What Is True Love? Quotes by Rumi

What Is True Love Quotes by Rumi

What is the meaning of true love? Feel the answer through 30 of the most beautiful Rumi quotes that speak right to the heart.

Jalal ad-Din Muhammad Rumi is a 13th-century Persian poet and a Sufi mystic. His words have transcended the boundaries of time and space to inspire true, unconditional love in the lives of millions.

  1. Love is the whole thing. We are only pieces.
  2. Whatever pearl you seek, look for the pearl within the pearl!
  3. Love is not an emotion, it’s your very existence.
  4. You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.
  5. 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.
  6. If you want the moon,
    do not hide at night.
    If you want a rose,
    do not run from the thorns.
    If you want love,
    do not hide from yourself.
  7. Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.
  8. What you seek is seeking you.
  9. Actually, your soul and mine are the same. We appear and disappear in each other.
  10. Not the ones speaking the same language, but the ones sharing the same feeling understand each other.
  11. Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
  12. Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love.
  13. Whenever we manage to love without expectations, calculations, negotiations, we are indeed in heaven.
  14. Only from the heart can you touch the sky.
  15. Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond that draws one person to another, not words.
  16. If you are irritated by every rub, how will your mirror be polished?
  17. Know then that the body is merely a garment. Go seek the wearer, not the cloak.
  18. If you love someone, you are always joined with them – in joy, in absence, in solitude, in strife.
  19. Tear off the mask. Your face is glorious.
  20. The only lasting beauty is the beauty of the heart.
  21. In your light I learn how to love.
  22. The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you.
  23. There is no Love greater than Love with no object. For then you, yourself, have become love, itself.
  24. Love is the bridge between you and everything.
  25. I will be waiting here… For your silence to break. For your soul to shake. For your love to wake!
  26. Open your arms if you want the Beloved’s embrace.
  27. In every religion there is love, yet love has no religion.
  28. 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.
  29. Wherever you are, and whatever you do, be in love.
  30. Close your eyes. Fall in love. Stay there.

1 thought on “What Is True Love? Quotes by Rumi”

  1. Aziz says:

    Beautiful quotes from Jalal Al-din Rumi and thanks for making it happen. It shows your love to humanity.

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