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Jalal-Uddin Rumi Quotes

(1207-1273), Persian Sufi Mystic Poet

Inside you there's an artist you don't know about. He's not interested in how things look different in moonlight.

Category: Arts And Artists

Let the beauty we love be what we do.

Category: Beauty

I died a mineral, and became a plant. I died a plant and rose an animal. I died an animal and I was man. Why should I fear? When was I less by dying?

Category: Death And Dying

The Eternal looked upon me for a moment with His eye of power, and annihilated me in His being, and become manifest to me in His essence. I saw I existed through Him.

Category: Eternity

Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more -- more unseen forms become manifest to him.

Category: Heart

Only from the heart Can you touch the sky.

Category: Love

Let the lover be disgraceful, crazy, absent-minded. Someone sober will worry about events going badly. Let the lover be.

Category: Love

You are quaffing drink from a hundred fountains: whenever any of these hundred yields less, your pleasure is diminished. But when the sublime fountain gushes from within you, no longer need you steal from the other fountains.

Category: Pleasure

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; Go is the sun.

Category: Reason

Pilgrimage to the place of the wise is to find escape from the flame of separateness.

Category: Spirit And Spirituality

Return from existence to nonexistence. You are seeking the Lord and you belong to him. Nonexistence is a place of income; flee it not. This existence of more and less is a place of expenditure.

Category: Spirit And Spirituality