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117 Kahlil Gibran Quotes

  1. “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.”― Kahlil Gibran
  2. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  3. “Much of your pain is self-chosen.”― Kahlil Gibran
  4. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  5. “If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don’t, they never were.”― Kahlil Gibran
  6. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”― Kahlil Gibran
  7. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”― Kahlil Gibran
  8. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  9. “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
  10. “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.”― Kahlil Gibran
  11. “Let there be spaces in your togetherness, And let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.” – Kahlil Gibran
  12. “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself”― Kahlil Gibran
  13. “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
  14. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  15. “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
  16. “And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair”― Kahlil Gibran
  17. “Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.”― Kahlil Gibran
  18. “We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.”― Kahlil Gibran
  19. “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
  20. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  21. “Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.”― Kahlil Gibran
  22. “Some of you say, “Joy is greater than sorrow,” and others say, “Nay, sorrow is the greater.” But I say unto you, they are inseparable.Together they come, and when one sits alone with you at your board, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  23. “For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  24. “Hearts united in pain and sorrow will not be separated by joy and happiness. Bonds that are woven in sadness are stronger than the ties of joy and pleasure. Love that is washed by tears will remain eternally pure and faithful.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  25. “You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”― Kahlil Gibran
  26. “I am ignorant of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.”― Kahlil Gibran
  27. “To belittle, you have to be little.”― Kahlil Gibran
  28. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding… And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy”― Kahlil Gibran
  29. “We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.”― Kahlil Gibran
  30. “Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.”― Kahlil Gibran
  31. “The Reality of The Other Person Lies Not In What He Reveals To You, But What He Cannot Reveal To You.
  32. Therefore, If You Would Understand Him, Listen Not To What He Says, But Rather To What He Does Not Say.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  33. “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.”― Kahlil Gibran
  34. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  35. “Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”― Kahlil Gibran
  36. “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.”― Kahlil Gibran
  37. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  38. “You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept.”― Kahlil Gibran
  39. “Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  40. “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.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  41. “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
  42. “Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow.”― Kahlil Gibran
  43. “To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.”― Kahlil Gibran
  44. “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.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  45. “Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation”― Kahlil Gibran
  46. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  47. “They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  48. “If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.”― Kahlil Gibran
  49. “I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.”― Kahlil Gibran
  50. “We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no sunrise finds us where sunset left us. Even while the earth sleeps we travel. We are the seeds of the tenacious plant, and it is in our ripeness and our fullness of heart that we are given to the wind and are scattered.”― Kahlil Gibran
  51. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  52. “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
  53. “My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.”― Kahlil Gibran
  54. “One’s own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one’s Maker and no one else’s.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  55. “Trust in dreams, for in them is the hidden gate to eternity.”― Kahlil Gibran
  56. “The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.”― Kahlil Gibran
  57. “They say: ‘If a man knew himself, he would know all mankind.’ I say: ‘If a man loved mankind, he would know something of himself.”― Kahlil Gibran
  58. “When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.”― Kahlil Gibran
  59. “And when you crush an apple with your teeth, say to it in your heart: Your seeds shall live in my body, And the buds of your tomorrow shall blossom in my heart, And your fragrance shall be my breath, And together we shall rejoice through all the seasons.”― Kahlil Gibran
  60. “The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly.”― Kahlil Gibran
  61. “Half of what I say is meaningless; but I say it so that the other half may reach you.”― Kahlil Gibran
  62. “Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.”― Kahlil Gibran
  63. “Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.”― Kahlil Gibran
  64. “For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst?”― Kahlil Gibran
  65. “When you love you should not think you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.”― Kahlil Gibran
  66. “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
  67. “Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.”― Kahlil Gibran
  68. “Your daily life is your temple and your religion.”― Kahlil Gibran
  69. “Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you can not bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond that pain.”― Kahlil Gibran
  70. “We are all prisoners but some of us are in cells with windows and some without.”― Kahlil Gibran
  71. “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”― Kahlil Gibran
  72. “Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.”― Kahlil Gibran
  73. “Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.”― Kahlil Gibran
  74. “Words are timeless. You should utter them or write them with a knowledge of their timelessness.”― Kahlil Gibran
  75. “And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.”― Kahlil Gibran
  76. “There is a space between man’s imagination and man’s attainment that may only be traversed by his longing.”― Kahlil Gibran
  77. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  78. “Darkness may hide the trees and the flowers from the eyes but it cannot hide love from the soul.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  79. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  80. “I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art.”― Kahlil Gibran
  81. “When life does not find a singer to sing her heart she produces a philosopher to speak her mind.”― Kahlil Gibran
  82. “Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Kahlil Gibran
  83. “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”― Kahlil Gibran
  84. “He who seeks ecstasy in love should not complain of suffering.”― Kahlil Gibran
  85. “Tell your secret to the wind, but don’t blame it for telling the trees.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  86. “The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.”― Kahlil Gibran
  87. “Do not fear the thorns in your path, for they draw only corrupt blood.”― Kahlil Gibran
  88. “Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.”― Kahlil Gibran
  89. “Love descends upon our souls by the will of God and not by the demand or the plea of the individual.”― Kahlil Gibran
  90. “When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. 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
  91. “The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.”― Kahlil Gibran
  92. “Of the good in you I can speak, but not of the evil. For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily when good is hungry it seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters.”― Kahlil Gibran
  93. “Love and Doubt are not on speaking terms”― Kahlil Gibran
  94. “Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.”― Kahlil Gibran
  95. “Verily the lust for comfort murders the passion of the soul, and then walks grinning in the funeral.”― Kahlil Gibran
  96. “To measure you by your smallest deed is to reckon the ocean by the frailty of its foam. To judge you by your failures
  97. is to cast blame upon the seasons for their inconsistencies.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  98. “Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.”― Kahlil Gibran
  99. “Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon your reason and your judgment wage war against your passion and your appetite.”― Kahlil Gibran
  100. “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.”― Kahlil Gibran
  101. “And God said “Love Your Enemy,” and I obeyed him and loved myself.”― Kahlil Gibran
  102. “The feelings we live through in love and in loneliness are simply, for us, what high tide and low tide are to the sea.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  103. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  104. “Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.”― Kahlil Gibran
  105. “I would not exchange the laughter of my heart for the fortunes of the multitudes.”― Kahlil Gibran
  106. “Generosity is not in giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is in giving me that which you need more than I do.”― Kahlil Gibran
  107. “Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights.”― Kahlil Gibran
  108. “For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but cannot fly.”― Kahlil Gibran
  109. “And your fragrance shall be my breath, And together we shall rejoice through all the seasons.”― Kahlil Gibran
  110. “You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care, nor your nights without a want and a grief, but rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound.”― Kahlil Gibran
  111. “Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit. ”― Kahlil Gibran
  112. “Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.”― Kahlil Gibran
  113. “It is well to give when asked, but it is better to give unasked, through understanding; and to the open-handed the search for one who shall receive is joy greater than giving.”― Kahlil Gibran
  114. “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
  115. “Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.”― Kahlil Gibran
  116. “Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow.”― Kahlil Gibran
  117. “For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but cannot fly.”― Kahlil Gibran

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