Quotation Explorer - 'Jalaluddin Rumi'

Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Give your weakness to one who helps. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form. - Jalaluddin Rumi
How will you know the difficulties of being human, if you are always flying off to blue perfection? Where will you plant your grief seeds? Workers need ground to scrape and hoe, not the sky of unspecified desire. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You dance inside my chest,where no one sees you,but sometimes I do, and thatsight becomes this art. - Jalaluddin Rumi
In the slaughterhouse of love, they kill only the best, none of the weak or deformed. Don't run away from this dying. Whoever's not killed for love is dead meat. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking. Live in silence. - Jalaluddin Rumi
In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Let silence take you to the core of life. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The deeper the grief, the more radiant the love. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me again;For I am like the Moon,you will see me with new face everyday. - Jalaluddin Rumi
It is certain that an atom of goodness on the path of faith is never lost. - Jalaluddin Rumi
True beauty is a rayThat springs from the sacred depths of the soul,and illuminates the body, just as lifesprings from the kernel of a stone andgives colour and scent to a flower. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Peaceful is the one who's not concerned with having more or less.Unbound by name and fame, he is free from sorrow from the world and mostly from himself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You whispered softly in the ear of my joyous heart.You know what's on my mind, you've heard my thoughts.I closed my mouth and spoke to you in a hundred silent ways. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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? - Jalaluddin Rumi
Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom - Jalaluddin Rumi
If you desire healing,let yourself fall illlet yourself fall ill. - Jalaluddin Rumi
There are as many ways of loving as there are people, and that wildflower variety is the great beauty of this dimension of existence. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Lovers find secret placesinside this violent worldwhere they make transactions with beauty. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others' faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for rage and anger. Be like the Earth for modesty. Appear as you are. Be as you appear. - Jalaluddin Rumi
We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The Ego is a veil between humans and God’.In prayer all are equal. - Jalaluddin Rumi
I was dead, then alive.Weeping, then laughing.The power of love came into me,and I became fierce like a lion,then tender like the evening star. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The cure for pain is in the pain. - Jalaluddin Rumi
If I could repeat it,people passing by would be enlightened and go free. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Beyond Islam and unbelief there is a desert plain. For us, there is a passion in the midst of that expanse. The knower who reaches there will prostrate, there is neither Islam nor unbelief, nor any 'where' in that place. - Jalaluddin Rumi
My friend, you thought you lost Him;that all your life you've been separated from Him.Filled with wonder, you've always looked outside for Him,and haven't searched within your own house. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The way of love is not a subtle argument. The door there is devastation. Birds make great sky-circles of their freedom. How do they learn it? They fall, and falling, they're given wings. - Jalaluddin Rumi
I didn't come here of my own accord, and I can't leave that way.Whoever brought me here will have to take me home. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You are an ocean in a drop of dew,all the universes in a thin sack of blood.What are these pleasures then,these joys, these worldsthat you keep reaching for,hoping they will make you more alive? - Jalaluddin Rumi
You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don't. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly. - Jalaluddin Rumi
If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished? - Jalaluddin Rumi
If in thirst you drink water from a cup, you see God in it. Those who are not in love with God will see only their own faces in it. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Der Bettler ruft, um seine Not zu stillen,Der Fromme ruft um seiner Seele willen. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Come to the orchard in Spring.There is light and wine, and sweetheartsin the pomegranate flowers.If you do not come, these do not matter.If you do come, these do not matter. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The ground's generosity takes in our compost and grows beauty! Try to be more like the ground. - Jalaluddin Rumi
A craftsman pulled a reed from the reedbed,cut holes in it, and called it a human being.Since then, it's been wailing a tender agonyof parting, never mentioning the skillthat gave it life as a flute - Jalaluddin Rumi
Is it really so that the one I love is everywhere? - Jalaluddin Rumi
Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love. - Jalaluddin Rumi
When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Don't turn away. Keep your gaze on the bandaged place. That's where the light enters you. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Inside you there’s an artist you don’t know about… say yes quickly, if you know, if you’ve known it from before the beginning of the universe. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Woman is the light of God. - Jalaluddin Rumi
My heart is so smallit's almost invisible.How can You place such big sorrows in it?"Look," He answered,"your eyes are even smaller,yet they behold the world. - Jalaluddin Rumi
I will soothe you and heal you,I will bring you roses.I too have been covered with thorns. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Knock, And He'll open the doorVanish, And He'll make you shine like the sunFall, And He'll raise you to the heavensBecome nothing, And He'll turn you into everything. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you. - Jalaluddin Rumi
silence is the language of god, all else is poor translation. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You were sent to unite peopleYou were not been sent to divide people. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell youDon't go back to sleep!You must ask for what you really want.Don't go back to sleep!People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two worlds touch,The door is round and openDon't go back to sleep! - Jalaluddin Rumi
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field.I'll meet you there.When the soul lies down in that grassthe world is too full to talk about. - Jalaluddin Rumi
I am yours.Don't give myself back to me. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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. - Jalaluddin Rumi
jangan tanya apa agamaku. aku bukan yahudi. bukanzoroaster. bukan pula islam. karena aku tahu, begitu suatu namakusebut, kau akan memberikan arti yang lain daripada makna yang hidupdi hatiku. - Jalaluddin Rumi
A wealth you cannot imagineflows through you.Do not consider what strangers say.Be secluded in your secret heart-house,that bowl of silence. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You are the Truth from foot to brow. Now, what else would you like to know? - Jalaluddin Rumi
What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle. - Jalaluddin Rumi
If it is bread that you seek, you will have bread. If it is the soul you seek, you will find the soul. If you understand this secret, you know you are that which you seek. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life? - Jalaluddin Rumi
Go find yourself first so you can also find me. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Know the true definition of yourself. That is essential.Then, when you know your own definition, flee from it. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Where lowland is, that's where water goes. All medicine wants is pain to cure. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Travel brings power and love back into your life. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field.I'll meet you there. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Ich sehe Deine Schönheit ganz,schließ ich die Augen mein,Und schließ' den Mund ich, trinke ichnur immer Deinen Wein.Verboten gilt mir das Gesprächmit Menschen in der Welt -Doch wenn von Dir gesprochen wird:lang wird mein Wort dann sein! - Jalaluddin Rumi
This place is a dream. Only a sleeper considers it real. Then death comes like dawn, and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The morning wind spreads its fresh smell. We must get up and take that in, that wind that lets us live. Breathe before it's gone. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Beauty surrounds us. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Soul receives from soul that knowledge, therefore not by book nor from tongue. If knowledge of mysteries come after emptiness of mind, that is illumination of heart. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death. - Jalaluddin Rumi
My Soul is my Guide, for my Soul is of that Abode I will not Speak of the Earthly, I am of the Unknown. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You were born with potential. You were born with goodness and trust. You were born with ideals and dreams. You were born with greatness. You were born with wings. You are not meant for crawling, so don’t. You have wings. Learn to use them and fly. - Jalaluddin Rumi
It's your road, and yours alone.others may walk it with you,but no one can walk it for you. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Dear soul, don't set a high value on someone before they deserve it; You either lose them or ruin yourself...! - Jalaluddin Rumi
Two there are, who are never satisfied; The lover of the world and the lover of Knowledge. - Jalaluddin Rumi
When someone beats a rug,the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it and thought they had the truth. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Shall I tell you our secret? We are charming thieves who steal hearts and never fail because we are the friends of the One.Blessed is the poem that comes through me but not of me because the sound of my own music will drown the song of Love. - Jalaluddin Rumi
With life as short as a half taken breath, don't plant anything but love. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Yesterday I was clever and tried to change the world. Today I am wise and try to change myself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You know how it is. Sometimes we plan a trip to one place, but something takes us to another. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The wound is the place where the Light enters you. - Jalaluddin Rumi
That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. - Jalaluddin Rumi
And watch two men washing clothes,one makes dry clothes wet. The other makes wet clothes dry. they seem to be thwarting each other, but their work is a perfect harmony.Every holy person seems to have a different doctrine and practice, but there's really only one work. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Love comes with a knife, not some shy question, and not with fears for its reputation! - Jalaluddin Rumi
Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along. - Jalaluddin Rumi
You soak up my soul and mingle me. Each drop of my blood cries out to the earth. We are partners, blended as one. - Jalaluddin Rumi
This poetry. I never know what I'm going to say. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Gamble everything for love, if you're a true human being. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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. - Jalaluddin Rumi
I know you're tired but come, this is the way. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Remember. The way you make love is the way God will be with you. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Oh soul, you worry too much. Your arms are heavy with treasures of all kinds. - Jalaluddin Rumi
I love my friendsneither with my heart nor with my mind. Just in case…Heart might stop. Mind can forget. I love them with my soul. Soul never stops or forgets. - Jalaluddin Rumi
I am your moon and your moonlight tooI am your flower garden and your water tooI have come all this way, eager for youWithout shoes or shawlI want you to laughTo kill all your worriesTo love youTo nourish you. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Dance, when you're broken open. Dance, if you've torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you're perfectly free. - Jalaluddin Rumi
در غم ما روزها بی گاه شدروزها با سوزها همراه شد - Jalaluddin Rumi
The way you make love is the way God will be with you. - Jalaluddin Rumi
To live without youis to be robbed of loveand what is life without it?To live without youis death to me, my lovebut some call it life. - Jalaluddin Rumi
We may know who we are or we may not. We may be Muslims, Jews or Christians but until our hearts become the mould for every heart we will see only our differences. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Late, by myself, in the boat of myself,no light and no land anywhere,cloudcover thick. I try to stayjust above the surface, yet I'm already underand living within the ocean. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Don't turn your head. Keep looking at the bandaged place. That's where the light enters you. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself. - Jalaluddin Rumi
If Light Is In Your HeartYou Will Find Your Way Home. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Like a sculptor, if necessary,carve a friend out of stone.Realize that your inner sight is blindand try to see a treasure in everyone. - Jalaluddin Rumi
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? - Jalaluddin Rumi
When soul risesInto lipsYou feel the kiss You have wanted - Jalaluddin Rumi
You were sent to unite peopleYou were not sent to divide people. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Why struggle to open a door between us when the whole wall is an illusion? - Jalaluddin Rumi
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