Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

[Rumi] (1207 - 1273 / Persia)

Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi Quotes

  • ''“Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.” ''
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  • ''“The cure for pain is in the pain.” ''
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  • ''“I closed my mouth and spoke to you in a hundred silent ways.” ''
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  • ''“Study me as much as you like, you will not know me, for I differ in a hundred ways from what you see me to be. Put yourself behind my eyes and see me as I see myself, for I have chosen to dwell in a place you cannot see.” ''
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  • ''“Who could be so lucky? Who comes to a lake for water and sees the reflection of moon.” ''
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  • ''“You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.” ''
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  • ''“What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.” ''
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  • ''“You are the universe in ecstatic motion.”
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    ― Rumi
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  • ''“These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.”
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    ― Rumi, The Essential Rumi
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  • ''“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” ''
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Best Poem of Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

Because I Cannot Sleep

Because I cannot sleep
I make music at night.
I am troubled by the one
whose face has the color of spring flowers.
I have neither sleep nor patience,
neither a good reputation nor disgrace.
A thousand robes of wisdom are gone.
All my good manners have moved a thousand miles away.
The heart and the mind are left angry with each other.
The stars and the moon are envious of each other.
Because of this alienation the physical universe
is getting tighter and tighter.
The moon says, 'How long will I remain
suspended without a sun?'
Without Love's jewel ...

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Laila And The Khalifa.

The Khalifa said to Laila, "Art thou really she
For whom Majnun lost his head and went distracted?
Thou art not fairer than many other fair ones."
She replied, "Be silent; thou art not Majnun!"


If thou hadst Majnun's eyes,
The two worlds would be within thy view.
Thou art in thy senses, but Majnun is beside himself.