Khalil Gibran Quotes

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Khalil Gibran (January 6, 1883 - April 10, 1931) was a Lebanese artist, poet and writer, who later migrated from his homeland Lebanon to United States with his family. Here I have compiled down some of the famous Khalil Gibran quotes on children, family, love, friendship, parents and many more things. Just hope you will like the quote compialtion and able to find something inspiring from Khalil Gibran words to share with your family and friends.

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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

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

Love and Doubt are not on speaking terms
Kahlil 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.
Kahlil Gibran

Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Kahlil Gibran

Love descends upon our souls by the will of God and not by the demand or the plea of the individual.
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.
Kahlil Gibran

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

Tell your secret to the wind, but don't blame it for telling the trees.
Kahlil Gibran

For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst?
Kahlil Gibran

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

All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Kahlil Gibran

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

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
Kahlil 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

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

Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful.
Kahlil Gibran

The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
Kahlil Gibran

You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept.
Kahlil 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

Do not fear the thorns in your path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
Kahlil Gibran

The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly.
Kahlil Gibran

Words are timeless. You should utter them or write them with a knowledge of their timelessness.
Kahlil Gibran

We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.
Kahlil Gibran

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

joy and sorrow are inseparable. . . together they come and when one sits alone with you . . remember that the other is asleep upon your bed.
Kahlil 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.
Kahlil Gibran

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

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

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

We are all prisoners but some of us are in cells with windows and some without.
Kahlil Gibran

Half of what I say is meaningless; but I say it so that the other half may reach you.
Kahlil Gibran

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

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

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

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

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

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

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.
Kahlil Gibran

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

You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.
Kahlil Gibran

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

One's own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one's Maker and no one else's.
Kahlil Gibran

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

My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
Kahlil Gibran

Your daily life is your temple and your religion.
Kahlil Gibran

To belittle, you have to be little.
Kahlil Gibran

Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.
Kahlil Gibran

Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
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

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

There is a space between man's imagination and man's attainment that may only be traversed by his longing.
Kahlil Gibran

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