Rumi Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Rumi quotes, Rumi sayings, and Rumi proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

The pure heart is a spotless mirror in which images of infinite beauty are reflected. Rumi
Rise up nimbly and go on your strange journey to the ocean of meanings.... Leave and don't look away from the sun as you go, in whose light you're sometimes crescent, sometimes full. Rumi
The soul has been given its own ears to hear things the mind does not understand. Rumi
If you want something, release the wish, and let it light on its desire, completely free of the personal. Rumi
Stop, open up, surrender the beloved blind silence. Stay there until you see you're looking at the light with infinite eyes. Rumi
There is a force within that gives you life. Seek that. Rumi
By God, when you see your beauty you will be the idol of yourself. Rumi
All loves are a bridge to divine love. Yet, those who have not had a taste of it do not know! Rumi
Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. Rumi
Be silent, only the hand of God can remove the burdens of your heart. Rumi
When setting out on a journey, do not seek advice from those who have never left home. Rumi
I have been a seeker and I still am, but I stopped asking the books and the stars. I started listening to the teaching of my Soul. Rumi
God writes spiritual mysteries on our heart, where they wait silently for discovery. Rumi
The only real rest comes when you're alone with God. Rumi
Why are you knocking at every other door? Go, knock at the door of your own heart. Rumi
Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths. Rumi
Come inside the heart's house. There is peace and solace there. Rumi
Whatever purifies you is the right path, I will not try to define it. Rumi
The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are. Rumi
Don't dismiss the heart, even if it's filled with sorrow. God's treasures are buried in broken hearts. Rumi
If light is in your heart, you will find your way home. Rumi
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction. Rumi
When your soul is looking for you, light a candle on its path. Rumi
Don't be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth. Rumi
All doubt, despair and fear become insignificant when the intention of life becomes love. Rumi
Remember, the entrance door to the sanctuary is inside you. Rumi
The desire to know your own soul will end all other desires.  Rumi
When you feel a peaceful joy, that's when you are near the Truth. Rumi
Your task is not to seek love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. Rumi
I searched for God and found only myself. I searched for myself and found only God. Rumi