Kahlil Gibran Quotes

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Kahlil Gibran Quotes

A root is a flower that disdains fame.
– Kahlil Gibran

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
– Kahlil Gibran

During the first period of a man’s life the greatest danger is not to take the risk. When once the risk has really been taken, then the greatest danger is to risk too much.
– Kahlil Gibran

Faith is an oasis in the heart which can never be reached by the caravan of thinking
– Kahlil Gibran

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
– Kahlil 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.
– Kahlil Gibran

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

He who does not see the angels and devils in the beauty and malice of life will be far removed from knowledge, and his spirit will be empty of affection.
– Kahlil Gibran

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.
– Kahlil 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.
– Kahlil Gibran

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

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

Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms.
– Kahlil Gibran

Let there be spaces in your togetherness.
– Kahlil Gibran

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
– Kahlil Gibran

Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man.
– Kahlil 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.
– Kahlil Gibran

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
– Kahlil Gibran

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

Say not, ‘I have found the truth,’ but rather, ‘I have found a truth.
– Kahlil Gibran

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions.
– Kahlil Gibran

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

Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.
– Kahlil Gibran

We shall never understand one another until we reduce the language to seven words
– Kahlil Gibran

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

Work is love made visible.
– Kahlil Gibran

You are blind and I am deaf and dumb, so let us touch hands and understand
– Kahlil Gibran

You progress not through what has been done, but reaching towards what has yet to be done.
– Kahlil Gibran

You work that you may keep peace with the earth and the soul of the earth
– Kahlil Gibran


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