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A lot of times we are angry at other people for not doing what we should have done for ourselves.
You must enter a relationship with yourself before anyone else.
This name [Kaur] is so important on a bookshelf. That’s the name of every Sikh woman. If I was six years old and I saw this in Barnes and Noble, I would cry. I would sit there and be like, ‘If she can do it, I can do it.
Borders are man-made, they divide us physically, don’t let them make us, turn on each other — we are not enemies.
I am water soft enough to offer life tough enough to drown it away
Rupi Kaur Quotes
Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself.
I want to apologize to all the women I have called beautiful before I’ve called them intelligent or brave I am sorry I made it sound as though something as simple as what you’re born with is all you have to be proud of when you have broken mountains with your wit from now on I will say things like You are resilient, or You are extraordinary not because I don’t think you’re beautiful but because I need you to know you are more than that
You must want to spend the rest of your life with yourself first.
If you are not enough for yourself, you will never be enough for someone else
how you love yourself/is how you teach others/to love you
Growing up, I naturally embraced who I was, but I was always battling with myself. So I spent half my time being proud of being a woman and the other half completely hating it.
I am hopelessly a lover and a dreamer and that will be the death of me
How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you.
I am a museum full of art but you had your eyes shut
And here you are living despite it all.
Let it go, let it leave, let it happen. Nothing in this world was promised or belonged to you anyway.
trying to convince myself/I am allowed/to take up space/is like writing with/my left hand/when I was born/to use my right
Other women’s bodies are not our battlegrounds.
my heart woke me crying last night how can I help I begged my heart to write the book
You do not just wake up and become the butterfly—growth is a process
I didn’t leave because I stopped loving you, I left because the longer I stayed the less I loved myself.
Despite knowing they won’t be here for long they still choose to live their brightest lives – sunflowers
My heart is beating, and I’m breathing, and nothing anybody has ever done has changed that.
nothing is safer/than the sound of you/reading aloud to me—the perfect date
There is a difference between someone telling you they love you and them actually loving you.
The thing about writing is I can’t tell if it’s healing or destroying.
People go but how they left always stays
Give to those who have nothing to give to you.
Trust your body it reacts to right and wrong better than your mind does.
It is part of the human experience to feel pain. Do not be afraid. Open yourself to it.
That is the thing about selfish people. They gamble entire beings. Entire souls to please their own.
You might not have been my first love/but you were the love that made/all the other loves/irrelevant
how is it so easy for you to be kind to people he asked milk and honey dripped from my lips as I answered cause people have not
been kind to me
We have been dying since we got here and forgot to enjoy the view- live fully
if you were born with the weakness to fall you were born with the strength to rise
I thank the universe for taking everything it has taken and giving to me everything it is giving -balance
Your art is not about how many people like your work. Your art is about if your heart likes your work. If your soul likes your work.
don’t mistake/salt for sugar/if he wants to/be with you/he will/it’s that simple
Fall in love with your solitude.
I have what I have and I am happy I’ve lost what I’ve lost and I am still happy – outlook
What is stronger than the human heart which shatters over and over and still lives?
I will no longer compare my path to others. I refuse to do a disservice to my life.
What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? Since day one she’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not.
Who tricked you into believing another person was meant to complete you when the most they can do is complement you?
I didn’t leave because/I stopped loving you/I left because the longer/I stayed the less/I loved myself
Trying to convince myself I am allowed to take up space is like writing with my left hand when I was born to use my right.
you tell me to quiet down cause my opinions make me less beautiful but I was not made with a fire in my belly so I could be put out I was not made with a lightness on my tongue so I could be easy to swallow I was made heavy half blade and half silk difficult to forget and not easy for the mind to follow
It isn’t what we left behind that breaks me. It’s whatever we could’ve built had we stayed.
You have so much yet you are always hungry for more. The trick to being well-fed is you have to stop looking up at everything you don’t have and look around at everything you do.
Stay strong through your pain. Grow flowers from it.
I am not a hotel room I am home/I am not the whiskey you want/I am the water you need/don’t come here with expectations/and try to make a vacation out of me
I want to leave behind a literary legacy.
the world gives you so much pain and here you are making gold out of it – there is nothing purer than that
Our backs tell stories no books have the spine to carry
It takes grace to remain kind in cruel situations.
the thing/worth holding onto/would not have let go
Your body is a museum of natural disasters can you grasp how stunning that is?
love will come and when love comes love will hold you love will call your name and you will melt sometimes though love will hurt you love will never mean to love will play no games cause love knows life has been hard enough already
Every time you tell your daughter you yell at her out of love you teach her to confuse anger with kindness which seems like a good idea till she grows up to trust men who hurt her cause they look so much like you.
she was a rose in the hands of those who had no intention of keeping her
Of course, I want to be successful but I don’t crave success for me. I need to be successful to gain enough milk and honey to help those around me succeed.
Sometimes the apology never comes when it is wanted and when it comes it is neither wanted nor needed.
when you are broken/and he has left you/does not question/whether you were/enough/the problem was/you were so enough/he was not able to carry it
The world gives you so much pain and here you are making gold out of it – there is nothing purer than that
Practice empathy. Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person. – Rupi Kaur
I know it feels like tomorrow will never come and today will be the most difficult day to get through. The hurt will pass as it always does.
you were not wrong for leaving/you were wrong for coming back/and thinking/you could have me/when it was convenient/and leave when it was not
Love does not look like a person, love is our actions, and love is giving all we can.
you look at me and cry everything hurts I hold you and whisper but everything can hea
I do not want to have you fill the empty parts of me I want to be full on my own I want to feel so complete I could light a whole city and then I want to have you cause the two of us combined could set it on fire
The thing worth holding onto would not have let go.
I like the way the stretch marks on my thighs look human.
our backs/tell stories/no books have/the spine to/carry—women of color
He placed his hands on my mind before reaching for my waist, my hips, or my lips. He didn’t call me beautiful first. He called me exquisite ― how he touches me.
how you love yourself is how you teach others to love you
I was music but you had your ears cut off.
he placed his hands on my mind before reaching for my waist my hips or my lips he didn’t call me beautiful first he called me
exquisite – how he touched me
My heart aches for sisters more than anything it aches for women helping women as flowers ache for spring.
Calling myself a woman makes me utterly whole and complete.
other women’s bodies/are not our battlegrounds
Accept that you deserve more than painful love. Life is moving, the healthiest thing for your heart is to move with it.
The kindest words my father said to me Women like you drown oceans.
She was a rose in the hands of those who had no intention of keeping her
for you to see beauty here does not mean there is beauty in me it means there is beauty rooted so deep within you you can’t help but see it everywhere
you might not have been my first love but you were the love that made all other loves seem irrelevant
We all move forward when we recognize how resilient and striking the women around us are.
I find hair beautiful when a woman wears it like a garden on her skin.
loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself
You are the faint line between faith and blindly waiting.
I could be anything in the world but I wanted to be his
I don’t know what living a balanced life feels like when I am sad I don’t cry I pour when I am happy I don’t smile I glow when I am angry don’t yell I burn the good thing about feeling in extremes is when I love I give them wings but perhaps that isn’t such a good thing cause they always tend to leave and you should seem when my heart is broken I don’t grieve I shatter
do not bother holding onto that thing that does not want you -you cannot make it stay
The right one does not stand in your way they make space for you to step forward.
Removing all the hair off your body is okay if that’s what you want to do.
I can’t wrap my head around the fact/that I have to convince half the world’s population/that my body is not their bed
To heal, you have to get to the root of the wound and kiss it up.
you cannot leave and have me too I cannot exist in two places at once -when you ask if we can still be friends
I am made of water, of course, I am emotional
what is stronger than the human heart which shatters over and over and still lives
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