Kahlil Gibran

1883 - 1931

A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on love

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Love possesses not nor would it be possessed;
For love is sufficient unto love.
When you love you should not say,
"God is in my heart," but rather, I am in the heart of God."

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: The Prophet: 26 poetic essays, Pages: 13 (On Love)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on experience

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on work

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Work is love made visible.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: The Prophet p. 28 (On Work)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on life and love

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Life without love is like a tree without blossom and fruit.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on death, emptiness, heart, suffering, and vitality

The heart's affections are divided like the branches of the cedar tree; if the tree loses one strong branch; it will suffer but it does not die; it will pour all its vitality into the next branch so that it will grow and fill the empty place.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on faith, heart, and thinking

Faith is an oasis in the heart which can never be reached by the caravan of thinking.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on death, life, and water

Man is like the foam of the sea, that floats upon the surface of the water. When the wind blows, it vanishes, as if it had never been. Thus are our lives blown away by Death.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on brothers, doubt, faith, loneliness, and pain

Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on love and money

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Money is like love; it kills slowly and painfully the one who withholds it, and enlivens the other who turns it on his fellow man.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

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A Quote by Kahlil Gibran on kindness, learning, silence, and teachers

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.

Kahlil Gibran (1883 - 1931)

Source: Sand and Foam, 1926

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