Khalil Gibran Quotes

Gibran Khalil Gibran, often known as Kahlil Gibran in English, held dual Lebanese-American identity and excelled as a writer, poet, and visual artist. He was also associated with philosophical thought, even though he personally declined to be labeled as a philosopher. Wikipedia

“For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Art arises when the secret vision of the artist and the manifestation of nature agree to find new shapes.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“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

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

“Life unfolds itself in mysteries ways.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Beauty is not a need but an ecstasy.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Desire is half of life; indifference is half of death.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Do not fear the thorns in your path, for they draw only corrupt blood.” ~ Khalil Gibran

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

“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. – Kahlil Gibran

“Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way, your mind looks at what happens.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Love and Doubt are not on speaking terms.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.” ~ 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.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don’t, they never were.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Rest in reason. Move-in Passion.” ~ 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

“Is not the beautiful moon that inspires poets, the same moon which angers the silence of the sea with a terrible roar? ~ Khalil Gibran

“A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“We are all prisoners but some of us are in cells with windows and some without.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“When you love you should not think you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.” ~ Khalil Gibran

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

“Fill each other’s cup but drink not from one cup, Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“I have found both freedom and safety in my madness; the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; For love is sufficient unto love.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” ~ 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

“Marriage is like a temple resting on two pillars. If they come too close to each other the temple will collapse.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Beauty is that which attracts your soul, and that which loves to give and not to receive.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“To belittle, you have to be little.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“You work that you may keep pace with the earth and the soul of the earth.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. – Kahlil 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.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Trust in dreams, for in them is the hidden gate to eternity.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“For the breath of life is in the sunlight and the hand of life is in the wind.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“”Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.” ~ Khalil Gibran When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music.”” ~ Khalil Gibran”

“Long ago you were a dream in your mother’s sleep, and then she awoke to give you birth.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

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

“For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but cannot fly.” ~ Khalil Gibran

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

“Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Remembrance is a form of meeting.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Let your home be you mast and not your anchor.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Because the soul is like a flower that folds its petals when dark comes and breathes not its fragrance into the phantoms of the night.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Love provided me with a tongue and tears.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Much of your pain is self-chosen.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.” ~ 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

“Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers, it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.” ~ Kahlil 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

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Love descends upon our souls by the will of God and not by the demand or the plea of the individual.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Work is love made visible. And if you can’t work with love, but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of the people who work with joy.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“One’s own religion is, after all, a matter between oneself and one’s Maker and no one else’s.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Love is the only flower that grows and blossoms without the aid of the seasons.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Perhaps time’s definition of coal is the diamond.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of You are found all the aspects of existence.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Give your hearts, but not into each other’s keeping. For only the hand of Life can contain your hearts.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“The things which the child loves remain in the domain of the heart until old age.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Words are timeless. You should utter them or write them with a knowledge of their timelessness.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.” ~ Khalil Gibrán

“I would not exchange the laughter of my heart for the fortunes of the multitudes.” ~ 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

“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” ~ Kahlil 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

“There is a space between man’s imagination and man’s attainment that may only be traversed by his longing.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasures.” ~ 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

“We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Love is the only freedom in the world because it so elevates the spirit that the laws of humanity and the phenomena of nature do not alter its course.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“An eye for an eye and the whole world would be blind.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow.” ~ 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

“Men who do not forgive women their little faults will never enjoy their great virtues.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“All that spirits desire, spirits attain.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“You may give them your love but not your thoughts, For they have their own thoughts.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Love is quivering happiness.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Happiness is a vine that takes root and grows within the heart, never outside it.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“When life does not find a singer to sing her heart she produces a philosopher to speak her mind.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“You cannot judge any man beyond your knowledge of him, and how small is your knowledge.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“For in truth it is life that gives unto life while you, who deem yourself a giver, are but a witness.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“And all knowledge is vain save when there is work, and all work is empty save when there is love, and when you work with love you bind yourself to yourself, and to one another, and to God.” ~ Gibran Khalil Gibran

“It takes a minute to have a crush on someone, an hour to like someone, and a day to love someone but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you cannot bear the pain.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Tolerance is love sick with the sickness of haughtiness.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“And God said “Love Your Enemy,” and I obeyed him and loved myself.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.” ~ 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

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” ~ Kahlil Gibran

“Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“There must be something strangely sacred in salt. It is in our tears and in the sea.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“No human relation gives one possession in another—every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone.” ~ Kahlil 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

“You may chain my hands, you may shackle my feet; you may even throw me into a dark prison; but you shall not enslave my thinking, because it is free.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley than to those who inhabit the mountain? ~ Kahlil Gibran

“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

“The true wealth of a nation lies not in its gold or silver but in its learning, wisdom, and in the uprightness of its sons.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Your children are not your children. They are sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you. And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“You cannot laugh and be unkind at the same time.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasures.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“Work is love made visible.” ~ Khalil Gibran

“He who is more mindful of one loses the love and the faith of both.” ~ Khalil Gibran

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