72+ EXCLUSIVE Khalil Gibran Quotes To See Life Differently

Khalil Gibran; sometimes spelled Kahlil; was a Lebanese-American writer, poet, visual artist and Lebanese nationalist. He is best known for his book The Prophet — a collection of essays in prose as well as poetry, exploring the meaning of life and the condition of man. Wise Khalil Gibran quotes will touch your heart, inspire growth in life and brighten up your day.

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Best Khalil Gibran Quotes

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself

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

Knowledge cultivates your seeds and does not sow in your seeds

I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires

Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars

Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms

You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts

Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit

I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art

Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife

A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle

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

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind

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

No man can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them

You have your ideology and I have mine

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

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

Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, That we may record our emptiness

The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather leads you to the threshold of your mind

One’s own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one’s Maker and no one else’s

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge

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

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding

We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side

Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love

Trust in dreams, for in them is the hidden gate to eternity

Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit

Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother

Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompends the adorers

Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were

Follow your heart Your heart is the right guide in everything big

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation

He that tries to seize an opportunity after it has passed him by is like one who sees it approach but will not go to meet it

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?

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

Love it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be

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

But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you Love one another but make not a bond of love let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation

When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you

Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls

Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things

Love is trembling happiness

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart

Love one another, but make not a bond of love Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls

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

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit

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

Your daily life is your temple and your religion When you enter into it take with you your all

If my survival caused another to perish, then death would be sweeter and more beloved

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

You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept

Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness

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

March on. Do not tarry To go forward is to move toward perfection March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life’s path

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

Of life’s two chief prizes, beauty, and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer’s hand

Every man loves two women; the one is the creation of his imagination and the other is not yet born

To be able to look back upon one’s life in satisfaction, is to live twice

Your children are not your children They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself

For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth