi

Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.

99. “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.” — Rumi

You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life

100. “You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?”— Rumi

The garden of the world has no limit except in your mind.

101. “The garden of the world has no limit except in your mind.” — Rumi

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102. “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

Rumi Quotes on Silence

rumi quotes on silence
Rumi Quotes on Silence

103. “This silence, this moment, every moment, if it’s genuinely inside you, brings what you need. There’s nothing to believe. Only when I stopped believing in myself did I come into this beauty. Sit quietly, and listen for a voice that will say, ‘Be more silent.’ Die and be quiet. Quietness is the surest sign that you’ve died. Your old life was a frantic running from silence. Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking. Live in silence.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on silence

104. “Stop, open up, surrender the beloved blind silence. Stay there until you see you’re looking at the light with infinite eyes.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on silence

105. “Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the river. Listen to the ocean.” — Rumi

Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.

106. “Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.” — Rumi

Keep silent, because the world of silence is a vast fullness.

107. “Keep silent, because the world of silence is a vast fullness.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on silence
Rumi Quotes on Silence

108. “Let silence take you to the core of life.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes on Marriage

rumi quotes on marriage

109. “May these vows and this marriage be blessed.” — Rumi

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110. “If you want to win hearts, sow the seeds of Love. If you want heaven, stop scattering thorns on the road.” — Rumi

Beautiful Rumi Quotes

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111. “When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep.” — Rumi

I once had a thousand desires. But in my one desire to know you all else melted away.

112. “I once had a thousand desires. But in my one desire to know you all else melted away.” — Rumi

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113. “On the path of love we are neither masters nor the owners of our lives. We are only a brush in the hand of the master painter.” — Rumi

I am yours. Don’t give myself back to me.

114. “I am yours. Don’t give myself back to me.” — Rumi

Tend to your vital heart, and all that you worry about will be solved.

115. “Tend to your vital heart, and all that you worry about will be solved.” — Rumi

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116. “Be grateful for your life, every detail of it, and your face will come to shine like a sun, and everyone who sees it will be made glad and peaceful.” — Rumi

Rumi Quotes on Friendship

rumi quotes on friendship
Rumi Quotes on Friendship

117. “There is nothing I want but your presence. In friendship, time dissolves.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on friendship

118. “Stay with friends who support you in these. Talk with them about sacred texts, and how you are doing, and how they are doing, and keep your practices together.” — Rumi

rumi quotes on friendship

119. “A warm, rainy day-this is how it feels when friends get together. Friend refreshes friend then, as flowers do each others, in a spring rain.” — Rumi

If you are looking for a friend who is faultless, you will be friendless.

120. “If you are looking for a friend who is faultless, you will be friendless.” — Rumi

Frequently ask Question

What Rumi says about love?

1. Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.
2. Love is the bridge between you and everything.
3. Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.
4. Let the beauty we love be what we do.

What is life Rumi?

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, He was a 13th-century Persian poet, faqih, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic. Born : 30 September 1207, Died : 17 December 1273.

What is Rumi’s most famous poem?

Only Breath is Rumi’s most famous poem.

What is Rumi’s most famous quotes?

“By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself.” “Let silence take you to the core of life.”

What Rumi says about friendship?

“Be a helpful friend, and you will become a green tree with always new fruit, always deeper journeys into love.”

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