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Kahlil Gibran Quotes

(1883-1931), Lebanese Poet, Novelist

Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.

Category: Faith

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.

Category: Forgiveness

You can muffle the drum, and you can loosen the strings of the lyre, but who shall command the skylark not to sing?

Category: Freedom

Let your best be for your friend...

Category: Friends And Friendship

Your friend is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving.

Category: Friends And Friendship

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.

Category: Friends And Friendship

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures.

Category: Friends And Friendship

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

Category: Friends And Friendship

Your friend is your needs answered.

Category: Friends And Friendship

If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.

Category: Fun

Life is indeed darkness save when there is urge, and all urge is blind save when there is knowledge, and all knowledge is vain save when there is work, and all work is empty save when there is love.

Category: Futility

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

Category: Future

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.

Category: Generosity

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

Category: Giving

The lights of stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So it is with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities.

Category: Greatness