Khalil gibran quotes

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?
Khalil Gibran

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Khalil Gibran

Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
Khalil Gibran

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
Khalil Gibran

All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Khalil Gibran

And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Khalil Gibran

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Khalil Gibran

Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.
Khalil Gibran

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
Khalil Gibran

But 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.
Khalil Gibran

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

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
Khalil Gibran

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Khalil Gibran

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

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
Khalil Gibran

Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
Khalil Gibran

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

For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.
Khalil Gibran

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Khalil Gibran

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

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

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

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
Khalil 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.
Khalil Gibran

I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires.
Khalil Gibran

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

If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
Khalil Gibran



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