Rumi was a man who knew how to speak from the heart that not many could parallel.
His words will teach you about compassion, unconditional love for others and yourself.
Here are 15 quotes that will soothe your soul.
“There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled.
There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled.
You feel it, don’t you?”
“Be empty of worrying.
Think of who created thought!
Why do you stay in prison
When the door is so wide open?”
“This being human is a guest house. Every morning is a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor…Welcome and entertain them all. Treat each guest honorably. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.”
“People want you to be happy.
Don’t keep serving them your pain!
If you could untie your wings
and free your soul of jealousy,
you and everyone around you
would fly up like doves.”
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.”
“On a day
when the wind is perfect,
the sail just needs to open and the world is full of beauty.
Today is such a
“Put your thoughts to sleep,
do not let them cast a shadow
over the moon of your heart.
Let go of thinking.”
“You think you are alive
because you breathe air?
Shame on you,
that you are alive in such a limited way.
Don’t be without Love,
so you won’t feel dead.
Die in Love
and stay alive forever.”
“Whenever we manage to love without expectations,
calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven.”
“Try not to resist the changes that come your way. Instead let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come?”
“Hardship may dishearten at first, but every hardship passes away. All despair is followed by hope; all darkness is followed by sunshine.”
“The fault is in the one who blames. Spirit sees nothing to criticize.”
“I died as a mineral and became a plant,
I died as a plant and rose to animal,
I died as an animal and I was Man.
Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?”
“The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy.”
“When you lose all sense of self the bonds of a thousands chains will vanish.
Lose yourself completely, return to the root of the root of your own soul.”