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Khalil Gibran Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Khalil Gibran
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“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.”
Khalil Gibran
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“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but what he aspires to.”
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“We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.”
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“The lust for comfort murders the passions of the soul.”
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“Our worst fault is our preoccupation with the faults of others.”
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“Rest in reason; move in passion.”
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“The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly.”
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“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”
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“Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.”
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“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.”
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“Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.”
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“Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.”
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“Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.”
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“A traveler I am, and a navigator, and every day I discover a new region within my soul.”
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“If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?”
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“And God said love your enemy and I obeyed him and loved myself.”
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“Much of your pain is self-chosen.”
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“I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.”
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“Do not fear the thorns in your path, for they draw only the corrupt blood.”
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“I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.”
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“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”
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“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.”
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“No one can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.”
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“You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.”
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“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.”

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