50 Khalil Gibran Quotes

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Khalil Gibran Quotes

Read 50 best Khalil Gibran quotes and sayings – He was a Lebanese-American Writer & Poet. Here we share best inspirational quotes of Khalil Gibran. He was also visual artist and Lebanese nationalist. 

1. Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

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

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

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4. 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.

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

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6. Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.

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

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8. 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.

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

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10. 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.

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11. 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.

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

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

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

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

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16. Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.

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17. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.

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18. 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.

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

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

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21. To be able to look back upon ones life in satisfaction, is to live twice.

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

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

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24. Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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31. There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

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

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

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

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

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36. The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.

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

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

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39. Poverty is a veil that obscures the face of greatness. An appeal is a mask covering the face of tribulation.

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

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41. 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.

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

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43. Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them.

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

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

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46. Love is trembling happiness.

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

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

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

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49. When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.

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50. You have your ideology and I have mine.

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