15 Yunus Emre Quotes And Poems For Inspiration

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Yunus Emre (1238–1328) was a Turkish folk poet and Sufi mystic who greatly influenced Turkish culture. His name, Yunus, is the equivalent to the English name Jonah. Let’s get some inspiration from my collection of Yunus Emre quotes.

Knowledge should mean a full grasp of knowledge:
Knowledge means to know yourself, heart and soul.
If you have failed to understand yourself,
Then all of your reading has missed its call.

- Yunus Emre

Yunus Emre Quotes

1. “When love arrives, all needs and flaws are gone.” – Yunus Emre

2. “Know when to speak a word and when not to speak at all. A single word turns the universe of hell into eight paradises.” – Yunus Emre

3. “Whatever separates you from the Truth, throw it away, it will vanish anyhow.” – Yunus Emre

4. “A heart makes a good home for the friend.” – Yunus Emre

5. “Don’t be fooled by what you already know. Be watchful.” – Yunus Emre

6. “To love the world is to be afflicted.” – Yunus Emre

7. “I am the drop that contains the ocean.” – Yunus Emre

8.Prayer was created by God so man could ask for help.” – Yunus Emre

Related: Ibn Arabi Quotes

9. “Only the word “I” divides me from God.” – Yunus Emre

10. “I tried to make sense of the Four Books,until love arrived,and it all became a single syllable.” – Yunus Emre

11. “If I told you about a land of love, friend, would you follow me and come?” – Yunus Emre

12. “Too many words are lit for a beast of burden.” – Yunus Emre

13. “Thought is an errand boy, fear a mine of worries.” – Yunus Emre

14. “The earth shall be left to no one.” – Yunus Emre

15. “A single word can brighten the face of one who knows the value of words. Ripened in silence, a single word acquires a great energy for work.” – Yunus Emre

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