Quotes by Rumi

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, also known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī, Mevlânâ/Mawlānā, Mevlevî/Mawlawī, and more popularly simply as Rumi, was a 13th-century Persian Sunni Muslim poet, jurist, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic originally from Greater Khorasan. Rumi's influence transcends national borders and ethnic divisions: Iranians, Tajiks, Turks, Greeks, Pashtuns, other Central Asian Muslims, and the Muslims of South Asia have greatly appreciated his spiritual legacy for the past seven centuries.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.

- RumiBeauty, Garden

We are born of love; Love is our mother.

- RumiLove, Mother

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

- Rumi

I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.

- RumiSinging, Birds

You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?

- RumiWings

The wound is the place where the Light enters you.

- RumiScars

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.

- RumiLove

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

- RumiWords, Appearance

Everything that is made beautiful and fair and lovely is made for the eye of one who sees.

- Rumi