Please find great uplifting quotes by Rumi. We hope you’ll find them inspirational in your journey to recovery and healing.
Do not look at my outward shape, but take what is in my hand.
Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more — more unseen forms become manifest to him.
In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and watch how the pattern improves.
Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged.
In truth everything and everyone
Is a shadow of the Beloved,
And our seeking is His seeking
And our words are His words…
We search for Him here and there,
while looking right at Him.
Sitting by His side, we ask:
‘O Beloved, where is the Beloved?’
Return from existence to nonexistence. You are seeking the Lord and you belong to him. Nonexistence is a place of income; flee it not. This existence of more and less is a place of expenditure.
Counterfeit gold exists because there is such a thing as real gold.
First you were mineral and then vegetable, then animal, then human.
You will be an angel, and you will pass beyond that too.
Even though you tie a thousand knots — the string remains one.
Every thought has a parallel action.
The Eternal looked upon me for a moment with His eye of power, and annihilated me in His being, and become manifest to me in His essence. I saw I existed through Him.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
The intelligent want self-control; children want candy.
The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.
The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.
If you could get rid of yourself just once, the secret of secrets would open to you.
We rarely hear the inward music, but we’re all dancing to it nevertheless.
To boil water you need an intermediary — the vessel.
Wool only becomes a carpet because knowledge is available.
Two reeds drink from one stream.
One is hollow, the other is sugar-cane.
To the ignorant, a pearl seems a mere stone.
The moment you entered this world of form, an escape ladder was put out for you.
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.
He is a letter to everyone. You open it. It says, ‘Live!
You know what love is?
It is all kindness, generosity.
Disharmony prevails when
You confuse lust with love, while
The distance between the two