Inspiring Rumi Quotes On Love And Life

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Here is a collection of 96 beautiful Rumi quotes on love and life!

Rumi Quotes On Love

1.     “You have within you more love than you could ever understand.”

2.     “Let the beauty of what you love to be what you do.”

3.     “The way the night knows itself with the moon, be that way with me. Or, alternately translated, Union is a raging river running toward the sea. Tonight, the moon kisses the stars. O beloved, be like that to me.”

4.     “Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.”

5.     “This love is the rose that blooms forever.”

6.     “The way you make love is the way God will be with you.”

7.     “Sometimes you hear a voice through the door calling you. This turning toward what you deeply love saves you.”

8.     “Love is the whole thing. We are only pieces.”

9.     “Love comes with a knife, not some shy question, and not with fears for its reputation!”

10.  “Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.”

Love Quotes Rumi

11.  “Come out of the circle of time and into the circle of love.”

12.  “The garden of love is green without limit and yields many fruits other than sorrow or joy. Love is beyond either condition: without spring, without autumn, it is always fresh.”

13.  “Love sometimes wants to do us a great favor: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.”

14.  “This is what love does and continues to do. It tastes like honey to adults and milk to children.”

15.  “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.”

16.  “Be drunk with love, for love is all that exists.”

17.  “When you seek love with all your heart you shall find its echo in the universe.”

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

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

20.  “Be soulful. Be kind. Be in love.”

Rumi Love Quotes

21.  “I don’t regret how much I love, and I avoid those who repent their passion.”

22.  “Whatever happens, just keep smiling and lose yourself in love.”

23.  “Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.”

24.  “Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.”

25.  “A house of love with no limits, a presence more beautiful than Venus or the Moon, a beauty whose image fills the mirror of the heart.”

26.  “Love is a madman, working his wild schemes, tearing off his clothes, running through the mountains.”

27.  “Let your teacher be love itself.”

28.  “Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absentminded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be.”

29.  “Thankfulness brings you to the place where the beloved lives.”

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

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31.  “Love rests on no foundation. It is an endless ocean, with no beginning or end.”

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

33.  “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 light becomes this art.”

34.  “Discard yourself and thereby regain yourself. Spread the trap of humility and ensnare love.”

35.  “Gamble everything for love, if you are a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty.”

36.  “Remember. The way you make love is the way God will be with you.”

37.  “Today, like every other day, we wake up empty and frightened. Let the beauty we love be what we do.”

38.  “You will learn by reading, but you will understand with LOVE.”

39.  “If I love myself, I love you. If I love you, I love myself.”

40.  “When your love contracts in anger, the atmosphere itself feels threatening. But when you’re expansive, no matter what the weather, you’re in an open, windy field with friends.”

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41.  “A thousand half-loves must be forsaken to take one whole heart home.”

42.  “Laugh as much as you breathe. Love as long as you live.”

43.  “Love is a river. Drink from it.”

44.  “I will be waiting here, for your silence to break, for your soul to shake, for your love to wake!”

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

46.  “There is one way of breathing that is shameful and constricted. Then, there’s another way: a breath of love that takes you all the way to infinity.”

47.  “You fill yourself with the sharp pain of love, rather than its fulfilment.”

48.  “Come, whoever you are! Wanderer, worshipper, lover of leaving. This is not a caravan of despair. It doesn’t matter if you’ve broken your vow a thousand times, still and yet again come!”

49.  “Pale sunlight, pale the wall. Love moves away. The light changes I need more grace than I thought. Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must first of all destroy the old one.”

50.  “Someone who does not run toward the allure of love walks a road where nothing lives. But this dove here senses the love hawk floating above, and waits, and will not be driven or scared to safety.”

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51.  “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.”

52.  “Love is an emerald. Its brilliant light wards off dragons on this treacherous path.”

53.  “We are born of love; Love is our mother.”

54.  “This is how I would die into the love I have for you: as pieces of cloud dissolve in sunlight.”

55.  “Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.”

56.  “Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.”

57.  “At night, I open the window and ask the moon to come and press its face against mine. Breathe into me. Close the language-door and open the love-window. The moon won’t use the door, only the window.”

58.  “If you want to win hearts, sow the seeds of Love. If you want heaven, stop scattering thorns on the road.”

59.  “Lovers find secret places inside this violent world where they make transactions with beauty.”

60.  “Let the beauty we love be what we do.”

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61.  “Love flows down. The ground submits to the sky and suffers what comes. Is the ground worse for giving in like that? Do not put blankets over the drum. Open completely. Let your spirit ear listen to the green dome’s passionate murmur.”

62.  “Love is the house of God and you are living in that house.”

63.  “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.”

64.  “A pen went scribbling along. When it tried to write love, it broke.”

65.  “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.”

66.  “This is a subtle truth. Whatever you love you are.”

67.  “Would you become a pilgrim on the road of love? The first condition is that you make yourself humble as dust and ashes.”

68.  “Love is the bridge between you and everything.”

69.  “This turning toward what you deeply love saves you.”

70.  “Why ever talk of miracles when you are destined to become infinite love.”

71.  “How can I know anything about the past or the future, when the light of the beloved shines only now.”

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

73.  “Love risks everything and asks for nothing.”

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

Rumi Quotes On Life

75.  “Let silence take you to the core of life.”

76.  “I learned that every mortal will taste death. But only some will taste life.”

77.  “At the end of my life, with just one breath left, if you come, I’ll sit up and sing.”

78.  “To change, a person must face the dragon of his appetites with another dragon, the life-energy of the soul.”

79.  “Purify your eyes, and see the pure world. Your life will fill with radiant forms.”

80.  “You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?”

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

82.  “There is a life-force within your soul, seek that life. There is a gem in the mountain of your body, seek that mine. O traveller, if you are in search of that, don’t look outside, look inside yourself and seek that.”

83.  “A generous friend gives life for a friend let’s rise above this animalistic behavior and be kind to one another.”

84.  “Why should I be weary when every cell of my body is bursting with life?”

85.  “Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.”

Deep Rumi Quotes On Life

86.  “Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.”

87.  “The very center of your heart is where life begins – the most beautiful place on earth.”

88.  “Life s picture is constantly undergoing change. The spirit beholds a new world every moment.”

89.  “You must lance an ulcer to heal it. You must tear down parts of an old building to restore it, and so it is with a sensual life that has no spirit in it.”

90.  “My boat strikes something deep. At first sounds of silence, waves. Nothing has happened; Or perhaps everything has happened. and I am sitting in my new life.”

91.  “See the beauty around you. Break out of your boundaries. Reach out to what makes your life more meaningful.”

92.  “Planting an apple tree will give you apples, planting a poison ivy plant will give you poison ivy. Likewise, filling your life with good thoughts and happiness, multiplies the positivity and joy in your life.”

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

94.  “Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.”

95.  “You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?”

96.  “Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.”

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Hello, I am Kunal Om and welcome to my website. 

After having practiced  Meditation, Mindfulness and Self-Transformation, and witnessing positive changes in my life, I started this blogging website to inspire, motivate and help others.  

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