Khalil Gibran

(January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931 / Bsharri)

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  • ''“The timeless in you is aware of lifes timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but todays memory and tomorrow is todays dream.”
    ― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
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  • ''“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” ''
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  • ''“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” ''
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  • ''“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair”
    ― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
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  • ''“We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.” ''
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  • ''“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.” ''
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  • ''“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.”''
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  • ''“Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.”
    ― Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam
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  • ''“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.” ''
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  • ''“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
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Best Poem of Khalil Gibran

Beauty Xxv

And a poet said, 'Speak to us of Beauty.'

Where shall you seek beauty, and how shall you find her unless she herself be your way and your guide?

And how shall you speak of her except she be the weaver of your speech?

The aggrieved and the injured say, 'Beauty is kind and gentle.

Like a young mother half-shy of her own glory she walks among us.'

And the passionate say, 'Nay, beauty is a thing of might and dread.

Like the tempest she shakes the earth beneath us and the sky above us.'

The tired and the weary say, 'beauty is of soft ...

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Giving Chapter V

Then said a rich man, "Speak to us of Giving."

And he answered:

You give but little when you give of your possessions.

It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

For what are your possessions but things you keep and guard for fear you may need them tomorrow?

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