Khalil Gibran

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.

– Khalil Gibran

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

– 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

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

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

– Khalil Gibran

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

– Khalil Gibran

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

– 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

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

Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.

– Khalil Gibran

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

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

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
– Khalil Gibran

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

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