Mevlana Rumi

1207 - 1273

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on wisdom and path

The middle path is the way to wisdom.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Rumi Daylight: A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance

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A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi

...one cannot lodge in 'if.'

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Rumi Daylight: A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on perfection and soul

There is no worse sickness for the soul, o you who are proud, than this pretense of perfection.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Rumi Daylight: A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on children, drinking, food, and wisdom

Little by little, wean yourself. This is the gist of what I have to say. From an embryo whose nourishment comes in the blood, move to an infant drinking milk, to a child on solid food, to a searcher after wisdom, to a hunter of invisible game.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Rumi Daylight: A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on value

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Be occupied, then, with what you really value and let the thief take something else.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Rumi Daylight: A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi

Revile those who flatter you.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Rumi Daylight: A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on change, maturity, and security

No mirror ever became iron again;
No bread ever became wheat;
No ripened grape ever became sour fruit.
Mature yourself and be secure from a change for the worse.
Become the light.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Rumi Daylight: A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on borrowing, certainty, knowledge, wishes, and words

If your knowledge of fire has been turned to certainty by words alone, then seek to be cooked by the fire itself. Don't abide in borrowed certainty. There is no real certainty until you burn; if you wish for this, sit down in the fire.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Rumi Daylight: A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance, Pages: 118

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A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on learning, listening, and order

Since in order to speak, one must first listen, learn to speak by listening.

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Rumi Daylight: A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Mevlana Jelalu'ddin Rumi on forgiveness, god, repentance, and thought

Beware! Don't allow yourself to do what you know is wrong, relying on the thought, 'Later I will repent and ask God's forgiveness.'

Mevlana Rumi (1207 - 1273)

Source: Rumi Daylight: A Daybook of Spiritual Guidance

Contributed by: Zaady

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