Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

If You Show Patience


If you show patience, I'll rid you of this virtue.
If you fall asleep, I'll rub the sleep from your eyes.
If you become a mountain, I'll melt you in fire.
And if you become an ocean, I'll drink all your water.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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