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25 Quotes From The Great Persian Poet Rumi That Will Inspire You To The Core

There are many great poets and you probably heard of this one. However, besides being a famous poet this man was Islamic Dervish and Sufi mystic. We are talking about the famous Persian poet Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi also known as Rumi. It is amazing how much wisdom and power have lived in through his words for centuries. Maybe his verses will inspire you and help you look on the bright side of life.

Sometimes, we get stuck in this thing called life and we need a little push.  If you have one of those days, we don’t blame you. A little bit of positivity and bright thoughts never hurt anyone. Here is a collection of quotes by Rumi, which we find truly inspirational and are our favorite.

25 Magnificent Life-Changing Quotes From Rumi

  1. You are the whole universe.

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

“Do you know what you are? You are a manuscript oƒ a divine letter. You are a mirror reflecting a noble face. This universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you are already that.”

“You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly.”

  1. What you seek is seeking you.

“Good things come to an end so that better things can fall together.”

  1. Change yourself before you change the world.

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

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

  1. Love is everything in life.

“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.”

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

“We are born of love; Love is our mother. “

“Reason is powerless in the expression of love.”

  1. Sometimes it’s not enough to be “just” alive.

“You think you are alive because you breathe air? Shame on you, that you are alive in such a limited way. Don’t be without Love, so you won’t feel dead. Die in Love and stay alive forever.”

  1. The good and bad in life teaches you a lesson.

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

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

  1. Keep on fighting and never give up.

“When you go through a hard period when everything seems to oppose you, … When you feel you cannot even bear one more minute, NEVER GIVE UP! Because it is the time and place that the course will divert!”

“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.”

  1. No one can do what you can do. You are here with a purpose.

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

“Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.”

“If the light is in your heart, you will find your way home.”

  1. Just take the first step, you won’t regret it.

“As you start to walk out on the way, the way appears.”

  1. Good things come to an end so that better things can fall together.

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

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

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.”

“Do not grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.”

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Reference: 300 Rumi Quotes That Will Expand Your Mind
55 Great Rumi Quotes to Give You a More Positive Outlook on Life

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