15 Quotes by Rumi


Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, known simply as Rumi, was a 13th century poet. Rumi is  believed to have been a man of immense talent. His work highlights literature’s power to transcend time, language and geography. Incredibly Rumi covered many topics, in few words. And his work inspires us to this day. In fact his legacy is likely to inspire future generations for years to come. Here are 15 quotes by Rumi which showcase his wisdom. I hope they inspire you to harness the power of positive thinking. Reflect on them and use the lessons they offer in your everyday life.

  1. What you seek is seeking you. ~Rumi
  2. Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. ~Rumi
  3. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. ~Rumi
  4. Where there is ruin there is hope for a treasure. ~Rumi
  5. You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life? ~Rumi
  6. There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen. ~Rumi
  7. Raise your words, not your voice. It’s rain that grows flowers, not thunder. ~Rumi
  8. Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life. ~Rumi
  9. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth. ~Rumi
  10. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing. ~Rumi
  11. Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. ~Rumi
  12. Before death takes away what you are given, give away what there is to give. ~Rumi
  13. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. ~Rumi
  14. Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. ~Rumi
  15. It may be that the satisfaction I need depends on my going away, so that when I’ve gone and come back, I’ll find it at home. ~Rumi

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Further Reading:

Did these quotes leave you feeling you’d like to read a little more by Rumi? Then here’s an excellent recommendation:-

Rumi’s Little Book Of Life: The Garden of the Soul, the Heart and the Spirit by Rumi and Maryam Mafi

This book is available from Amazon. You can take a closer look if you CLICK HERE.

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