21 Amazing Quotes by Rumi for you to brighten up your mood

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī, popularly known as and as we know him as, Rumi, was a 13th-century Persian poet, a Sufi mystic, faqih, Islamic scholar and a theologian. Today, people are still inspired and mesmerized by Rumi’s beautiful poems; his words simple yet very meaningful and inspiring.

Here are 21 quotes of Rumi’s out of his many, many greatest quotes/poems to brighten up your mood and for many, to go through these quotes again and feel better:

  1. The universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you already are.
  2. Why should I be unhappy? Every parcel of my being is in full bloom.
  3. I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.
  4. Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.
  5. You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?
  6. What you seek is seeking you.
  7. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
  8. Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.
  9. The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.
  10. Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
  11. The wound is the place where the light enters you.
  12. Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.
  13. Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.
  14. Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.
  15. Be full of sorrow, that you may become hill of joy; weep, that you may break into laughter.
  16. Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. Cleverness is mere opinion. Bewilderment brings intuitive knowledge.
  17. Don’t you know yet? It is your light that lights the worlds.
  18. It’s your road, and yours alone, others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
  19. As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.
  20. In each moment the fire rages, it will burn away a hundred veils. And carry you a thousand steps toward your goal.
  21. This is a subtle truth. Whatever you love you are.


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