A Few Hadhrat Rumi r.h. Quotes to Inspire Our Soul

[Love Heals All Pain]

"Bitter is made sweet through love; copper becomes gold through love.
"Through love dregs become clear; love heals all pain.
"Through love the king becomes slave; love brings the dead to life." --Mathnawi

"The Bounty of Allah," translated by Aneela Khalid Arshed. 1999. The Crossroad Publishing Company, New York.

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"The intelligent person sees with the heart
the result from the beginning;
the one lacking in knowledge
only discovers it at the end." -- Mathnawi [V, 2570]

From "Jewels of Remembrance," by Rumi, selected and translated by Camille and Kabir Helminski, 1996. By arrangement with Shambhala Publications, Inc., Boston, www.shambhala.com.

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"What is justice? Giving water to trees.
"What is injustice? To give water to thorns.
"Justice consists in bestowing bounty in its proper place, not on every root that will absorb water." -- Mathnawi [V, 1089-1090]

From "Jewels of Remembrance."

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The Mercy of God

"Everyone can see the effects of God's mercy. But who, except God himself, understands the essence of his mercy? Most people cannot understand the essence of any of God's attibutes; they only know his attributes through their effects--and also through analogy. Only mystics have eyes to see the essence of God's attributes.

-- Mathnawi

From "366 Readings From Islam," translated by Robert Van der Weyer. 2000. John Hunt Publishing, United Kingdom.

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I Seek One

"I am neither Christian, nor Jewish, nor Muslim.
"Doing away with duality, I saw the two worlds as one.
"I seek One, I know One, I see One, and I call One." -- The Life and Thought of Rumi

From "The Bounty of Allah."

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Fear Is Nothing in the Sight of Love

"In the sight of Love, fear isn't even as great as a single hair: In the law of Love, everything is offered as a sacrifice." -- Mathnawi [V, 2184]

From "Jewels of Remembrance."

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The World Is a Test
Increase Hope

"The pleasures of this world are delightful
from a distance before the actual test.
"From a distance they appear to be refreshing water,
but when you approach them, you find they are a mirage.
"The world's bait is visible, but the trap is hidden:

-- Mathnawi [VI, 316-317; 321]

From "Jewels of Remembrance."

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