13 Quotes from Rumi That Can Transform Your Life

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Rumi was a scholar and poet that lived in 13th century Persia (now modern-day Iran.) Like all extraordinary gifted and profound teachers, Rumi’s words have transcended time and place.

An Islamic scholar and Sufi mystic, Rumi wrote much of his thoughts down in the form of poems. As you read through these 13 quotes from the great sage, we invite you to reflect on the words. Allow them to enter your heart and see if they don’t stir up something inside.

Without further ado, here are 13 quotes from Rumi that can transform your life, along with a bit of commentary on each.

13 Rumi Quotes to Remember Always

1 – “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”

These words of Rumi were perhaps an expression of lament, brought on by the remnants of the Mongol Empire’s conquest of his homeland. The Mongols were a brutal regime, often…

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