Top 20+ Yunus Emre Quotes

Yunus Emre (Derviş Yunus) was a Sufi mystic and Turkish poet and writer of many books like Journey to the Beloved: Sufi Poems by Yunus Emre, Yunus Emre divanı, Divan of Yunus Emre, The city of the heart, etc. and many others. So here are the Turkish Sufi Poet Yunus Emre quotes that will inspire you.

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

2. “Come let us be friends for once. Let us make life easy on us. Let us be loved ones and lovers. The earth shall be left to no one.” – Yunus Emre

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

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

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

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

7. “Don’t let me wander from Your love,
Don’t let me leave Your door,
And if I lose myself,
Let me find myself with You.” – Yunus Emre

8. “We became a trickle that grew into a river.” – Yunus Emre

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

10. “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

11. Yunus, say one last thing
about the power of words —
Only the word “I”
divides me from God.” – Yunus Emre

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12. “If I told you about a land of love…would you swallow it as a remedy?” – Yunus Emre Quotes

13. Keep your eyes fixed on your Beloved’s face,
then you will not see the bridge
on Judgment Day.” – Yunus Emre

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

15. “My heart is the throne of the Beloved, the Beloved the heart’s destiny: Whoever breaks another’s heart will find no homecoming in this world or any other.” – Yunus Emre

16. Ask Yunus and Taptuk
what the world means to them.
The world won’t last.
What are You? What am I?” – Yunus Emre

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

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

19. “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

20. “He who says he sees, doesn’t, though he vows;
That man doesn’t know if he claims he knows.
He alone is the One who knows and shows.
I am the man who has become love’s slave.” – Yunus Emre

21. “Go and let it be known to all lovers:
I am the man who gave his heart to love.
I turn into a wild duck of passion,
I am the one who takes the swiftest dive.” – Yunus Emre

22. “From the waves of the sea I take water
And offer it all the way to the skies.
In adoration, like a cloud, I soar
I am the one who flies to heavens above.” – Yunus Emre

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