Khalil Gibran Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Khalil Gibran
  1. #1
    “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.”
  2. #2
    “To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but what he aspires to.”
  3. #3
    “We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.”
  4. #4
    “The lust for comfort murders the passions of the soul.”
  5. #5
    “Our worst fault is our preoccupation with the faults of others.”
  6. #6
    “Rest in reason; move in passion.”
  7. #7
    “The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly.”
  8. #8
    “You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”
  1. #9
    “Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.”
  2. #10
    “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.”
  3. #11
    “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.”
  4. #12
    “Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.”
  5. #13
    “Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.”
  6. #14
    “A traveler I am, and a navigator, and every day I discover a new region within my soul.”
  7. #15
    “If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?”
  8. #16
    “And God said love your enemy and I obeyed him and loved myself.”

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  1. #17
    “Much of your pain is self-chosen.”
  2. #18
    “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.”
  3. #19
    “Do not fear the thorns in your path, for they draw only the corrupt blood.”
  4. #20
    “I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.”
  5. #21
    “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”
  6. #22
    “Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.”
  7. #23
    “No one can reveal to you nothing but that which already lies half-asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.”
  8. #24
    “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.”
  9. #25
    “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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