1883-1931, Lebanese Poet, Novelist
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
Kahlil Gibran – [Knowledge]

An exaggeration is a truth that has lost its temper.
Kahlil Gibran – [Exaggeration]

And let the winds of the heavens dance between you.
Kahlil Gibran – [Dance and Dancing]

Beauty in not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
Kahlil Gibran – [Beauty]

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
Kahlil Gibran – [Beauty]

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.
Kahlil Gibran – [Doubt]

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.
Kahlil Gibran – [Love]

Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
Kahlil Gibran – [Faith]

For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And what is it to cease breathing but to free the breath from its restless tides, that it may rise and expand and seek God unencumbered?
Kahlil Gibran – [Potential]

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Kahlil Gibran – [Nature]

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.
Kahlil Gibran – [Friends and Friendship]

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Kahlil Gibran – [Generosity]

I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires.
Kahlil Gibran – [Modesty]

If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.
Kahlil Gibran – [Forgiveness]

If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.
Kahlil Gibran – [Fun]

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures.
Kahlil Gibran – [Friends and Friendship]

It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.
Kahlil Gibran – [Love]

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.
Kahlil Gibran – [Wisdom]

Let there be no purpose in friendship save the deepening of the spirit.
Kahlil Gibran – [Friends and Friendship]

Let your best be for your friend…
Kahlil Gibran – [Friends and Friendship]

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