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KHALIL GIBRAN QUOTES

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

KAHLIL GIBRAN, Sand and Foam

Your friend is your needs answered. He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving. And he is your board and your fireside. For you come to him with your hunger, and you seek him for peace.

KAHLIL GIBRAN, The Prophet

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.

KHALIL GIBRAN, The Vision

For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but cannot fly.

KAHLIL GIBRAN, The Prophet

Yesterday is but today's memory and tomorrow is today's dream.

KAHLIL GIBRAN, The Prophet

Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow.

KAHLIL GIBRAN, The Broken Wings

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

KHALIL GIBRAN, attributed, Wisdom for the Soul: Five Millennia of Prescriptions for Spiritual Healing

A little while, a moment of rest upon the wind, and another woman shall bear me.

KAHLIL GIBRAN, The Prophet

Some of you say, "Joy is greater than sorrow," and others say, "Nay, sorrow is the greater." But I say unto you, they are inseparable. Together they come, and when one sits alone with you at your board, remember that the other is asleep upon your bed.

KAHLIL GIBRAN, The Prophet

You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.

KAHLIL GIBRAN, The Prophet

Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.

KHALIL GIBRAN, The Madman: His Parables & Poems

To realize that prophecy in the people is like fruit in the tree is to know the unity of life.

KAHLIL GIBRAN, The Kahlil Gibran Reader: Inspirational Writings

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, The Madman

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, The Prophet


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