Kahlil Gibran

1883 - 1931

A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on failure, shyness, and success

A shy failure is nobler than an immodest success.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: Sand and Foam

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on pain and understanding

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on beginning and knowledge

Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: Wisdom of Gibran

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on desires, divinity, philosophy, and soul

There is a desire deep within the soul which drives man from the seen to the unseen, to philosophy and to the divine.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: Wisdom of Gibran

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on affection, friendship, heart, poetry, sacred, soul, spirit, tears, and wine

Poetry, my dear friends, is a sacred incarnation of a smile. Poetry is a sigh that dries the tears. Poetry is a spirit who dwells in the soul, whose nourishment is the heart, whose wine is affection. Poetry that comes not in this form is a false messiah.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: Wisdom of Gibran

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on deed, love, power, and thought

Who among you does not feel that his power to love is boundless? And yet who does not feel that very love, though boundless, encompassed within the center of his being, and moving not from love thought to love thought, nor from love deeds to other love deeds?

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on praise

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Now I realize that the trees blossom in Spring and bear fruit in Summer without seeking praise; and they drop their leaves in Autumn and become naked in Winter without fearing blame.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: Wisdom of Gibran

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on god, heart, men, prayer, and songs

Prayer is the song of the heart. It reaches the ear of God even if it is mingled with the cry and the tumult of a thousand men.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: Wisdom of Gibran

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on earth and play

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Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: The Prophet

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on beauty, cities, nature, and silence

Nature reaches out to us with welcoming arms, and bids us enjoy her beauty; but we dread her silence and rush into the crowded cities, there to huddle like sheep fleeing from a ferocious wolf.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: Wisdom of Gibran

Contributed by: Zaady

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