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47 Jalaluddin Rumi Quotes About Love And Life

List Of 47 Jalaluddin Rumi Quotes About Love And Life:

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

#2 “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?”

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

#4 “I didn’t come here of my own accord, and I can’t leave that way. Whoever brought me here will have to take me home.”

#5 “Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others’ faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for rage and anger. Be like the Earth for modesty. Appear as you are. Be as you appear.”

#6 “You think because you understand ‘one,’ you must also understand ‘two,’ because one and one make two. But you must also understand ‘and.’”

#7 “When you feel a peaceful joy, that’s when you are near the truth.”

#8 “Gamble everything for love if you’re a true human being.”

#9 “All people on the planet are children, except for a very few. No one is grown up except those free of desire.”

#10 “This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief.”

#11 “I searched for God and found only myself. I searched for myself and found only God.”

#12 “Run from what’s comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. I have tried prudent planning long enough. From now on, I’ll be mad.”

#13 “Be certain that in the religion of Love there are no believers and unbelievers. LOVE embraces all.”

#14 “Your hand opens and closes, opens and closes. If it were always a fist or always stretched open, you would be paralyzed. Your deepest presence is in every small contracting and expanding, the two as beautifully balanced and coordinated as birds’ wings.”

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

#16 “Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of the moon.”

#17 “There is a loneliness more precious than life. There is a freedom more precious than the world. Infinitely more precious than life and the world is that moment when one is alone with God.”

#18 “Study me as much as you like, you will not know me, for I differ in a hundred ways from what you see me to be. Put yourself behind my eyes and see me as I see myself, for I have chosen to dwell in a place you cannot see.”

#19 “Everything you possess of skill, and wealth, and handicraft, wasn’t it first merely a thought and a quest?”

#20 “Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.”

#21 “Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?”

#22 “This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.”

#23 “Patience is not sitting and waiting, it is foreseeing. It is looking at the thorn and seeing the rose, looking at the night and seeing the day. Lovers are patient and know that the moon needs time to become full.”

#24 “Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.”

#25 “Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love”

#26 “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.”

#27 “Whenever we manage to love without expectations, calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven.”

#28 “Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.”

#29 “Look past your thoughts, so you may drink the pure nectar of This Moment.”

#30 “In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.”

#31 “If the foot of the trees were not tied to earth, they would be pursuing me.. For I have blossomed so much, I am the envy of the gardens.”

#32 “Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.”

#33 “Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wildflowers will come up where you are.”

#34 “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.”

#35 “Try not to resist the changes that come your way. Instead let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come?”

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#36 “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.”

#37 “Poetry can be dangerous, especially beautiful poetry, because it gives the illusion of having had the experience without actually going through it.”

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

#39 “They say there is a doorway from heart to heart, but what is the use of a door when there are no walls?”

#40 “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.”

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

#42 “The heart has its own language. The heart knows a hundred thousand ways to speak.”

#43 “There is a basket of fresh bread on your head, yet you go door to door asking for crusts.”

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

#45 “Someone who does not run toward the allure of love walks a road where nothing lives.”

#46 “Peaceful is the one who’s not concerned with having more or less. Unbound by name and fame, he is free from sorrow from the world and mostly from himself.”

#47 “There is little one can say about love. It has to be lived, and it’s always in motion.”

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