Khalil Gibran Quotes

“One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.” Khalil Gibran

 

 

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“Every man loves two women; the one is the creation of his imagination and the other is not yet born.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“God made Truth with many doors to welcome every believer who knocks on them.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

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

 

 

“If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“In battling evil, excess is good; for he who is moderate in announcing the truth is presenting half-truth. He conceals the other half out of fear of the people’s wrath.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“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.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“It is well to give when asked but it is better to give unasked, through understanding.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“Say not, ‘I have found the truth,’ but rather, ‘I have found a truth.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“The deeper sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“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.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious of the rose.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“To be able to look back upon one’s life in satisfaction, is to live twice.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

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

 

 

“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.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“Yesterday is but today’s memory, tomorrow is today’s dream.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“Your friend is your needs answered.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” – 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.”― Kahlil Gibran

 

 

 

“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” – Kahlil 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.”― Kahlil Gibran

 

 

 

“He who listens to truth is not less than he who utters truth.” – Kahlil Gibran

 

 

 

“When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.”― Kahlil Gibrán

 

 

 

“Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.” – Kahlil Gibran

 

 

 

“One’s own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one’s Maker and no one else’s.”― Kahlil Gibran
More Khalil Gibran Quotes

 

 

 

“You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.” – Kahlil Gibran

 

 

 

“Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, that we may record our emptiness.” – Kahlil Gibran

 

 

 

“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” – Kahlil Gibran

 

 

 

“I have found both freedom and safety in my madness; the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us.” – Kahlil Gibran

 

 

 

“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

 

“The timeless in you is aware of life’s timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today’s memory and tomorrow is today’s dream.” – 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

 

 

 

“Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.” – Khalil Gibran

 

 

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” – Kahlil Gibran

 

 

“Is not the truth of man as shown by you, but what can not be shown to you, so if you want to know do not listen to what he says , but to what Aicolh.” – Khalil Gibran

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