Here are 20 soulful quotes by the mystic that will inspire you and will expand your mind in ways you never knew.
Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi, popularly known as Rumi was born in the year 1207. He was one of the greatest poets and mystics of the Sufi tradition.
As a mystic, his religion was simply an inquiry into truth, into the very truth of existence. We bring to you some of his timeless quotes that have inspired generations and continue to do so.
- “Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there.”
- “The wound is the place where the Light enters you.”
- “Stop acting so small. You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”
- “Don’t you know yet? It is your light that lights the worlds.” “You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?”
- “Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Ne notorious.”
- “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”
- “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”
- “Respond to every call that excites your spirit.”
- “You have to keep braking your heart until it opens.”
- “Only from the heart you can touch the sky”
- “Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.”
- “The desire to know your own soul will end all other desires.”
- “You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.”
- “Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?”
- “Be certain that in the religion of Love there are no believers and unbelievers. LOVE embraces all.”
- “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.”
- “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.”
- “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.”
- “When you seek love with all your heart you shall find its echo in the universe.”