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Best Kahlil Gibran quotes

Kahlil Gibran is famous Lebanese artist with many wise quotes. Share the best Kahlil Gibran quotations of all times with your friends and family.


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.


Beauty in not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.




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


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


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


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


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

  • love

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


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


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


To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.


Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions.


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.


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

  • love

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


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


The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.


And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.


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


Your friend is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving.

  • friends

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


You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.


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


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


The significance of a man is not in what he attains, but rather what he longs to attain.


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.




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Picture quote by Kahlil Gibran about behave

If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.


Picture quote by Kahlil Gibran about future

Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.


Picture quote by Kahlil Gibran about love

Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.


Picture quote by Kahlil Gibran about beauty

Beauty is a light in the heart.


Picture quote by Kahlil Gibran about beauty

Beauty is not in the face, beauty is a light in the heart.


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About Kahlil Gibran

Where is Kahlil Gibran from? Kahlil Gibran is Lebanese who said awesome wise words. A influential and well recognized artist all over the world. The following quotations and images represent the Lebanese nature embed in Kahlil Gibran's character.

What Kahlil Gibran was famous for? Kahlil Gibran is famous artist with many good quotes. Well-known and respected in Lebanese society for wise sayings. Browse a lot of Kahlil Gibran books and reference books with quotes from Kahlil Gibran on Amazon.


Top Kahlil Gibran quotes about love

What are the best love quotes by Kahlil Gibran? List with Top 10 Kahlil Gibran sayings and quotes about love.


Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit.

  • love

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

  • love

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

  • love

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

  • love

Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; For love is sufficient unto love.

  • love

The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements, compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love.

  • love

It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.

  • love

No human relation gives one possession in another—every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone.


Then said Almitra, Speak to us of Love. And he raised his head and looked upon the people, and there fell a stillness upon them. And with a great voice he said: 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.


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Top Kahlil Gibran quotes about friends

What are the best friends quotes by Kahlil Gibran? List with Top 10 Kahlil Gibran sayings and quotes about friends.


Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

  • friends

Your friend is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving.

  • friends

Your friend is your needs answered.

  • friends

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures.

  • friends

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

  • friends

No human relation gives one possession in another—every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone.

  • friendship

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Top Kahlil Gibran quotes about wisdom

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Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness.


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


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.

  • wisdom

I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.

  • wisdom

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Top Kahlil Gibran quotes about knowledge

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Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.


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

  • knowledge

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

  • knowledge

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

  • knowledge

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Top Kahlil Gibran quotes about beauty

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Beauty in not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.

  • beauty

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.

  • beauty

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.


Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are the eternity and you are the mirror.

  • beauty

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

  • love

The tears that you spill, the sorrowful, are sweeter than the laughter of snobs and the guffaws of scoffers.

  • attitude

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.

  • knowledge

An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.




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

  • perception

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


What difference is there between us, save a restless dream that follows my soul but fears to come near you?


Rebellion without truth is like spring in a bleak, arid desert.


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

  • war

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


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


The teacher gives not of his wisdom, but rather of his faith and lovingness.


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


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


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

  • knowledge

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

  • art

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


Your friend is your needs answered.

  • friends

What is this world that is hastening me toward I know not what, viewing me with contempt?

  • faith

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.


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


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

  • knowledge

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures.

  • friends

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

  • knowledge

Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.


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.


Cast aside those who liken godliness to whimsy and who try to combine their greed for wealth with their desire for a happy afterlife.


The deeper that sorrow carves into your being,the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter's oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very wood that was hollowed with knives? 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.

  • joy

For this I bless you most: You give much and know not that you give at all.

  • generosity

Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself. Love possesses not nor would it be possessed; For love is sufficient unto love.

  • love

An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.

  • forgiveness

All that spirits desire, spirits attain.

  • desires

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


Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness.

  • poetry

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.

  • religion

We were a silent, hidden thought in the folds of oblivion, and we have become a voice that causes the heavens to tremble.


Life is indeed darkness save when there is urge, and all urge is blind save when there is knowledge, and all knowledge is vain save when there is work, and all work is empty save when there is love.


One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night.


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


That deed which in our guilt we today call weakness, will appear tomorrow as an essential link in the complete chain of Man.


Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself... You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.

  • children

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.


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

  • progress

Seek ye counsel of the aged for their eyes have looked on the faces of the years and their ears have hardened to the voices of Life. Even if their counsel is displeasing to you, pay heed to them.


The Reality of The Other Person Lies Not In What He Reveals To You, But What He Cannot Reveal To You. Therefore, If You Would Understand Him, Listen Not To What He Says, But Rather To What He Does Not Say.

  • inspirational

You can muffle the drum, and you can loosen the strings of the lyre, but who shall command the skylark not to sing?


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


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.


You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.

  • children

Are you a politician asking what your country can do for you or a zealous one asking what you can do for your country?


For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And what is it to cease breathing but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered?


Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man.


A poet is a bird of unearthly excellence, who escapes from his celestial realm arrives in this world warbling. If we do not cherish him, he spreads his wings and flies back into his homeland.

  • poetry

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


The most solid stone in the structure is the lowest one in the foundation.


Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.


Then said Almitra, Speak to us of Love. And he raised his head and looked upon the people, and there fell a stillness upon them. And with a great voice he said: 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.

  • inspirational

The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements, compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love.

  • love

The person you consider ignorant and insignificant is the one who came from God, that he might learn bliss from grief and knowledge from gloom.


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.

  • religion

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?

  • pacifism

How noble is the sad heart who would sing joyous songs with joyous hearts.


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.


We are all prisoners but some of us are in cells with windows and some without.


Verily the kindness that gazes upon itself in a mirror turns to stone, and a good deed that calls itself by tender names becomes the parent to a curse.


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

  • wisdom

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

  • friends

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.

  • adversity

Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.


Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.

  • inner

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.


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

  • earth

Kindness is like snow- It beautifies everything it covers.


We fear death, yet we long for slumber and beautiful dreams.


The truly great man is he who would master no one, and who would be mastered by none.


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.

  • faith

I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.

  • wisdom

The lights of stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So it is with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities.


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.

  • wisdom

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding... And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy

  • philosophy

It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.

  • love

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.

  • generosity

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.

  • beauty

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are the eternity and you are the mirror.

  • beauty

No human relation gives one possession in another—every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone.

  • friendship

joy and sorrow are inseparable. . . together they come and when one sits alone with you . . remember that the other is asleep upon your bed.

  • joy

Time has been transformed, and we have changed; it has advanced and set us in motion; it has unveiled its face, inspiring us with bewilderment and exhilaration.


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When was Kahlil Gibran birthday? Kahlil Gibran was born on January 6, 1883.

Who is Kahlil Gibran? Some facts about Kahlil Gibran from biography. 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. Born in the to... Read more about Kahlil Gibran on Wikipedia or watch videos with quotes from Kahlil Gibran on YouTube.

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Part 1
Introduction

Part 2
Best Kahlil Gibran quotes
Top 10 quotes by Kahlil Gibran

Part 3
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Part 4
Love
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Wisdom
Knowledge
Beauty
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Similar Artists

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Favorite topics

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