Kahlil Gibran Quotes
Best Quotes of Kahlil Gibran on Life, Death, children, Love and Friendship.
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Be like the flower, turn your faces to the sun.
Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.
Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires.
I am a poet who composes what life proses, and who proses what life composes.
Beauty is that which attracts your soul, and that which loves to give and not to receive.
The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.
When God threw me, a pebble, into this wondrous lake, I disturbed its surface with countless circles. But when I reached the depths, I became very still.
The best love come from the heart, not from the mouth.
Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality
You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
The strong grows in solitude where the weak withers away.
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.
You progress not through what has been done, but reaching towards what has yet to be done.
The giving and receiving of pleasure is a need and an ecstasy.
I purified my lips with sacred fire that I might speak of love, but when I opened my mouth to speak, I found myself mute.
Passionate love is a quenchless thirst.
Be patient, for it is from doubt that knowledge is born.
Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream. Khalil Gibran
Only love and death will change all things.
The nearest to my heart are a king without a kingdom and a poor man who does not know how to beg.
Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness.
The teacher gives not of his wisdom, but rather of his faith and lovingness.
The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.
Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.
When you love you should not say, “God is in my heart,” but rather, “I am in the heart of God.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
If you sing of beauty though alone in the heart of the desert you will have an audience.
Love is timeless.... Death does not separate the lover from the beloved.
Lovers embrace that which is between them rather than each other.
Sit by me, my beloved, and listen to my heart; smile, for your happiness is a symbol of our future.
To belittle, you have to be little.
If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.
Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.
Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
A root is a flower that disdains fame.
Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.
joy and sorrow are inseparable. . . together they come and when one sits alone with you . . remember that the other is asleep upon your bed.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.
An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.
Let passion fill your sails, but let reason be your rudder.
The true wealth of a nation lies not in it's gold or silver but in it's learning, wisdom and in the uprightness of its sons.
Man struggles to find life outside himself, unaware that the life he is seeking is within him.
A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world.
Rest in reason. Move in Passion.
Thinking is always the stumbling stone to poetry.
In the depth of my soul there is a wordless song.
Wisdom is not in words; Wisdom is meaning within words.
Love is not without its flaws. The stronger the love, the more it tests you. Compassion and empathy will make true love persist.
I existed from all eternity and, behold, I am here; and I shall exist till the end of time, for my being has no end.
Darkness is dawn not yet born.
Half of what I say is meaningless; but I say it so that the other half may reach you.
The truly great man is he who would master no one, and who would be mastered by none.
He who understands you is greater kin to you than your own brother. For even your own kindred neither understand you nor know your true worth.
Love that does not renew itself every day becomes a habit and in turn a slavery.
Men who do not forgive women their little faults will never enjoy their great virtues.
Beauty is not a need but an ecstasy. It is not a mouth thirsting nor an empty hand stretched forth, But rather a heart enflamed and a soul enchanted.
How distant I am from people when I am with them, and how close when they are far away.