Rupi Kaur Quotes

Who on Earth is Rupi Kaur?

Rupi Kaur is an Indian-born Canadian poet and author. Kaur's social media centered poetry is very popular with the younger generation. Her debut Milk and honey was a best seller in 2004.

Born October 04, 1992

Books by Rupi Kaur


Best 57 Quotes by Rupi Kaur

“A lot of times we are angry at other people for not doing what we should have done for ourselves.”

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“Accept that you deserve more than painful love. Life is moving, the healthiest thing for your heart is to move with it.”

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“And here you are living despite it all.”

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“Despite knowing they won’t be here for long they still choose to live their brightest lives – sunflowers”

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“Give to those who have nothing to give to you.”

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“I didn't leave because
I stopped loving you,
I left because the longer
I stayed the less I loved myself.”

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“i do not want to have you
to fill the empty parts of me
i want to be full on my own

i want to fill 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”

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“I thank the universe for taking everything it has taken and giving to me everything it is giving -balance”

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“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”

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“I will no longer compare my path to others. I refuse to do a disservice to my life.”

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“If you are not enough for yourself you will never be enough for someone else.”

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“It isn’t what we left behind that breaks me. It’s whatever we could’ve built had we stayed.”

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“Let it go, let it leave, let it happen. Nothing in this world was promised or belonged to you anyway.”

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“Never feel guilty for starting again.”

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“Our backs tell stories
no books have the spine to carry”

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“she was a rose
in the hands of those
who had no intention
of keeping her”

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“That is the thing about selfish people. They gamble entire beings. Entire souls to please their own.”

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“The thing worth holding onto would not have let go.”

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“Trust your body. It reacts to right and wrong better than your mind does.”

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“What is stronger than the human heart which shatters over and over and still lives?”

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“What’s the greatest lesson a woman should learn? That since day one she’s already had everything she needs within herself. It’s the world that convinced her she did not.”

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“Why is it that when the story ends we begin to feel all of it.”

Rupi Kaur

“You do not just wake up and become the butterfly—growth is a process.”

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“You have sadness living in places sadness shouldn’t live.”

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“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.”

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“you might not have been my first love
but you were the love that made
all other loves seem
irrelevant”

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Milk and Honey Quotes

“do not bother holding onto
that thing that does not want you

-you cannot make it stay”

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Milk and Honey

“do not look for healing
at the feet of those
who broke you”

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Milk and Honey

“don’t mistake
salt for sugar
if he wants to
be with you
he will
it’s that simple”

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Milk and Honey

“fall
in love
with your solitude”

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Milk and Honey