Eleven Inspiring Quotes by RUMI

A Woman standing near sea shore with waves touching her feet

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

Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.

These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.

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

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Cleverness is mere opinion. Bewilderment brings intuitive knowledge.

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

You were born with wings. Why prefer to crawl through life?

Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.

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.

Don’t make yourself miserable with what is to come or not to come.

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

About RUMI: Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi was a 13th century Persian poet, an Islamic dervish and a Sufi mystic. He is regarded as one of the greatest spiritual masters and poetical intellects. Born in 1207 AD, he belonged to a family of learned theologians. He made use of everyday life’s circumstances to describe the spiritual world. Rumi’s poems have acquired immense popularity, especially among the Persian speakers of Afghanistan, Iran and Tajikistan. Numerous poems written by the great poet have been translated to different languages.

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