TOP 25 GREATEST RUMI QUOTES ON LOVE (of 100)

100 Quotes on Love and Transformation From the Mystical Poems of Rumi.

1.

“Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.”

— Rumi

 

2.

“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.”

— Rumi

 

3.

“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.”

— Rumi

 

4.

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

— Rumi

 

5.

“However much we describe and explain love, when we fall in love we are ashamed of our words.”

— Rumi

 

6.

“Love is the bridge between you and everything.”

— Rumi

 

7.

“If you find me not within you, you will never find me. For I have been with you, from the beginning of me.”

— Rumi

 

8.

“Explanation by the tongue makes most things clear, but love unexplained is clearer.”

— Rumi

 

9.

“Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.”

— Rumi

 

10.

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

— Rumi

 

11.  

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

— Rumi

 

12.

“I am yours. Don’t give myself back to me.”

— Rumi

 

13.

“When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep. Praise God for those two insomnias! And the difference between them.”

— Rumi

 

14.

“I want to see you. Know your voice. Recognize you when you first come ’round the corner. Sense your scent when I come into a room you’ve just left. Know the lift of your heel, the glide of your foot. Become familiar with the way you purse your lips then let them part, just the slightest bit, when I lean in to your space and kiss you. I want to know the joy of how you whisper ‘more.’”

— Rumi

 

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.”

— Rumi

 

16.

“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.”

— Rumi

 

17.

“Two there are who are never satisfied — the lover of the world and the lover of knowledge.”

— Rumi

 

18.

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

— Rumi

 

19.

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

— Rumi

 

20.

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there.”

— Rumi

 

 

21.

Love is our steady guide on this road full of hardships.” 

— Rumi

 

 

22.

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

— Rumi

 

 

23.

Concentrate on the Essence, concentrate on the Light. 

— Rumi

 

 

24.

You know what love is?
It is all kindness, generosity. 

— Rumi

 

 

25.

In the silence of LOVE you will find the Spark of LIFE. 

— Rumi

 

We can’t find the truth listening to our own voice’s echo. We can find ourselves only in someone’s mirror.” 

— Rumi

 

How do I know who I am or where I am? How could a single wave locate itself in an ocean. 

— Rumi

 

In things spiritual, there is no partition, no number, no individuals. How sweet is the oneness-unearth the treasure of Unity. 

— Rumi

 

When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it. 

— Rumi

 

This outward spring and garden are a reflection of the inward garden.” 

— Rumi

 

How should Spring bring forth a garden on hard stone? Become earth, that you may grow flowers of many colors. For you have been heart-breaking rock. Once, for the sake of experiment, be earth! 

— Rumi

 

Where the lips are silent the heart has a thousand tongues. 

— Rumi

 

If you yearn for holy felicity,
shed your arrogance and Become A Seeker Of Hearts. 

— Rumi

 

We all face death in the end. But on the way, be careful never to hurt a human heart! 

— Rumi

 

Every rose that is sweet-scented within, That rose is telling of the secrets of the Universal. 

— Rumi

 

In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves. 

— Rumi

 

You’ve come to know the fortunate and the inauspicious stars, but you don’t know whether you yourself are fortunate or lucky. 

— Rumi

 

I will soothe you and heal you, I will bring you roses. I too have been covered with thorns. 

— Rumi

 

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

— Rumi

 

A woman is a mystery to guide a wise and open man. 

— Rumi

 

The Heart is like a candle,
longing to be lit! 

— Rumi

 

Whatever pearl you seek, look for the pearl within the pearl! 

— Rumi

 

Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking. Live in silence.” 

— Rumi

 

Don’t you know yet? It is your Light that lights the worlds. 

— Rumi

 

Don’t see yourself as a body of clay; See yourself as a mirror reflecting the divine beauty. 

— Rumi

Give yourself a kiss. If you want to hold the beautiful one, hold yourself. 

— Rumi

 

You are as you are,
an indescribable message on the air. 

— Rumi

 

Try something different. Surrender. 

— Rumi

 

Learn the alchemy true human beings know. The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given the door with open. 

— Rumi

 

The testing of good and bad is in order that the gold may boil and bring the scum to the top. 

— Rumi

 

We are all bathed in the same light. 

— Rumi

 

Keep silent, because the world of silence is a vast fullness. 

— Rumi

 

The ground’s generosity takes in our compost and grows beauty! Try to be more like the ground. 

— Rumi

 

Whatever you know, or don’t – only Love is real. 

— Rumi

 

Physical existence is so cramped.We grow old and bent over like embryos.Nine months passes;it is time to be born. The lamb wants to graze green daylight. There are ways of being born twice,of coming to where you fly,not individually like birds, but as the sun moves with his bride, sincerity. 

— Rumi

 

I was there in the beginning and I was the spirit of love. 

— Rumi

 

I am iron resisting the most enormous magnet there is. 

— Rumi

 

Knock, And He’ll open the door Vanish, And He’ll make you shine like the sun Fall, And He’ll raise you to the heavens Become nothing, And He’ll turn you into everything.

— Rumi

 

Those who don’t feel this love pulling them like a river, those who don’t drink dawn like a cup of springwater or take in sunset like a supper, those who don’t want to change, let them sleep. 

— Rumi

 

You are not one you are a Thousand. Just Light your Lantern. 

— Rumi

 

Be like a river in generosity and giving help. Be like a sun in tenderness and pity. Be like night when covering other’s faults. Be like a dead when furious and angry. Be like earth in modesty and humbleness. Be like a sea in tolerance. Be as you are or as you look like. 

— Rumi

 

Joy lives concealed in grief. 

— Rumi

 

You knock at the door of Reality. You shake your thought wings, loosen your shoulders, and open. 

— Rumi

 

Close both eyes to see with the other eye. 

— Rumi

 

The only way to measure a lover
is by the grandeur of the beloved. 

— Rumi

 

When I say the word You, I mean
a hundred universes. 

— Rumi

 

To Love is to reach God. 

— Rumi

 

When inward tenderness finds the secret hurt,
pain itself will crack the rock and Ah!
Let the soul emerge… 

— Rumi

 

We are born of love. Love is our mother. 

— Rumi

 

I have found the heart and will never leave This house of light. 

— Rumi

 

Drink from the presence of saints, not from those other jars. 

— Rumi

 

He alone has the right to break, for He alone has the power to mend. 

— Rumi

 

Now is the time to unite the Soul and the world. 

— Rumi

 

Enough of words. Come to me without a sound. 

— Rumi

 

There is an unseen sweetness in the stomach’s emptiness. We are lutes. When the sound box is filled, no music can come forth. When the brain and the belly burn from fasting, every moment a new song rises out of the fire. The mists clear, and a new vitality makes you spring up the steps before you… 

— Rumi

 

On the way there is no harder pass than this: fortunate is he who does not carry envy as a companion. 

— Rumi

 

Nothing is meaningful except surrendering to love. Do it. 

— Rumi

 

The world is like a courtroom, with God as our judge. We are called upon to fulfill our covenant with God, who asked, “Am I not your Lord?” To which we answered, “Yea.” And since here on earth we are on trial, our every word and action form the witness to and the evidence of that agreement. 

— Rumi

 

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

— Rumi

 

The miracle of Jesus is himself, not what he said or did about the future. Forget the future. I’d worship someone who could do that. 

— Rumi

 

When one sense perceives the hidden, the invisible world becomes apparent to the whole. 

— Rumi

 

Seek the sound that never ceases. Seek the sun that never sets. 

— Rumi

 

I am in the House of Mercy, and my heart is a place of prayer. 

— Rumi

 

Go my friend
bestow your love
even on your enemies
if you touch their hearts
what do you think will happen. 

— Rumi

 

Join the community of saints and know the delight of your own Soul. Enter the ruins of your Heart and Learn the Meaning of Humility. 

— Rumi

 

Let us put away our blinders and answer the call to Joy. 

— Rumi

 

Botha swimmer and a drowned man are in the water; the latter is borne by the water and controlled by it, while the swimmer is borne along by his own power and of his own volition. Every movement made by the drowned man – indeed, every act and word that issue from him – comes from the water, not from him… The saints are like this. They have died before death. 

— Rumi

 

Do good to the people for the sake of God or for the peace of your own soul that you may always see what is pure and save your Heart from the darkness of hate. 

— Rumi

 

Be kind and honest, and harmful poisons will turn sweet inside you. 

— Rumi

 

Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. In the depths there is a spring with all the water your heart is thirsty for. 

— Rumi

 

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. 

— Rumi

 

You have Within you more love than you could ever understand. 

— Rumi

 

You and I have spoken all these words, but for the way we have to go,words are no preparation. I have one small drop of knowing in my soul. Let it dissolve in your ocean. 

— Rumi

 

The source is within you. And this whole world is springing up from it. 

— Rumi

 

The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.

— Rumi

 

You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life? 

— Rumi

 

We are pain and what cures pain, both. We are the sweet cold water and the jar that pours. I want to hold you close like a lute, so that we can cry out with loving. Would you rather throw stones at a mirror? I am your mirror and here are the stones. 

— Rumi

 

Do not sit long with a sad friend. When you go to a garden do you look at the weeds? Spend more time with the roses and jasmines. 

— Rumi

 

Woman is the light of God. 

— Rumi

 

Dive today from the cliff of what you know into what you can’t know. 

— Rumi