Khalil Gibran quotes

 quotes - Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit. Share

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

— Khalil Gibran

 quotes - Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. Share

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”

— Khalil Gibran

 quotes - Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof. Share

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

— Khalil Gibran

 quotes - Love is trembling happiness. Share

“Love is trembling happiness.”

— Khalil Gibran

“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.”

— Khalil Gibran

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

— Khalil Gibran

“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?”

— 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.”

— Khalil Gibran

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

— Khalil Gibran

“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.”

— Khalil Gibran

“Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand.”

— Khalil Gibran

“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you.”

— Khalil Gibran

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

— 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

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

— Khalil Gibran

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.”

— 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

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

— Khalil 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.”

— Khalil Gibran

“But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.”

— Khalil Gibran

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

— Khalil Gibran

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

— Khalil Gibran

“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

“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.”

— Khalil Gibran

“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.”

— Khalil Gibran

“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.”

— Khalil Gibran

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

— Khalil Gibran

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

— Khalil Gibran

“Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.”

— Khalil Gibran