25 Eye-Opening Rumi Quotes That Will Teach You to Trust Yourself


Of all realized masters, Rumi had a way of speaking from the heart that not many could parallel. His words radiate compassion, unconditional love for others and most importantly oneself.

His teachings were many, but always voiced the importance of following one’s intuition, trusting yourself, and not just believing, but knowing that in life and in love, you will always find a way.

“The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself, everything that you want you already are.”

“Actually, your soul and mine are the same, we appear and disappear in each other.”

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

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

“Know that one day, your pain will become your cure.”

“Your heart knows the way, run in that direction.”

“These pains you feel are messengers, listen to them.”

“I know you’re tired but come, this is the way.”

“Be patient where you sit in the dark, the dawn is coming.”

“Stop acting so small, you are the universe in ecstatic motion.”

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

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

“Everyone has been made for some particular work and the desire for that work has been put in every heart.”

“Why are you so enchanted by this world, when a mine of gold lies within you?”

“Love is the bridge between you and everything.”

“If you find me not within you, you will never find me. For I have been with you, from the beginning of me.”

“If you are irritated by every rub, how will you be polished?”

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

“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.”

“In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.”

“What you seek is seeking you.”

“Yesterday I was clever so I wanted to change the world, today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”

“Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere, they are in each other all along.”

“There is a voice that doesn’t use words, listen.”

“The wound is the place where the light enters you.”


May 17, 2019

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