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Khalil Gibran Quotes:

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

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

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran

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

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.

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran
Khalil Gibran
Source: Times Of India

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

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran

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

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.

Khalil 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.

Khalil Gibran

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens.

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.

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.

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

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

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

Khalil Gibran

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.

Khalil Gibran

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

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

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

KHALIL GIBRAN

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

Khalil Gibran

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Khalil Gibran

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

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.

Khalil Gibran

Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.

Khalil Gibran

Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.

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.

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.

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

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?

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran

Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.

Khalil Gibran

When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. 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.

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran

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

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.

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran

Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.

Khalil Gibran

Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran

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

KHALIL GIBRAN

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

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.

Khalil Gibran

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.

Khalil Gibran

The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is.

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran

Who is Khalil Gibran?

Gibran Khalil Gibran was a Lebanese American writer, poet, and visual artist, usually known as Kahlil Gibran. He was also regarded as a philosopher even though he rejected the title.