37 Rupi Kaur Quotes To Fall In Love With Life

Rupi Kaur Quotes famously regarded as the Queen of the ‘Instapoets’ today, is an Indian-born Canadian poet, writer, illustrator, and performer, who immigrated to Canada as a child and since then is settled in Toronto. It wasn’t always like this for Kaur. She started her career by posting her work to Tumblr in 2012 and then gradually switched to Instagram, but her social media strategy wasn’t yet making her nearly enough money to survive. She is a case study of how radically the world of poetry has changed today.

The 25-year-old Canadian poet outsold Homer two years ago: Her first collection, ‘milk & honey’ (2014), has been translated into 40 languages and has sold 3.5 million copies, becoming a hit the New York Times best-seller list in 2016 and nicking the position of best-selling poetry book from The Odyssey. She is indeed the queen of Instapoets, with a whopping 3 million Instagram followers. Here are the best Rupi Kaur Quotes to fall in love with life.

1. I could be anything in the world but I wanted to be his. – Rupi Kaur

2. Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself. – Rupi Kaur

3. Other women’s bodies are not our battlegrounds – Rupi Kaur

4. We all move forward when we recognize how resilient and striking the women around us are – Rupi Kaur

5. 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. – Rupi Kaur

6. Do not bother holding onto that thing that does not want you-you cannot make it stay. – Rupi Kaur

7. It isn’t what we left behind that breaks me it’s whatever we could’ve built had we stayed– Rupi Kaur

8. You do not just wake up and become the butterfly—growth is a process – Rupi Kaur

9. She was a rose in the hands of those who had no intention of keeping her – Rupi Kaur

10. You have sadness living in places sadness shouldn’t live – Rupi Kaur Quotes

11. The right one does not stand in your way they make space for you to step forward – Rupi Kaur

12. There is a difference between someone telling you they love you and them actually loving you – Rupi Kaur

13. You must want to spend the rest of your life with yourself first – Rupi Kaur

14. Why is it that when the story ends we begin to feel all of it – Rupi Kaur

15. When you are broken and he has left you do not question whether you were enough the problem was you were so enough he was not able to carry it – Rupi Kaur

16. I am made of water, of course, I am emotional – Rupi Kaur

17. Our backs tell stories no books have the spine to carry – Rupi Kaur

18. My heart is beating, and I’m breathing, and nothing anybody has ever done has changed that. – Rupi Kaur

19. People go but how they left always stays – Rupi Kaur

20. 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 – Rupi Kaur

21. The next time he points out the hair on your legs is growing back remind that boy your body is not his home he is a guest warn him to never outstep his welcome again– Rupi Kaur

22. What is stronger than the human heart which shatters over and over and still lives– Rupi Kaur

23. My heart aches for sisters more than anything it aches for women helping women like flowers ache for spring – Rupi Kaur

24. Let it go, let it leave, let it happen. Nothing in this world was promised or belonged to you anyway. – Rupi Kaur

25. How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you – Rupi Kaur

26. The kindest words my father said to me: ‘Women like you drown oceans.’– Rupi Kaur

27. Despite knowing they won’t be here for long they still choose to live their brightest lives – sunflowers– Rupi Kaur

28. We have been dying since we got here and forgot to enjoy the view- live fully. – Rupi Kaur

29. The world gives you so much pain and here you are making gold out of it – there is nothing purer than that – Rupi Kaur

30. That is the thing about selfish people. They gamble entire beings. Entire souls to please their own. – Rupi Kaur

31. The thing worth holding onto would not have let go – Rupi Kaur Quotes

32. I didn’t leave because I stopped loving you, I left because the longer I stayed the less I loved myself. – Rupi Kaur

33. Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you– Rupi Kaur

34. I thank the universe for taking everything it has taken and giving to me everything it is giving -balance – Rupi Kaur

35. A lot of times we are angry at other people for not doing what we should have done for ourselves. – Rupi Kaur

36. I was music but you had your ears cut off. – Rupi Kaur

37. Trust your body it reacts to right and wrong better than your mind does – Rupi Kaur

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Nakul Grover

Nakul Grover, author of Superhuman In You and the one who runs this blog. He has been writing on self-improvement since 2014. Featured on various websites, his works have helped thousands of people to live an extraordinary life. He loves spending his leisure hours in reading books and learning new skills.