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Rumi Quotes On Life

Updated on September 25, 2014
The Rumi Collection
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Jalal ud din Rumi Quotes

Jalaluddin Rumi was a persian poet and mystic ,who lived in the 13th Century. He was a follower of the Sufi philosophy and Rumi quotes on lifeguides us to understand and live a meaningful life.

He is attributed with great poetry that inspires,motivates,gives strength and a peace of mind to all who read it.People all over the world are impressed by Jalaluddin Rumi Quotes and find the words appealing to enhance their spiritual growth.

Rumi captures with his words the essence of living and his poetry makes us aware of the emotions we go through in our daily life.

Rumi's words are spiritual poetry that will transform your mind from feeling chaotic to one of peace with more understanding of the situations.

The way you will look at life will be changed when you ponder over the words of wisdom of the mystic poet .

Here are a few Rumi quotes on life to enrich your mind ....

Jalaluddin Rumi Quotes


Inspirational Books To Get To Know Rumi

The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition
The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition

This book is a collection of Rumi's poems translated with clarity by Coleman Barks to capture the beauty of them and gives us better understanding of the spiritual poet's words.


Jalaluddin Rumi Quotes

No mirror ever became iron again;

No bread ever became wheat;

No ripened grape ever became sour fruit.

Mature yourself and be secure from a change for the worse.

Become the light.

You suppose you are the trouble

But you are the cure

You suppose that you are the lock on the door

But you are the key that opens it

It's too bad that you want to be someone else

You don't see your own face, your own beauty

Yet, no face is more beautiful than yours.

You were born with potential.

You were born with goodness and trust.

You were born with ideals and dreams.

You were born with greatness.

You were born with wings.

You are not meant for crawling, so don't.

You have wings.

Learn to use them and fly.


"Burdens are the foundations of ease and bitter things the forerunners of pleasure."


"Be grateful for whomever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond."


The Soul of Rumi: A New Collection of Ecstatic Poems
The Soul of Rumi: A New Collection of Ecstatic Poems

Another translation of rumi's poems by Coleman Barks.This book is a collection of rumi's poetry on everyday life in simple and profound words.


Quotes Of Mevlana Rumi

" Don't grieve.

Anything you lose comes round in another form."

"This world is a mountain,

in which your works are echoed back to you."

"You already have the precious mixture that will make you well.

Use it."

"When you do things from your soul,

you feel a river moving in you, a joy."


"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do."

"Respond to every call that excites your spirit."

"The universe and the light of the stars come through me."

"Poems are rough notations for the music we are."


A Year with Rumi: Daily Readings
A Year with Rumi: Daily Readings

A collection of 365 poems translated to inspire you everyday of the year.Embrace the teachings of the mystic poet as you travel through the year to become a better person with greater understanding of life.


Life Quotes By Rumi

You wander from room to room

Hunting for the diamond necklace

That is already around your neck!


"Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it.

Whoever has polished it more sees more - more unseen forms become manifest to him."


"Oh soul,

you worry too much.

You have seen your own strength.

You have seen your own beauty.

You have seen your golden wings.

Of anything less,

why do you worry?

You are in truth

the soul, of the soul, of the soul."


"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."


"Let the beauty you love be what you do. There are a thousand ways to kneel and kiss the earth."


"What you seek is seeking you."


The Illuminated Rumi
The Illuminated Rumi

This collection of rumi's quotes is a visual treat in addition to being a treat for your mind.


Rumi Quote On Love

"Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love."


Come out of the circle of time And into the circle of love.Only from the heart can you touch the sky.


Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek & find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.


Mystical Poems of Rumi
Mystical Poems of Rumi

Contemplate on the mystical poems of rumi with greater depth with these translations done with care.


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    • semas profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago

      @Gypzeerose: Thank you so much for the Pin and tweet.

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      Rose Jones 

      5 years ago

      I like "Poems are rough notations for the music we are." as well as very many of these Rumi quotes. Pinned to my "quotes worth remembering board". and tweeted.

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      6 years ago

      What you seek is seeking you. This one fits to my day :)

    • ghebert profile image


      6 years ago

      So simple, so practical, so within all of us. I love Rumi. So inspiring!

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      6 years ago

      I love these.

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      6 years ago

      I've always loved his quotes. Sundae ;-)

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      6 years ago

      This lens makes me feel nice. Very inspirational. Thanks!

    • semas profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      @IbnAdams: Thanks for sharing this Rumi Quote.

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      6 years ago

      my fav rumi quote is

      âIf you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?â

      â Rumi

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      Wendy Gillissen 

      6 years ago

      Wonderful quotes, thank you for sharing them! I love Rumi, he speaks directly to my Soul.

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      7 years ago

      The world of Rumi is a world of Love, a world of Peace and Tranquility. That's a world I love. That's a world I want to be in.

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      7 years ago

      I love Rumi. Thank you for sharing these quotes!

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      7 years ago

      Great work. your lens inspired me so much that i made a lens on this theme and featured your lens there...

      Thanks.. :) may GOD bless u....

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      7 years ago

      very inspirational :)

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      8 years ago

      Love him! Blessing this lens!

    • Paul Ward profile image


      8 years ago from Liverpool, England

      Very good selection from a great poet.

      Lensrolled to my Desiderata lens/

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      8 years ago

      These are some great quotes.

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      8 years ago

      Can anyone identify this sufi(?) quote: "The door is open, Now there is no escape." I'm not even sure if those are the correct words (notwithstanding translation). Thanks

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      8 years ago from US


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      8 years ago

      Thanks for sharing! Here's my favorite Rumi quote: "I have lived on the lip of insanity, wanting to know reasons, knocking on a door. It opens. I've been knocking from the inside!"

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      darciefrench lm 

      8 years ago

      Beautiful lens, I love how the color theme brings about a sense of peace to go with the calming words. Blessed and featured on November Blessings under spiritual lenses for improving mental health.

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      8 years ago

      I love Rumi and reading through your page brings a delightful sense of peace. Thank you!


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