Rumi quotes about love, and his top 10 love poems. It is all about Rumi best words about love, life, marriage, and passion.
rumi quotes about love
Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.
Close your eyes, fall in love, stay there.
Love is the bridge between you and everything.
Let the beauty we love be what we 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.
Let yourself be silently drawn by the stronger pull of what you really love.
Be drunk with love, for love is all that exists.
Be soulful. Be kind. Be in love.
Love sometimes wants to do us a great favor: hold us upside down and shake all the nonsense out.
Lovers have heartaches that can’t be cured by drugs or sleep, or games, but only by seeing their beloved.
Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.
May these vows and this marriage be blessed.
You have within you more love than you could ever understand.
When you seek love with all your heart you shall find its echo in the universe.
This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally, to take a step without feet.
The minute I heard my first love story I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.
Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.
When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you’re not here, I can’t go to sleep.
There is no salvation for the soul but to fall in love. Only lovers can escape out of these two worlds.
This is what love does and continues to do. It tastes like honey to adults and milk to children.
I once had a thousand desires. But in my one desire to know you all else melted away.
rumi quotes love
I have no companion but Love, no beginning, no end, no dawn. The soul calls from within me: ‘You, ignorant of the way of Love, set me free.’
On the path of love we are neither masters nor the owners of our lives. We are only a brush in the hand of the master painter.
If you love someone, you are always joined with them – in joy, in absence, in solitude, in strife.
Whatever happens, just keep smiling and lose yourself in love.
This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings so love, love, love.
Why ever talk of miracles when you are destined to become infinite love.
When we practice loving kindness and compassion we are the first ones to profit.
I am yours. Don’t give myself back to me.
Let your teacher be love itself.
This is a subtle truth. Whatever you love, you are.
There is a path from me to you that I am constantly looking for.
Let yourself be drawn by the stronger pull of that which you truly love.
Every moment is made glorious by the light of love.
Now I am sober and there’s only the hangover and the memory of love.
Top Poems & rumi quotes about love
Love came and became like blood in my body.
It rushed through my veins and encircled my heart.
I will be waiting here…
For your silence to break,
– for your soul to shake,
for your love to wake.
I was dead, then alive.
Weeping, then laughing.
The power of love came into me,
and I became fierce like a lion,
then tender like the evening star.
I choose to love you in silence, for in silence I find no rejection.
I choose to love you in loneliness, for in loneliness no one owns you but me.
– I choose to adore you from a distance. For distance will shield me from pain.
I choose to kiss you in the wind, for the wind is gentler than my lips.
I choose to hold you in my dreams, for me in dreams, you have no ends.
I have lived on the lip of insanity,
wanting to know reasons,
knocking on a door.
I’ve been knocking from the inside.
I’ve been looking for a long, long time,
for this thing called love,
I’ve ridden comets across the sky,
and I’ve looked below and above.
Then one day I looked inside myself,
and this is what I found,
a golden sun residing there,
beaming forth God’s light and sound.
I am so close, I may look distant.
So completely mixed with you, I may look separate.
– So out in the open, I appear hidden.
So silent, because I am constantly talking with you.
I was a tiny bug.
Now a mountain.
I was left behind.
Now honored at the head.
You healed my wounded hunger and anger,
and made me a poet who sings about joy.
Sometimes in order to help He makes us cry.
Happy the eye that sheds tears for His sake.
Fortunate the heart that burns for His sake.
Laughter always follow tears.
Blessed are those who understand.
Life blossoms wherever water flows.
Where tears are shed divine mercy is shown
Doing as others told me, I was blind.
Coming when others called me, I was lost.
Then I left everyone, myself as well.
Then I found everyone, myself as well.
Bonus Poem #11
This is how it always is when I finish a poem.
A great silence overcomes me
and I wonder why I ever thought to use language.