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428 Interesting Quotes by Kahlil Gibran (Page 3 of 3)

Quote: 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. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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.


Quote: 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. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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.


Quote: If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: 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. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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.

Longer Version/[Notes]:

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. 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. Verily you are suspended like scales between your sorrow and your joy.


Quote: When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.


Quote: Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

The just is close to the people's heart, but the merciful is close to the heart of God.


Quote: 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. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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.


Quote: If in the twilight of memory we should meet once more, we shall speak again together and you shall sing to me a deeper song. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

If in the twilight of memory we should meet once more, we shall speak again together and you shall sing to me a deeper song.


Quote: The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.


Quote: Love... it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.


Quote: I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.' by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.'

Longer Version/[Notes]:

Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.' Say not, ' I have found the path of the soul.' Say rather, 'I have met the soul walking upon my path.' For the soul walks upon all paths. The soul walks not upon a line, neither does it grow like a reed. The soul unfolds itself, like a lotus of countless petals.


Quote: If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.


Quote: Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it divides us from truth. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: 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. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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.


Quote: Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: 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. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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.


Quote: They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve.


Quote: Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: 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. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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.


Quote: Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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


Quote: 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. by author Khalil Gibran overlaid on photo of photo of author Khalil Gibran with quote

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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