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Kahlil Gibran Quotes

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

~ Kahlil Gibran

Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself...
You may house their bodies but not their souls,
for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow,
which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.

~ Kahlil Gibran

- The Prophet

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

~ Kahlil Gibran

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

~ Kahlil Gibran

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

~ Kahlil Gibran

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

~ Kahlil Gibran

They have exiled me now from their society and I am pleased, because humanity does not exile except the one whose noble spirit rebels against despotism and oppression. He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom.

~ Kahlil Gibran

Yes, there is Nirvana; it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.

~ Kahlil Gibran

If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.

~ Kahlil Gibran

The nearest to my heart are a king without a kingdom and a poor man who does not know how to beg.

~ Kahlil Gibran

There is a space between man's imagination and man's attainment that may only be traversed by his longing.

~ Kahlil Gibran

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

~ Kahlil Gibran

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

~ Kahlil Gibran
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