Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran Quotes

  • ''“When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.”
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    ― Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam
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  • ''“An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.” ''
  • ''“The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly.” ''
  • ''“Half of what I say is meaningless; but I say it so that the other half may reach you.” ''
  • ''“Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” ''
  • ''“When you love you should not think you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.” ''
  • ''“Forgetfulness is a form of freedom.”''
  • ''“For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst?”

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    ― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
  • ''“Your daily life is your temple and your religion.” ''
  • ''“Many of us spend our whole lives running from feeling with the mistaken belief that you can not bear the pain. But you have already borne the pain. What you have not done is feel all you are beyond that pain.” ''

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Best Poem of Khalil Gibran

A Lover's Call Xxvii

Where are you, my beloved? Are you in that little
Paradise, watering the flowers who look upon you
As infants look upon the breast of their mothers?


Or are you in your chamber where the shrine of
Virtue has been placed in your honor, and upon
Which you offer my heart and soul as sacrifice?


Or amongst the books, seeking human knowledge,
While you are replete with heavenly wisdom?


Oh companion of my soul, where are you? Are you
Praying in the temple? Or calling Nature in the
Field, haven of your dreams?


Are you in the ...

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Good And Evil Xxii

And one of the elders of the city said, "Speak to us of Good and Evil."

And he answered:

Of the good in you I can speak, but not of the evil.

For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst?

Verily when good is hungry it seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts, it drinks even of dead waters.

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