Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran Quotes

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

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Your friend is your needs answered.

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You pray in your distress and in your need

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

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

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

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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.

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You have your ideology and I have mine.

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

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

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

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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.

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Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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Love is trembling happiness.

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Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.

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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.

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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?

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Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.

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Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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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.

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

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