Rumi Quotes About Love & Life To Get More Positivity

Rumi was a 13th-century Persian poet who’s had a massive influence on Muslim writing and culture. His work is mostly written about Love and life. Get Best Rumi Quotes that will give you more positive outlook on life.

His works have been translated to many different languages, including Spanish, Turkish, German, Russian, Urdu, Arabic, French and Italian.

Brad Gooch, who wrote a biography of Rumi, describes him as “a poet of joy and of love”.

The Forty Rules of Love novel written by Turkish author Elif Shafak, also talk about Love between Rumi and Shams.

Here are some selected quotes by him:


1. “Do not feel lonely, the entire universe is inside you.”


2. “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.”


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


4. “Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.”


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


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


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


8. “Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others.”


9. “Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open?”


10. “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.”


11. “Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.”


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


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


14. “Silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation.”


15. “Travel brings power and love back into your life.”


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


17. “Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought!”


18. “Open your hands if you want to be held.”


19. “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”


20. “The wound is the place where the Light enters you.”


21. “The whole universe is contained within a single human being – you.”


22. “Grace comes to forgive and then forgive again.”


23. “Gratitude is the wine for the soul. Go on. Get drunk.”


24. “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.”


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


26. “When the world pushes you to your knees, you’re in the perfect position to pray.”


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


28. “Whenever they rebuild an old building, they must first of all destroy the old one.”


29. “Everything about yesterday has gone with yesterday. Today, it is needed to say new things.”


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


31. “When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep.”


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


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


34. “Shine like the whole universe is yours.”


35. “The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.”


36. “The garden of the world has no limits except in your mind.”


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


38. “What is planted in each person’s soul will sprout.”


39. “Conventional opinion is the ruin of our souls.”


40. “Your breath touched my soul and I saw beyond all limits.”


Which Rumi quotes is your favorite? Let me know in the comments section!

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