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Rupi Kaur was born on 4 October 1992 in Punjab, India, and moved to Toronto, Canada at a young age.

Rupi Kaur is famous for her visual poetry that got famous on social media sites Instagram and Tumblr. Rupi is not only a poet but also an illustrator and an author.

Her first book 'Milk and Honey' was published in 2014. The book earned the poet widespread popularity, selling over three million copies worldwide. The book was also on The New York Times Best Seller list for more than a year. Her second book, 'The Sun and Her Flowers' was released in 2017 which helped Rupi Kaur get onto the BBC's 100 Women in the same year. The latest book released by Rupi Kaur is 'Home Body.' It is her third piece of work released on 17 November 2020.

As Rupi Kaur quotes, "If you are broken and they have left you, do not question whether you were enough. The problem was, you were so enough they were not able to carry it." We have collected Rupi Kaur 'Milk and Honey' quotes, Rupi Kaur 'The Sun and Her Flowers' quotes, and all the other quotes by her that we could find for you to read. You will find sayings about self-love, beauty, how loneliness is a sign of the desperate need to find yourself, how the human heart which shatters makes you stronger, how there is nothing purer than a broken heart, and so much more.

In the list, you can find beauty in the words of Rupi that inspires self-love and gives you hope. If you liked reading these, click to read ['Milk and Honey' quotes] or Nikita Gill quotes.
 

Best Rupi Kaur Quotes

Here, you will find the best quotes from Rupi Kaur about the strength we need to rise above.

1. "Borders are man-made, they divide us physically, don’t let them make us, turn on each other — we are not enemies."

- Rupi Kaur, 'The Sun And Her Flowers.'

2. "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.

3. "Other women’s bodies are not our battlegrounds."

- Rupi Kaur.

4. "There is a difference between someone telling you they love you and them actually loving you."

- Rupi Kaur.

5. "Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself."

-Rupi Kaur, 'Milk And Honey.'

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

- Rupi Kaur.

7. "I thank the universe for taking everything it has taken and giving to me everything it is giving – balance."

- Rupi Kaur.

8. "Fall in love with your solitude."

- Rupi Kaur.

9. "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.

10. "I want to leave behind a literary legacy."

- Rupi Kaur.

11. "I didn’t leave because I stopped loving you, I left because the longer I stayed the less I loved myself."

- Rupi Kaur.

12. "We have been dying since we got here and forgot to enjoy the view – live fully."

- Rupi Kaur.

13. "I did not start out thinking I’m going to become a feminist poet. It was a tag I was given."

- Rupi Kaur.

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

- Rupi Kaur.

15. "Why is it that when the story ends we begin to feel all of it."

- Rupi Kaur.

16. "Your body is a museum of natural disasters can you grasp how stunning that is.

- Rupi Kaur, 'Milk And Honey.'

Rupi Kaur Quotes On Love

Love can heal you and only love can make you kind.

You will get to know what love is from these quotes by Rupi Kaur. As one quote says, "I didn't leave because I stopped loving you, I left because the longer I stayed, I stopped loving myself." These words are very impactful so read on for more.

17. "How you love yourself is how you teach others to love you."

- Rupi Kaur, 'Milk And Honey.'

18. "Love does not look like a person, love is our actions, love is giving all we can."

- Rupi Kaur.

19. "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."

- Rupi Kaur, 'Milk And Honey.'

20. "My heart is beating, and I’m breathing, and nothing anybody has ever done has changed that."

- Rupi Kaur

21. "How do you redefine love when your idea of love is something that’s so violent? When your idea of passion is anger, how do you fix that?"

- Rupi Kaur

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

- Rupi Kaur.

23. "You are the faint line between faith and blindly waiting."

- Rupi Kaur.

24. "To heal, you have to get to the root of the wound and kiss it all the way up."

- Rupi Kaur.

25. "If I'm not the love of your life, I'll be the greatest loss instead."

- Rupi Kaur, 'The Sun And Her Flowers.'

26. "Nothing is safer than the sound of you, reading aloud to me — the perfect date."

- Rupi Kaur.

27. "I want to apologize to all the women I have called beautiful before I've called them intelligent or brave."

- Rupi Kaur.

28. "You must want to spend the rest of your life with yourself first."

- Rupi Kaur.

Rupi Kaur Quotes On Heartbreak

Nothing hurts more than a heartbreak as Rupi Kaur explains so beautifully.

Rupi Kaur quotes about heartbreak beautifully capture pain and sadness. As she said, "If you were born with the weakness to fall, you were born with the strength to rise." Read on for more poignant quotes from the author.

29. "The thing worth holding onto would not have let go."

- Rupi Kaur.

30. "She was a rose in the hands of those who had no intention of keeping her."

- Rupi Kaur.

31. "My heart aches for sisters more than anything it aches for women helping women like flowers ache for spring."

- Rupi Kaur.

32. "You have sadness living in places sadness shouldn’t live."

- Rupi Kaur.

33. "You left and I wanted you still, yet I deserved someone who was willing to stay."

- Rupi Kaur.

34. "The world gives you so much pain and here you are making gold out of it — there is nothing purer than that."

- Rupi Kaur.

35. "I could be anything in the world but I wanted to be his."

- Rupi Kaur.

36. "What is stronger than the human heart which shatters over and over and still lives?"

- Rupi Kaur.

37. "Give to those who have nothing to give to you."

- Rupi Kaur.

38. "People go but how they left always stays."

- Rupi Kaur.

39. "Never feel guilty for starting again."

- Rupi Kaur.

40. "I am a museum full of art but you had your eyes shut."

- Rupi Kaur.

41. "Do not look for healing at the feet of those who broke you."

- Rupi Kaur.

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

- Rupi Kaur.

43. "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."

- Rupi Kaur.

44. "You might not have been my first love but you were the love that made all other loves seem irrelevant."

- Rupi Kaur.

45. "I was music but you had your ears cut off."

- Rupi Kaur.

Rupi Kaur Quotes On Life

The essence of life is captured ever so gracefully in the quotes below about life by Rupi Kaur.

46. "If you were born with the weakness to fall, you were born with the strength to rise."

- Rupi Kaur.

47. "The right one does not stand in your way they make space for you to step forward."

- Rupi Kaur.

48. "We began with honesty let us end in it too."

- Rupi Kaur.

49. "If you are not enough for yourself you will never be enough for someone else."

- Rupi Kaur.

50. "The thing about writing is I can’t tell if it’s healing or destroying."

- Rupi Kaur.

51. "The kindest words my father said to me: 'Women like you drown oceans.'"

- Rupi Kaur.

52. "People say things meant to rip you in half, but you hold the power to not turn their words into a knife and cut yourself."

- Rupi Kaur.

53. "I am sending my love to your eyes. May they always see goodness in people. And may you always practice kindness."

- Rupi Kaur.

54. "I am made of water, of course, I am emotional."

- Rupi Kaur.

55. "Do not bother holding onto that thing that does not want you – you cannot make it stay."

- Rupi Kaur.

56. "I will no longer compare my path to others – I refuse to do a disservice to my life."

- Rupi Kaur.

57. “a lot of times

we are angry at other people

for not doing what

we should have done for ourselves

- responsibility”

― Rupi Kaur, 'The Sun and Her Flowers'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Rupi Kaur quotes, then why not take a look at William Arthur Ward quotes, or Dorothy Parker quotes?

Written By
Writvik Gupta

Writvik Gupta is a freelance content writer from Kolkata, India. Before venturing into the startup and writing worlds, he worked with several corporations, namely, ITC WelcomHotel Jodhpur, Bharti AXA Life Insurance, Aryan Imaging, and Eduquity, to name a few. Writvik also consults with a hostel-chain-based startup in Bangalore. He is an outdoor person and loves trekking and traveling to remote destinations. Besides that, he loves trying out cuisines from different cultures and also is an enthusiastic volunteer.

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