Who is Kahlil Gibran ?
See also جبران خليل جبرانKahlil Gibran, sometimes spelled Khalil Gibran[a] (Arabic: جبران خليل جبران / Arabic pronunciation: [ʒiˈbrɑːn xaˈliːl ʒiˈbrɑːn];[b] January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931), was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer.
Let this list of 118 quotations by the Lebanese artist Kahlil Gibran lead you to an inspirational day. Recharge yourself with motivational love, heart, truth sayings, and satisfy your hunger for a better life.
What are the best Kahlil Gibran quotes?
We've made this hand-picked collection of quotes to show you what is
Kahlil Gibran truly willing to say and leave for generations. Whether an inspirational quote or a motivational message about giving your best, we can all benefit from the wisdom, captured within these words.
Friendship is always a sweet
responsibility, never an opportunity.
Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit.
Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.
If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.
Beauty in not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
We choose our
joys and sorrows long before we experience them.
Top 10 quotes and images by Kahlil Gibran
You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.
Generosity is giving more than you
can, and pride is taking less than you need.
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the
unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of
weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he
has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls;
the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Beauty is a light in the heart.
About Kahlil Gibran
Quotes 118 sayings Nationality Lebanese Profession Artist Birthday January 6, 1883
Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for
love is sufficient unto love.
Beauty is not in the face, beauty is a light in the heart.
When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
Your hearts know in
silence the secrets of the days and the nights.
Zeal is a volcano, the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow.
If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved.
The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.
I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be
ignorance, and affection to be art.
If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury;
but if you injure him you will always remember.
And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.
Your friend is your field which you sow with love
and reap with thanksgiving.
Say not, I have found the truth, but rather, I have found a truth.
You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.
The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.
An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.
reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.
They consider me to have sharp and penetrating vision because I see them through the mesh of a sieve.
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.
Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.
Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.
Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.
The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers.
The teacher gives not of his wisdom, but rather of his faith and lovingness.
The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is.
Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed.
What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you?
Your friend is your needs answered.
What do the nationalists say about killers punishing murderers and thieves sentencing looters?
Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness.
An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.
What is this world that is hastening me toward I know not what, viewing me with contempt?
Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.
Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.