Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran Quotes

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

By: Khalil Gibran

Your friend is your needs answered... view

By: Khalil Gibran

You pray in your distress and in your need.. view

By: Khalil Gibran

Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life.. view

By: Khalil Gibran

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you... view

By: Khalil Gibran

You have your ideology and I have mine... view

By: Khalil Gibran

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

By: 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... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Would that I were a dry well, and that the people tossed stones into me, for that would be easier than to be a spring of flowing water that the thirsty pass by, and from which they avoid drinking... view

By: Khalil 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... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Work is love made visible. And if you cannot 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 those who work with joy... view

By: Khalil Gibran

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit... view

By: Khalil Gibran

If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul... view

By: Khalil Gibran

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury.. view

By: Khalil Gibran

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

By: Khalil Gibran

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

By: Khalil Gibran

If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees... view

By: Khalil Gibran

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?.. view

By: Khalil Gibran

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed... view

By: Khalil 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... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in your seeds... view

By: Khalil 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... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Love is trembling happiness... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit... view

By: Khalil 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... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?.. view

By: Khalil Gibran

Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms... view

By: 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... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Love... it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth... view

By: Khalil Gibran

March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self... view

By: Khalil Gibran

No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge... view

By: Khalil 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... view

By: Khalil Gibran

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit... view

By: Khalil Gibran