Khalil Gibran Quotes
''“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”― Kahlil Gibran, The Collected Works
''“Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” ''
''“You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept.”― Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam
''“Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
But you are eternity and you are the mirror.”
''“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, 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
''“When you part from your friend, you grieve not;― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
For that which you love most in him may be clearer in his absence, as
the mountain to the climber is clearer from the plain.”
''“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.”― Kahlil Gibran, The Madman
''“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.” ''
''“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.”― Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings
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A Tear And A Smile
I would not exchange the sorrows of my heart
For the joys of the multitude.
And I would not have the tears that sadness makes
To flow from my every part turn into laughter.
I would that my life remain a tear and a smile.
A tear to purify my heart and give me understanding
Of life's secrets and hidden things.
A smile to draw me nigh to the sons of my kind and
To be a symbol of my glorification of the gods.
A tear to unite me with those of broken heart;
A smile to be a sign of my joy in existence.
I would rather that I died in yearning and ...
Song Of Love Xxiv
I am the lover's eyes, and the spirit's
Wine, and the heart's nourishment.
I am a rose. My heart opens at dawn and
The virgin kisses me and places me
Upon her breast.
I am the house of true fortune, and the
Origin of pleasure, and the beginning