Kabir Quotes

Be quiet in your mind, quiet in your senses, and also quiet in your body. Then, when all these are quiet, don’t do anything. In that state truth will reveal itself to you.

I laugh when I hear that the fish in the water is thirsty. I laugh when I hear that people go on pilgrimage to find God.

The river that flows in you also flows in me.

What is a holy person? The one who is aware of others’ suffering.

The Beloved is inside you and also inside me. You know the tree is hidden inside the seed. Let your arrogance go. None of us has gone far. Inside love there is more power than we realize.

All know that the drop merges into the ocean but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.

All darkness vanished, when I saw the Lamp within my heart.

I sell mirrors in the city of the blind.

I went in search of a bad person; I found none as I, seeing myself, found me the worst.

The truth of love is the truth of the universe: it is the lamp of the soul that reveals the secrets of darkness


Music without words means
leaving behind the mind.
And leaving behind the mind
is meditation.
Meditation returns you
to the source.
And the source of all is sound.

He is the real Guru Who can reveal the form of the formless before your eyes; who teaches the simple path, without rites or ceremonies; Who does not make you close your doors, and hold your breath, and renounce the world; Who makes you perceive the Supreme Spirit whenever the mind attaches itself; Who teaches you to be still in the midst of all your activities. Fearless, always immersed in bliss, he keeps the spirit of yoga in the midst of enjoyments.

Listen to your own Self. If you listen to that Self within, then you find the Truth.

Love does not grow on trees or brought in the market, but if one wants to be “LOVED” one must first know how to give (unconditional) LOVE.

When the flower opens, the bees will come.

I felt in need of a great pilgrimage, so I sat still for three days and God came to me.

Wherever you are, that’s the entry point.

A learned man’s knowledge will be of no avail to him if he doesn’t have control over his tongue

If you haven’t experienced it, it’s not true.

Listen, my friend.
He who loves understands.

When you feel most alive, find out why, This is one guest you won’t greet twice.

Only in the heart can one experience the divine presence of truth.

The man who is kind and who practices righteousness, who remains passive against the affairs of the world, who considers all creatures on earth as his own self, he attains the Immortal Being; the true God is ever with him.

I talk to my inner lover, and I say, why such rush? We sense that there is some sort of spirit that loves birds and animals and the ants- perhaps the same one who gave a radiance to you in your mother’s womb. Is it logical you would be walking around entirely orphaned now? The truth is you turned away yourself, and decided to go into the dark alone. Now you are tangled up in others, and have forgotten what you once knew, and that’s why everything you do has some weird sense of failure in it.

As long as I talked unceasingly about the Lord,The Lord stayed away, kept at a distance.But when I silenced my mouth, sat very stillAnd fixed my mind at the doorway of the Lord,I was linked to the music of the Word,And all my talking came to an end.