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Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi Quotes (28 Quotes)


  • Love is the Water of Life Everything other than love for the most beautiful God is agony of the spirit, though it be sugar- eating. What is agony of the spirit To advance toward death without seizing hold of the Water of Life.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • Reason is like an officer when the King appears The officer then loses his power and hides himself. Reason is the shadow cast by God God is the sun.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • The drum of the realization of the promise is beating, we are sweeping the road to the sky. Your joy is here today, what remains for tomorrow.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • Every tree and plant in the meadow seemed to be dancing, those which average eyes would see as fixed and still.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • We come spinning out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)


  • For those who have been lost in the contemplation of the divine immanence, God reveals his transcendence. And for those who are lost in the contemplation of God's transcendence, God reveals his immanence.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • If thou wilt be observant and vigilant, thou wilt see at every moment the response to thy action. Be observant if thou wouldst have a pure heart, for something is born to thee in consequence of every action.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • Look at these worlds spinning out of nothingness. That is within your power.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • Reason is powerless in the expression of Love. Love alone is capable of revealing the truth of Love and being a Lover. The way of our prophets is the way of Truth. If you want to live, die in Love die in Love if you want to remain alive.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • Out beyond ideas of right-doing and wrong-doing there is a field. I'll meet you there.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment Cleverness is mere opinion, bewilderment is intuition.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • Make yourself free from self at one stroke Like a sword be without trace of soft iron Like a steel mirror, scour off all rust with contrition.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • Inside the Great Mystery that is, we don't really own anything. What is this competition we feel then, before we go, one at a time, through the same gate.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • Soul receives from soul that knowledge, therefore not by book nor from tongue. If knowledge of mysteries come after emptiness of mind, that is illumination of heart.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)

  • Knock, And He'll open the door Vanish, And He'll make you shine like the sun. Fall, And He'll raise you to the heavens. Become nothing, And He'll turn you into everything.
    (Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi)


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