Beautiful Rumi Quotes
Rumi, whose full name was Jalaluddin Rumi, may be the most popular Sufi poet in the world. His work touched something that was at once deep and intense. His poetry often stirs the emotions to a place rarely touched and reveals a facet of Life most have never seen. Here is a collection of some beautiful Rumi quotes that are worth pondering. Enjoy!
"As you start to walk on the way, the way appears."
“The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you. Don't go back to sleep! You must ask for what you really want. Don't go back to sleep! People are going back and forth across the threshold where the two worlds touch. The door is round and open. Don't go back to sleep!”
"Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray."
"Two there are who are never satisfied -- the lover of the world and the lover of knowledge."
"What you seek is seeking you."
"Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth."
"Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder."
"You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop."
"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."
"Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form."
"Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself."
"Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion."
"Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious."
"Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah...it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you."
"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!"