Inspirational Kahlil Gibran Quotes

Kahlil Gibran Quotes
Kahlil Gibran Quotes

Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer. Below is a list of some Inspirational Kahlil Gibran Quotes.

Kahlil Gibran Quotes

“If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don’t, they never were.”
― Kahlil Gibran

“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 quotes

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

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

“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.”
― Kahlil Gibran quotes

Kahlil Gibran Quotes
Kahlil Gibran Quotes

“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.”
Kahlil Gibran

“It takes a minute to have a crush on someone, an hour to like someone, and a day to love someone… but it takes a lifetime to forget someone.”
― Khalil Gibran

“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.”
― Kahlil 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.”
― Kahlil 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 quotes

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”
― Kahlil Gibran

“Hearts united in pain and sorrow
will not be separated by joy and happiness.
Bonds that are woven in sadness
are stronger than the ties of joy and pleasure.
Love that is washed by tears
will remain eternally pure and faithful.”
― Kahlil Gibran

“The Reality of The Other Person Lies Not In What He Reveals To You, But What He Cannot Reveal To You.
Therefore, If You Would Understand Him, Listen Not To What He Says, But Rather To What He Does Not Say.”
― Kahlil Gibran quotes

“No human relation gives one possession in another—every two souls are absolutely different. In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot reach alone.”
― Kahlil Gibran

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

“For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.”
― Khalil Gibran

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

“I AM IGNORANT of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my honor and my reward.”
― Khalil Gibran

“Your daily life is your temple and your religion.”
― Khalil Gibran

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding… And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy.”
― Khalil Gibran

“Vain are the beliefs and teachings that make man miserable, and false is the goodness that leads him into sorrow and despair, for it is man’s purpose to be happy on this earth and lead the way to felicity and preach its gospel wherever he goes.”
― Khalil Gibran

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

“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.”
― Khalil Gibran

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

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

“Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.”
― Khalil Gibran

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

“Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow.”
― Kahlil Gibran

“The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.”
― Khalil Gibran

“They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price.”
― Khalil Gibran

“To belittle, you have to be little.”
― Khalil Gibran

“The “I” in me, my friend, dwells in the house of silence, and therein it shall remain for ever more, unperceived, unapproachable.”
― Khalil Gibran

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.”
― Khalil Gibran

“I know faces, because I look through the fabric my own eye weaves, and behold the reality beneath.”
― Khalil Gibran quotes

“I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.”
― Khalil Gibran

“My Soul gave me good counsel, teaching me that the lamp which I carry does not belong to me, and the song that I sing was not generated from within me.”
― Khalil Gibran

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

“You are your own forerunner, and the towers you have builded are but the foundation of your giant-self. And that self too shall be a foundation.”
― Khalil Gibran

“Let us disperse from our aloofness and serve the weak who made us strong, and cleanse the country in which we live. Let us teach this miserable nation to smile and rejoice with heaven’s bounty and glory of life and freedom.”
― Khalil Gibran

“Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.”
― Khalil Gibran

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

“It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.”
― Khalil Gibran quotes

“My face and your faces shall not be masked; our hand shall hold neither sword nor sceptre, and our subjects shall love us in peace and shall not be in fear of us.”
― Khalil Gibran

“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.”
― Khalil Gibran

“You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept.”
― Khalil Gibran

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

“He knew the depth of beauty, He was for ever surprised by its peace and its majesty.”
― Khalil Gibran

“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

“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
But you are eternity and you are the mirror.”
― 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

“His mother and brothers in their loving fear would have had Him return to the bench of the carpenter, whereas He was opening our eyes to the dawn of a new day.”
― Khalil Gibran quotes

“The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.”
― 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

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

“Am I less man because I believe in a greater man?”
― Khalil Gibran

“We who love Him beheld Him with these our eyes which He made to see; and we touched Him with these our hands which He taught to reach forth.”
― Khalil Gibran

“In every aspect of the day Jesus was aware of the Father. He beheld Him in the clouds and in the shadows of the clouds that pass over the earth.”
― Khalil Gibran

“The mind weighs and measures but it is the spirit that reaches the heart of life and embraces the secret; and the seed of the spirit is deathless.”
― Khalil Gibran

“The heart of life is a sphere quiet and serene, and the star that shines therein is fixed for evermore.”
― Khalil Gibran

“The seasons shall tire and the years grow old, ere they exhaust these words: “Father forgive them, for they know not what they do.”
― Khalil Gibran quotes

“And now let us play our reeds together.”
― Khalil Gibran

“He wove together insights from Eastern Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, American Transcendentalism, and the folklore of his native Lebanon to create his own universal “Anthem of Humanity” … he attacks narrow-mindedness, clerical hypocrisy and political injustice, and issues a declaration of faith in life itself.”
― Khalil Gibran

“You hate Jesus because someone from the North Country said He was the Son of God. But you hate one another because each of you deems himself too great to be the brother of the next man.”
― Kahlil Gibran quotes

“They honour not the man, the living man,
The first man who opened His eyes and gazed at the sun
With eyelids unquivering.
Nay, they do not know Him, and they would not be like Him.”
― Khalil Gibran

“You are still despised and mocked,
A man too weak and infirm to be God,
A God too much man to call forth adoration.”
― Khalil Gibran

“Power lies in reason, resolution, and truth. No matter how long the tyrant endures, he will be the loser at the end.”
― Khalil Gibran

“Master, Master Poet, Master of our silent desires,
The heart of the world quivers with the throbbing of your heart,
But it burns not with your song.”
― Khalil Gibran

“But Master, Sky-heart, Knight of our fairer dream,
You do still tread this day;
Nor bows nor spears shall stay your steps.
You walk through all our arrows.”
― Khalil Gibran

“In my thought there is only one universal religion, whose varied paths are but the fingers of the loving hand of the Supreme Being.”
― Khalil Gibran

“Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.”
― Kahlil Gibran quotes

“All that you see was and is for your sake. The numerous books, uncanny markings, and beautiful thoughts are the ghosts of souls who preceded you.”
― Khalil Gibran

“I have learned that the place where I subsist is all places, and the space I occupy is all intervals.”
― Khalil Gibran

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  1. Oh my goodness, I was not familiar with Kahlil Gibran before (at least I didn’t know I was) and after reading this impressive list of quotations (some I had heard before), I definitely want to get to know his work better.Thank you for sharing!

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