Kahlil Gibran Quotes (108 quotations)

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1. 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? - Kahlil Gibran

2. 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. - Kahlil Gibran

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

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

5. All that spirits desire, spirits attain. - Kahlil Gibran

6. An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind. - Kahlil Gibran

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

8. And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. - Kahlil Gibran

9. And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. - Kahlil Gibran

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

11. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. - Kahlil Gibran

12. Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest. - Kahlil Gibran

13. Beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror. - Kahlil Gibran

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

15. Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes. - Kahlil Gibran

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

17. Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother. - Kahlil Gibran

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

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

20. For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily, when good is hungry is seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters. - Kahlil Gibran

21. 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? - Kahlil Gibran

22. For what is it to die, But to stand in the sun and melt into the wind? - Kahlil Gibran

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

24. Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. - Kahlil Gibran

25. Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. - Kahlil Gibran

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