Kahlil Gibran - Page 3

The earth is like a beautiful bride who needs no man made jewels to heighten her loveliness.
– Kahlil Gibran

Perhaps time’s definition of coal is the diamond.
– Kahlil Gibran

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

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

The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.
– Kahlil Gibran

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the wind longs to play with your hair.
– Kahlil Gibran

And the self same well from which your laughter rises was often-times filled with your tears.
– Kahlil Gibran

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

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

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.
– Kahlil Gibran

If it were not for guests all houses would be graves.
– Kahlil Gibran

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

A root is a flower that disdains fame.
– Kahlil Gibran

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

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

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

Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.
– Kahlil Gibran

And think not you can Direct the course of love, For love, If it finds you worthy, Directs your course.
– Kahlil Gibran