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    Suffering is a gift. In it is hidden mercy.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: suffering  mercy  gift 
     
    That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: beauty  time  heart  beautiful  god 
     
    Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: enemies  heart  friends  soul  enemy 
     
    One of the marvels of the world: The sight of a soul sitting in prison with the key in its hand.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: soul  key  prison 
     
    Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: flowers  rain 
     
    Whatever you keep hidden in your heart, God manifests in you outwardly. Whatever the root of the tree feeds on in secret, affects the bough and the leaf.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: secret  heart  god 
     
    Journey from the self to the Self and find the mine of gold. Leave behind what is sour and bitter and move toward the sweet.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: self  journey 
     
    To love is human. To feel pain is human. Yet to still love despite the pain is pure angel.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: pain  human  angel 
     
    Find the sweetness in your own heart, then you may find the sweetness in every heart.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: heart 
     
    Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: language  eyes 
     
    Learn to recognize the false dawn from the true; distinguish the color of the wine from the color of the cup. Then it may be that patience and time may produce, out of the spectrum-viewing sight, true vision, and you will behold colors other than these mortal hues, you will see pearls instead of stones. Pearls, did I say? Nay more, you will become a sea, you will become a sun traveling the sky.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: time  patience  true  sky  learn  vision 
     
    This is Now. Now is, all there is. Don't wait for Then; strike the spark, light the fire.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: fire 
     
    Do not look back, No one knows how the world ever began. Do not fear the future, Nothing lasts forever. If you dwell on the past or future, You will miss the moment.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: fear  future  past  world  forever  moment 
     
    Whatever happens to you, don't fall in despair. Even if all the doors are closed, a secret path will be there for you that no one knows. You can't see it yet but so many paradises are at the end of this path...Be grateful! It is easy to thank after obtaining what you want, thank before having what you want.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: secret  despair  path 
     
    There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    Be crumbled. So wild flowers will come up where you are. You have been stony for too many years. Try something different. Surrender.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: wild  flowers  year 
     
    Oh Beloved, take me. Liberate my soul. Fill me with your love and release me from the two worlds. If I set my heart on anything but you let fire burn me from inside. Oh Beloved, take away what I want. Take away what I do. Take away what I need. Take away everything that takes me from you.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: heart  world  soul  fire 
     
    Die happily and look forward to taking up a new and better form. Like the sun, only when you set in the west can you rise in the east.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: die 
     
    The Real Beloved is that one who is Unique, who is your Beginning and your End.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: real 
     
    Allah made the illusion look real and the real an illusion. He concealed the sea and made the foam visible, the wind invisible, and the dust manifest. you see the dust whirling, but how can the dust rise by itself? you see the foam, but not the ocean. invoke Him with deeds, not words; for deeds are real and will save you in the infinite-life.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: illusion  ocean  real 
     
    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.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: heart  soul  eyes  goodbye 
     
    Always remember you are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, smarter than you think and twice as beautiful as you'd ever imagined. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: world  believe  beautiful  wise 
     
    When I run after what I think I want, my days are a furnace of stress and anxiety; if I sit in my own place of patience, what I need flows to me, and without pain. From this I understand that what I want also wants me, is looking for me and attracting me. There is a great secret here for anyone who can grasp it.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: secret  pain  patience  stress 
     
    You knock at the door of Reality. You shake your thought wings, loosen your shoulders, and open.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: reality  thoughts  wings 
     
    It's your road & yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: alone 
     
    Bring anger and pride under your feet, turn them into a ladder and climb higher.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: anger  pride 
     
    All your anxiety is because of your desire for harmony. Seek disharmony, then you will gain peace.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our heart.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: heart  lies  strength 
     
    Leave that which is not, but appears to be. Seek that which is, but is not apparent.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    I always thought that I was me - but no, I was you and never knew it.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: thoughts 
     
    Not the ones speaking the same language, but the ones sharing the same feeling understand each other.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: language  sharing 
     
    Come, come, whoever you are. Wanderer, worshiper, lover of leaving. It doesn't matter. Ours is not a caravan of despair. come, even if you have broken your vows a thousand times. Come, yet again , come , come.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: time  despair  broken  wanderer  lover 
     
    Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    Last night I begged the Wise One to tell me the secret of the world. Gently, gently, he whispered, "Be quiet, the secret cannot be spoken, It is wrapped in silence."
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: secret  world  night  wise 
     
    Whenever you are alone, remind yourself that God has sent everyone else away so that there is only you and Him.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: alone  god 
     
    Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: world  wise 
     
    When the world pushes you to your knees, you're in the perfect position to pray.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: world  pray 
     
    You don't live on the earth, you are passing through it.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: live  earth 
     
    The leaf of every tree brings a message from the unseen world. Look, every falling leaf is a blessing.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: world  blessing 
     
    All religions, all this singing, one song. The differences are just illusion and vanity. The sun's light looks a little different on this wall than it does on that wall, and a lot different on this other one, but it's still one light.
    — Jalaluddin Rumi
    tags: illusion  song 
     
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