Your heart is the size of an ocean. Go find yourself in its hidden depths.

Rumi

Rumi

Profession: Poet
Nationality: Persian

Some suggestions for you :

I love this world, even as I hear the great wind of leaving it rising, for there is a grainy taste I prefer to every idea of heaven: human friendship.

Be drunk with Love, for Love is all that Exists.

Listen to the reed how it tells a tale, complaining of separations Saying, Ever since I was parted from the reed-bed, my lament hath caused man and woman to moan. I want a bosom torn by severance, that I may unfold (to such a one) the pain of love-desire. Every one who is left far from his source wishes back the time when he was united with it.

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

Thankfulness brings you to the place where the beloved lives.

She loved him so much she concealed his name in many phrases, the inner meanings known only to her.

Close your eyes. Fall in love. Stay there.

Start a huge, foolish project, like Noah…it makes absolutely no difference what people think of you.

What is agony of the spirit? To advance toward death without seizing hold of the Water of Life.

Believers are each other's mirrors', * friend. The Prophet said this—won't you comprehend?

I ask a flower, How is it you are so wise so young?

Stop, open up, surrender the beloved blind silence. Stay there until you see you're looking at the light with infinite eyes.

A divine dance appears in the soul and the body at the time of peace and union. Anyone can learn the dance, just listen to the music.

Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others' faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for rage and anger. Be like the Earth for modesty. Appear as you are. Be as you appear.