15 Quotes From Rumi That Will Inspire You To Love And Live Life To The Fullest
In all the world’s history, if there was one person who truly understood love it was probably Rumi.
A Persian mystic, Rumi believed that universal love was the cornerstone of spiritual living- so much so that he wrote about it in nearly all his poems and talked about it in all his speeches.
Rumi made it clear- he believed love made all the difference in the kind of life we lead.
When we follow the heart, he claimed, we inevitably become happier and life becomes richer.
Rumi weaved magic with his words, and these quotes will make you realize that love has always been the same for everyone.
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“Do you know what you are? You are a manuscript of 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.”
“Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.”
“Why are you so enchanted by this world, when a mine of gold lies within you?”
“Only from the heart can you touch the sky.”
“Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.”
“Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.”
“When you do things from your soul you feel a river moving in you, a joy. When action come from another place, the feeling disappears.”
“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.”
“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?”
“Gamble everything for love, if you’re a true human being. If not, leave this gathering.”
“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”
“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.”
“All religions, all this singing, one song. The differences are just illusion and vanity. The sun’s light looks a little different on this wall than it does on that wall, and a lot different on this other one, but it’s still one light.”
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“Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.”
“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.”
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