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Khalil Gibran Quotes

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Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

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Love that does not renew itself every day
becomes a habit and in turn a slavery.
- Khalil Gibran

Only love and death will change all things.
- Khalil Gibran

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

 

When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep.
- Khalil Gibran

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
- Khalil Gibran

Lovers embrace that which is between them
rather than each other.
- Khalil Gibran

Love possesses not
nor would it be possessed.
- Khalil Gibran

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
- Khalil Gibran

When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be
clearer in his absence,
as the mountain to the climber
is clearer from the plain.
- Khalil Gibran

Let there be no purpose in friendship
save the deepening of the spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility,
never an opportunity.
- Khalil Gibran

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward
is to move toward perfection.
March on, and fear not the thorns,
or the sharp stones on life's path.
- Khalil Gibran

Sow a seed and the earth will yield you a flower.
Dream your dream to the sky
and it will bring you your beloved.
- Khalil Gibran

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.
- Khalil Gibran

Love is the veil between lover and lover.
- Khalil Gibran

When you are sorrowful, look again in your heart,
and you shall see that in truth
you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
- Khalil Gibran

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
- Khalil Gibran

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
- Khalil Gibran

And you would accept the seasons of your heart
just as you have always accepted
that seasons pass over your fields
and you would watch with serenity
through the winters of your grief.
- Khalil Gibran

And think not, you can direct the course of love;
for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
- Khalil Gibran

Love gives naught but itself
and takes naught but from itself.
Love possesses not
nor would it be possessed;
For love is sufficient unto love.
- Khalil Gibran

Faith is a knowledge within the heart,
beyond the reach of proof.
- Khalil Gibran

Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth,
I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.
- Khalil Gibran

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor
in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
- Khalil Gibran

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
- Khalil Gibran

The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
- Khalil Gibran

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to
enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you
to the threshold of your mind.
- Khalil Gibran

If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had
known what was hidden within him,
he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
- Khalil Gibran

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly,
but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
- Khalil Gibran

Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who
listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity,
for they shall live forever.
Forever.
- Khalil Gibran

Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.
- Khalil Gibran

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
- Khalil Gibran

The timeless in you is aware of life's timelessness;
and knows that yesterday is but today's memory
and tomorrow is today's dream.
- Khalil Gibran

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty,
and love from woes.
- Khalil Gibran

Love...
it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.
- Khalil Gibran

If you cannot work with love but only with distaste,
it is better that you should leave your work.
- Khalil Gibran

Time has been transformed, and we have changed;
it has advanced and set us in motion;
it has unveiled its face,
inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration.
- Khalil Gibran

Your pain is the breaking of the shell
that encloses your understanding.
Much of your pain is self-chosen.
It is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
Therefore trust the physician, and drink
his remedy in silence and tranquility.
- Khalil Gibran

I love you when you bow in your mosque,
kneel in your temple, pray in your church.
For you and I are sons of one religion,
and it is the Spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward
what is arcane and concealed.
- Khalil Gibran

Trust in dreams, for in them
is hidden the gate to eternity.
- Khalil Gibran

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder,
with a dash of the dictionary.
- Khalil Gibran

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your
bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
- Khalil Gibran

Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do,
but it is giving me that which you need more than I do.
- Khalil Gibran

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep,
too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.
- Khalil Gibran

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
- Khalil Gibran

If you reveal your secrets to the wind,
you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
- Khalil Gibran

Generosity is giving more than you can,
and pride is taking less than you need.
- Khalil Gibran

When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
- Khalil Gibran

Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify
the heart as a sacrifice to love;
love recompenses the adorers.
- Khalil Gibran

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
- Khalil Gibran

Love possesses not nor will it be possessed,
for love is sufficient unto love.
- Khalil Gibran

When you work you are a flute through whose heart the
whispering of the hours turns to music.
Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent,
when all else sings together in unison?
- Khalil Gibran

The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest,
and then becomes a host, and then a master.
- Khalil Gibran

All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
- Khalil Gibran

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter,
and sharing of pleasures.
For in the dew of little things the heart finds its
morning and is refreshed.
- Khalil Gibran

Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness.
An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
- Khalil Gibran

To understand the heart and mind of a person,
look not at what he has already achieved,
but at what he aspires to.
- Khalil Gibran

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry,
the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness
which does not bow before children.
- Khalil Gibran

The just is close to the people's heart,
but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
- Khalil Gibran

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
- Khalil Gibran

You have your ideology and I have mine.
- Khalil Gibran

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls;
the most massive characters are seared with scars.
- Khalil Gibran

Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the
physician within you heals your sick self.
- Khalil Gibran

You pray in your distress and in your need;
would that you might also pray in the fullness of your
joy and in your days of abundance.
- Khalil Gibran

I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge,
silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.
- Khalil Gibran

Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak,
arid desert.
- Khalil Gibran

Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather,
'I have found a truth.'
- Khalil Gibran


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