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Rumi QUOTES

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This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment ... - Rumi

This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment ...

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

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

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Either give me more wine or leave me alone. - Rumi

Either give me more wine or leave me alone.

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God picks up the reed-flute world and blows. Each note is a need coming through one of us, a passion, a longing pain. Remember the lips where the wind-breath originated, and let your note be clear. Don't try to end it. Be your note.

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God's purpose for man is to acquire a seeing eye and an understanding heart. - Rumi

God's purpose for man is to acquire a seeing eye and an understanding heart.

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Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. - Rumi

Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious.

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God gave you life and bestowed upon you his attributes; eventually you will return to him. - Rumi

God gave you life and bestowed upon you his attributes; eventually you will return to him.

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Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself. - Rumi

Everything in the universe is within you. Ask all from yourself.

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Everything you see has its roots in the unseen world. The forms may change, yet the essence remains the same. Every wonderful sight will vanish, every sweet word will fade, but do not be disheartened. The source they come from is eternal, growing, branching out, giving new life and new joy. Why do you weep? The source is within you and this whole world is springing up from it.

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Every need brings what's needed. Pain bears its cure like a child. Having nothing produces provisions. Ask a difficult question and the marvellous answer appears.

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Everyone has been made for some particular work, and the desire for that work has been put in every heart. - Rumi

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

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Enough of these phrases, conceit and metaphors, I want burning, burning, burning. - Rumi

Enough of these phrases, conceit and metaphors, I want burning, burning, burning.

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I looked in temples churches and mosques. But I found the Divine within my heart. - Rumi

I looked in temples churches and mosques. But I found the Divine within my heart.

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If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished? - Rumi

If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?

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Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death. - Rumi

Ignore those that make you fearful and sad, that degrade you back towards disease and death.

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If you want money more than anything, you'll be bought and sold your whole life. - Rumi

If you want money more than anything, you'll be bought and sold your whole life.

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In this life many demolitions are actually renovations. - Rumi

In this life many demolitions are actually renovations.

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Keep walking, though there's no place to get to. Don't try to see through the distances. That's not for human beings. Move within, but don't move the way fear makes you move.

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Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment. - Rumi

Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment.

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Roar, lion of the heart, and tear me open! - Rumi

Roar, lion of the heart, and tear me open!

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

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

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Respond to every call that excites your spirit. - Rumi

Respond to every call that excites your spirit.

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Open your hands if you want to be held. - Rumi

Open your hands if you want to be held.

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Open to me, so that I may open. Provide me with your inspiration so that I might see mine. - Rumi

Open to me, so that I may open. Provide me with your inspiration so that I might see mine.

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My soul is from elsewhere, I'm sure of that, and I intend to end up there. - Rumi

My soul is from elsewhere, I'm sure of that, and I intend to end up there.

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