Most Memorable and Inspiring Quotes by Rumi

Quotes by Rumi have a greater tendency to change the way you think about life. Almost at every situation in life quotes have always been a best friend to each one of us and mostly in our dark times. Rumi’s quotes explain human existence in a poetry form.

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi was a 13th Century Persian poet and a Scholar born in Balkh later settled in Konya. Rumi is also known as a poetical genius for his exemplary work on Masnavi and Divan-e Shams-e Tabrizi.

Rumi strongly believed that only through art (Music, Dance & Poetry) one can reach god. What’s so amazing about Rumi is after all years his work continues to resonate even today.

Here is the list of thought-provoking quotes by Rumi that will get etched in your hearts forever.



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

“What you seek is seeking you.”

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

“Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.”

“Only from the heart can you touch the sky.”

 “The result of my life is no more than three words: I was raw, I became cooked, I was burnt.”

“The quieter you become the more you are able to hear.”

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

“The garden of the world has no limits, except in your mind.”

“When you let go of who you are, you become who you might be.”

“I know you’re tired but come, this is the way.”

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

Rumi quotes on beauty


“Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about.”

“Be patient where you sit in the dark, the dawn is coming.”

“When you do things from the soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”

“Life is a balance between holding on and letting go.”

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

“Let silence be the art you practice.”


“Reason is powerless in the expression of love.”

“Love is not an emotion, it’s your very existence.”

Love quotes by rumi

“If you want to be more alive, love is the truest health.”

“Love is an open secret, the most obvious thing in the world and the most hidden, with no way to how it keeps its mystery.”

Hope you liked our collection of Rumi’s quotes.

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