1883-1931, Lebanese Poet, Novelist
When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
Kahlil Gibran – [Advice]

Work is love made visible. And if you can't work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of the people who work with joy.
Kahlil Gibran – [Work]

Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is 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 – [Contentment]

Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.
Kahlil Gibran – [Future]

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 – [Freedom]

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
Kahlil Gibran – [Giving]

You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts. 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 – [Children]

Your friend is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving.
Kahlil Gibran – [Friends and Friendship]

Your friend is your needs answered.
Kahlil Gibran – [Friends and Friendship]

Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights.
Kahlil Gibran – [Silence]

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.
Kahlil Gibran – [Pain]

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