Here is a collection of 25 of the very best quotes from the popular 13th Century Persian poet Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī or Rumi as what he is much better known as.  

His wonderful words of wisdom and inspiration are enjoyed and shared by people from all over the world to this day. I hope that you take a few moments and read these great quotes.


Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. – Rumi


Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. – Rumi


Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise so I am changing myself. – Rumi

25 Quotes By Rumi


What you seek is seeking you. – Rumi


Let the beauty of what you love be what you do. – Rumi


The garden of the world has no limits, except in your mind. – Rumi


Shine like the universe is yours. – Rumi


You’ve seen my descent. Now watch my rising. – Rumi


Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction. – Rumi


My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there. – Rumi


It’s your road, and yours alone, others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you. – Rumi

25 Quotes By Rumi


You have within you more love than you could ever understand. – Rumi


The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore. – Rumi


Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life. – Rumi


The quieter you become the more you are able to hear. – Rumi


If light is in your heart, you will find your way home. – Rumi


This is a subtle truth. Whatever you love you are. – Rumi


Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. – Rumi


The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are. – Rumi


Life is a balance between holding on and letting go. – Rumi

25 Quotes By Rumi


There is a force within that gives you life. Seek that. – Rumi


Close your eyes. Fall in love. Stay there. – Rumi


Why are you so enchanted by this world when a mine of gold lies within you? – Rumi


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


When you let go of who you are, you become who you might be. – Rumi


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Damien Thomas

I believe that personal development is an exciting lifelong process as well as a wonderful journey of self-discovery. It is my sincere wish that I can help people to believe in themselves, believe in their dreams, and most importantly, to take action to achieve the life of their dreams.