October 13, 2016

Khalil Gibran Quotes

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

“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.”

“Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.”

“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.”

“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.”

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

“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.”

“Oh heart, if one should say to you that the soul perishes like the body, answer that the flower withers, but the seed remains.”

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions.”

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

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

“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you.”