Hazrat Inayat Khan Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old hazrat inayat khan quotes, hazrat inayat khan sayings, and hazrat inayat khan proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.     

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The solution to the problem of the day is the awakening of the consciousness of humanity to the divinity within.     

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It is not solid wood that can become a flute, but the empty reed.     

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Divine sound is the cause of all manifestation. The knower of the mystery of sound knows the mystery of the whole universe.     

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For every loss, there is a hidden gain. And for every gain, there is a hidden loss.     

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Everything in life is speaking in spite of its apparent silence.     

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Every soul has a definite task, and the fulfillment of each individual purpose can alone lead man aright; illumination comes to him through the medium of his own talent.     

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The source of the realization of truth is within man; he himself is the object of his realization.     

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Life is a symphony, and the action of every person in this life is the playing of his particular part in the music.     

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Mankind is interdependent, and the happiness of each depends upon the happiness of all, and it is this lesson that humanity has to learn today as the first and the last lesson.     

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Sound is the force of creation, the true whole. Music then, becomes the voice of the great cosmic oneness and therefore the optimal way to reach this final state of healing.     

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Divine sound is the cause of all manifestation. The knower of the mystery of sound knows the mystery of the whole universe.     

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My heart is tuned to the quietness that the stillness of nature inspires.     

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Resignation is a quality of the saintly souls.     

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Stand through life firm as a rock in the sea, undisturbed and unmoved by its ever-rising waves.     

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The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.     

Hazrat Inayat Khan

If you will not rise above the things of this world, they will rise above you.     

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When I open my eyes to the outer world I feel myself as a drop in the sea. But when I close my eyes and look within, I see the whole universe as a bubble raised in the ocean of my heart.     

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In the eyes of a seer, every leaf of a tree is a page of the Holy Book and contains divine revelation.     

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Moth: I gave you my life. Flame: I allowed you to kiss me.     

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