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A collection of quotes and thoughts by Kabir on religion, songs, love, poems, mind, body, God, soul, arrogance, suffering, holy, integrity, honesty, heart and character.

33 Great Kabir Quotes That Have Answer To All Your Woes

Quick Facts

Famous As: Saint and Mystic Poet

Born On: 1440 AD

Died On: 1518 AD

Born In: Varanasi

Died At Age: 78

Kabir was a distinguished Indian saint and mystic poet who lived during the 15th-century. His writings and thoughts had a great influence on Hinduism’s ‘Bhakti Movement.’ Sikhism’s ‘Guru Granth Sahib’ also consists of verses which were written by him. Though, he resided in a Muslim family, he was highly influenced by the thoughts and teachings of ‘Ramananda’ who besides being Kabir’s teacher was also a Hindu bhakti leader. Kabir is renowned for being critical of both Islam and Hinduism. He believed and suggested that one should walk the path of righteousness and practise passive detachment from the affairs of the world. We have rounded some thought-provoking sayings and quotes by Kabir which have been excerpted from his teachings, thoughts, writings, works, verses, preaching and life. Let us browse through the quotes and thoughts by Kabir whose words and teachings till date serve as a source of inspiration.

Many have died; you also will die. The drum of death is being beaten. The world has fallen in love with a dream. Only sayings of the wise will remain.

Kabir

...But if a mirror ever makes you sad you should know that it does not know you.

Kabir

All know that the drop merges into the ocean, but few know that the ocean merges into the drop.

Kabir

If you want the truth, I’ll tell you the truth: Listen to the secret sound, the real sound, which is inside you.

Kabir

Love does not grown on trees or brought in the market, but if one wants to be "LOVED" one must first know how to give (unconditional)LOVE..

Kabir

The river that flows in you also flows in me.

Kabir

... What is God? He is the breath inside the breath.

Kabir

Wherever you are is the entry point

Kabir

If you don't break your ropes while you're alive, do you think ghosts will do it after?

Kabir

The sun is within me and so is the moon

Kabir

The Lord is in me, the Lord is in you,as life is in every seed, put false pride away and seek the Lord within..

Kabir

Listen to the secret sound, the real sound, which is inside you. The one no one talks of speaks the secret sound to himself, and he is the one who has made it all.

Kabir

I don't think there is such a thing as an intelligent mega-rich person. For who with a fine mind can look out upon this world and hoard what can nourish a thousand souls.

Kabir

Listen, my friend. He who loves understands.

Kabir

‎"Life the veil that obscures the heart, and there you will find what you are looking for.

Kabir

Faith,Waiting in the heart of a seed, Promises a miracle of life which cannot prove at once.

Kabir

Slowly slowly O mind... Everything in own pace happens, Gardner may water a hundred buckets... Fruit arrives only in its season.

Kabir

Do not keep the slanderer away, treat him with affection and honor: Body and soul, he scours all clean, babbling about this and that.

Kabir

You have left Your Beloved and are thinking of others: and this is why your work is in vain.

Kabir

Whether I be in the temple or in the balcony, in the camp or the flower garden, I tell you truly that every moment my Lord is taking His delight in me.

Kabir

Just throw away all thoughts of imaginary things, and stand firm in that which you are.

Kabir

When at last you are come to the ocean of happiness, do not go back thirsty.

Kabir

The home is the abiding place; in the home is reality; the home helps to attain Him Who is real. So stay where you are, and all things shall come to you in time.

Kabir

The Kazi is searching the words of the Koran, and instructing others: but if his heart be not steeped in that love, what does it avail, though he be a teacher of men?

Kabir

Between the poles of the conscious and the unconscious, there has the mind made a swing: Thereon hang all beings and all worlds, and that swing never ceases its sway. (pg. 16)

Kabir

So long as man clamours for the I and Mine, his works are as naught: When all love of the I and the Mine is dead, then the work of the Lord is done.

Kabir

Love does not grow on trees or brought in the market, but if one wants to be "loved" one must first know how to give unconditional love.

Kabir

Oh, razum, vse se zgodi, ko nastopi čas za to. Vrtnar lahko drevo zalije stokrat, toda sadje bo zraslo, ko bo prišel pravi letni čas.

Kabir

Kabir says, only they are pure who’ve completely cleansed their thinking.

Kabir

As the river enters into the ocean, so my heart touches Thee.

Kabir