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Top 120 Rumi Quotes on Silence, Happiness and Love (POETIC)

When I feel out of touch with myself, I turn to Rumi. The 13th century Persian poet has a way with words that can touch your heart. Check out his best quotes and poems and share them with your loved ones.

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Rumi Quotes on Silence

1. ”Listen to silence. It has much to say.”

”Listen to silence. It has much to say.” Rumi

2. “Silence gives answers.”

3. “This silence, this moment, every moment, if it’s genuinely inside you, brings what you need.”

4. “There’s nothing to believe. Only when I stopped believing in myself did I come into this beauty. Sit quietly, and listen for a voice that will say, ‘Be more silent.’”

5. “Die and be quiet. Quietness is the surest sign that you’ve died. Your old life was a frantic running from silence. Move outside the tangle of fear-thinking.”

6. “Live in silence.”

7. “Let silence be the art you practice.”

8. “Carry your baggage towards silence, when you seek the signs of the way.”

9. 'In Silence there is eloquence.’ Rumi Click To Tweet

10. “Let silence take you to the core of life.”

11. “All is known in the sacredness of silence.”

12. “Sing to me in the silence of your heart and I will rise up to hear your triumphant song.”

13. “Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don’t walk into the river. Listen to the ocean.”

14. “There is a place where words are born of silence.”

15. “Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.”

“Silence is the language of God, all else is poor translation.” Rumi

16. “All is known in the sacredness of silence.”

17. “Last night
I begged the Wise One to tell me
the secret of the world.
Gently, gently, he whispered,
‘Be quiet,
the secret cannot be spoken,
It is wrapped in silence.’”

18. “In the silence of love you will find the spark of life.”

19. “Ground yourself, strip yourself down, To blind loving Silence”

20. “There is a way between voice and presence, where information flows. In disciplined silence it opens; with wandering talk it closes”

21. 'Keep silent, because the world of silence is a vast fullness' Rumi Click To Tweet

22. “Put your thoughts to sleep, do not let them cast a shadow over the moon of your heart. Let go of thinking.”

23. “This is how it always is when I finish a poem. A great silence overcomes me and I wonder why I ever thought to use language.”

24. “Silence is the root of everything. If you spiral into its void a hundred voices will thunder messages you long to hear.”

25. A wealth you cannot imagine flows through you. Do not consider what strangers say. Be secluded in your secret heart-house, that bowl of silence.

26. “Let Silence speak to you about the secrets of the universe.”

 

Rumi Quotes on Nature

27. “Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.”

“Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.” Rumi

28. “Love is a river. Drink from it.”

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

30. “Daylight, full of small dancing particles and the one great turning, our souls are dancing with you, without feet, they dance. Can you see them when I whisper in your ear?”

31. “The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep.”

32. “What hurts the soul? To live without tasting the water of its own essence.”

33. 'Your light is more magnificent than sunrise or sunset.' Rumi Click To Tweet

34. “We can’t help being thirsty, moving toward the voice of water.”

35. “Don’t allow your animal nature to rule your reason.”

36. “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.”

37. “When water gets caught in habitual whirlpools, dig a way out through the bottom of the ocean.”

38. “There is a moon inside every human being. Learn to be companions with it.”

39. 'Let the waters settle and you will see the moon and the stars mirrored in your own being.' Rumi Click To Tweet

40. “Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of moon.”

41. “In the garden
I see only your face
From trees and blossoms
I inhale only your fragrance.”

42. “Your way begins at the other side. Become the sky.”

43. “Wherever water flows, life flourishes: wherever tears fall, divine mercy is shown.”

44. 'Listen to the sound of waves within you.’ Rumi Click To Tweet

45. “How do I know who I am or where I am? How could a single wave locate itself in an ocean.”

46. “I have found the heart and will never leave this house of light.”

47. “Don’t you know yet? It is your Light that lights the worlds.”

 

Rumi Quotes on Happiness

48. ”The cure for pain is in the pain.”

”The cure for pain is in the pain.” Rumi

49. “Be empty of worrying. Think of who created thought! Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open?”

50. “If something makes you happy in this world, you should think of what will happen to you if that thing were taken away.”

51. “When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy.”

52. “The value of a human being can be measured by what he or she most deeply wants. Be free of possessing things. Sit at an empty table. Be pleased with water, the taste of being at home.”

53. “Be patient where you sit in the dark…Dawn is coming.”

54. 'Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.' Rumi Click To Tweet

55. “Why should I be unhappy? Every parcel of my being is in full bloom.”

56. “Beauty surrounds us.”

57. “But listen to me. For one moment quit being sad. Hear blessings dropping their blossoms around you.”

58. “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.”

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

60. “The heart can’t wait to speak of this ecstasy
The soul is kissing the earth, saying,
Oh God, what a blessing!”

 

Rumi Quotes on Life

61. “When setting out on a journey. Do not seek advice from those who have never left home.”

"When setting out on a journey. Do not seek advice from those who have never left home.” Rumi

62. “The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open.”

63. “You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?”

64. “Maybe you are searching among the branches for what only appears in the roots.”

65. “On what is fear: Non-acceptance of uncertainty. If we accept that uncertainty, it becomes an adventure!”

66. “Why are you so enchanted by this world, when a mine of gold lies within you?”

67. ‘If you only say one prayer in a day, make it thank you.’ Rumi Click To Tweet

68. “Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you’d ever imagined.”

69. “Move, but don’t move the way fear makes you move.”

70. “When you go through a hard period, when everything seems to oppose you, when you feel you cannot even bear one more minute, never give up! Because it is the time and place that the course will divert!”

71. “Why should I be weary when every cell of my body is bursting with life?”

72. 'These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.' Rumi Click To Tweet

73. “There is a life in you, search that life, search the secret jewel in the mountain of your body.”

74. “Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent. Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.”

75. “Oh soul, 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.”

76. “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

 

Rumi Quotes on Love

77. “You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.”

“You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.” Rumi

78. “I have put the ear of my soul in the widow of your heart”

79. “I see my beauty in you.”

80. “The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.”

81. “I will be waiting here for your silence to break, for your soul to shake, for your love to wake.”

82. “Love is the water of life, jump into this water.”

83. 'Love is not an emotion. It is your very existence.' Rumi Click To Tweet

84. “Those who don’t feel this love pulling them like a river, those who don’t drink dawn like a cup of springwater or take in sunset like a supper, those who don’t want to change, let them sleep.”

85. “Without love, all worship is a burden, all dancing is a chore, all music is mere noise.”

86. “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.”

87. “Darkness may hide the trees and the flowers from the eyes but it cannot hide love from the soul.”

88. “Tend to your vital heart, and all that you worry about will be solved.”

89. 'What you seek is seeking you.' Rumi Click To Tweet

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

91. “Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.”

92. “Gamble everything for love, if you are a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness doesn’t reach into majesty.”

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

94. “Explanation by the tongue makes most things clear, but love unexplained is clearer.”

95. 'I am yours. Don’t give myself back to me.' Rumi Click To Tweet

96. “Your task? To work with all the passion of your being to acquire an inner light.”

97. “Truth lifts the heart, like water refreshes thirst.”

98. “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.”

99. “I went inside my heart to see how it was. Something there makes me hear the whole world weeping.”

100. “I would love to kiss you. The price of kissing is your life.”

101. 'A thousand half-loves must be forsaken to take one whole heart home.' Rumi Click To Tweet

102. “If you find me not within you, you will never find me. For I have been with you, from the beginning of me.”

103. “If you want to be more alive, love is the truest health.”

104. “In the silence of love you will find the spark of life”

105. “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 light becomes this art.”

106. “In your light I learn how to love.”

107. “Love is an open secret, the most obvious thing in the world and the most hidden, with no why to how it keeps its mystery.”

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

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

110. 'Reason is powerless in the expression of Love.' Rumi Click To Tweet

111. “Moonlight floods the whole sky from horizon to horizon; how much it can fill your room depends on its windows.”

112. “Remember. The way you make love is the way God will be with you.”

113. “Love rests on no foundation. It is an endless ocean, with no beginning or end.”

114. “The heart has its own language. The heart knows a hundred thousand ways to speak.”

115. “The heart is cooking a pot of food for you. Be patient until it is cooked”

116. “The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.”

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

118. “When I am with you, everything is prayer.”

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