Top 50 Kahlil Gibran Quotes

Top 10 Kahlil Gibran Quotes:

1. “Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.” – Khalil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran Quotes

2. “I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” – Khalil Gibran

3. “Every man loves two women; the one is the creation of his imagination and the other is not yet born.” – Khalil Gibran

4. “Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.” – Khalil Gibran

5. “If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.” – Khalil Gibran

6. “Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.” – Khalil Gibran

7. “God made Truth with many doors to welcome every believer who knocks on them.” – Khalil Gibran

8. “One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life.” – Khalil Gibran

9. “If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.” – Khalil Gibran

10. “Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Khalil Gibran

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. – Khalil Gibran

Who was Kahlil Gibran?

Kahlil Gibran, the writer of The Prophet, is also known as Gibran Khalil Gibran. He is at a time a poet, a visual artist and a writer. Some people also consider him as a philosopher but he himself avoids this title. He is known for his famous book The Prophet because this is his most selling and most loved book. Kahlil Gibran’s quotes are really heart touching and famous all over the world, especially in the Middle East. Though he is famous for his writing works, his first popular art was his paintings.

Khalil Gibran quotes to elevate your mind

11. “Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.” – Khalil Gibran

12. “Say not, ‘I have found the truth,’ but rather, ‘I have found a truth.” – Khalil Gibran

13. “The deeper sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain.” – Khalil Gibran

14. “The lights of stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So it is with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personalities.” – Khalil Gibran

15. “The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious of the rose.” – Khalil Gibran

16. “There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.” – Khalil Gibran

17. “To be able to look back upon one’s life in satisfaction, is to live twice.” – Khalil Gibran

18. “To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.” – Khalil Gibran

19. “When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” – Khalil Gibran

20. “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.” – Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran Quotes About Love:

21. “If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.” – Khalil Gibran

“If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.” – Khalil Gibran (1)

22. “If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don’t, they never were.” – Khalil Gibran

23. “If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.” – Khalil Gibran

24. “In battling evil, excess is good; for he who is moderate in announcing the truth is presenting half-truth. He conceals the other half out of fear of the people’s wrath.” – Khalil Gibran

25. “In the sweetness of friendship; let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.” – Khalil Gibran

26. “It is well to give when asked but it is better to give unasked, through understanding.” – Khalil Gibran

27. “Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Khalil Gibran

28. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” – Khalil Gibran

29. “Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.” – Khalil Gibran

30. “Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.” – Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran quotes that will make you think:

31. “Your friend is your needs answered.”– Khalil Gibran

32. “Yesterday is but today’s memory, tomorrow is today’s dream.” – Khalil Gibran

33. “You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” – Khalil Gibran

34. “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

35. “We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” – Khalil Gibran

36. “You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.” – Khalil Gibran

37. “Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper, that we may record our emptiness.” – Khalil Gibran

38. “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” – Khalil Gibran

39. “I have found both freedom and safety in my madness; the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us.” – Khalil Gibran

40. “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.” – Khalil Gibran

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Lifes longing for itself. – Khalil Gibran

41. “Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.”– Khalil Gibran

42. “He who listens to truth is not less than he who utters truth.” – Khalil Gibran

43. “One’s own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one’s Maker and no one else’s.”– Khalil Gibran

44. “The timeless in you is aware of life’s timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today’s memory and tomorrow is today’s dream.” – Khalil Gibran

45. “And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – Khalil Gibran

46. “Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.” – Khalil Gibran

47. “Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.”– Khalil Gibran

48. “Is not the truth of man as shown by you, but what can not be shown to you, so if you want to know do not listen to what he says , but to what Aicolh.” – Khalil Gibran

49. “When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.”– Khalil Gibran

50. “Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.” – Khalil Gibran

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

Biography of Kahlil Gibran:

Early life

The birth of this great author was in a village of Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate which was a part of Ottoman Empire. In modern time this is Lebanon. His birth date is 6 January 1883. He was born in a Christian family. Khalil’s parents are Khalil Sa’ad Gibran and Kamila Rahmeh. Khalil Gibran passed his life in property. Their family can be mentioned as a symbol of tolerance for many incidents. In 1895 when he was almost 12 his mother moved two United States of America for a better life.

School Life

Kahlil Gibran’s school life or educational life is not so wide. At the age of 5 he attended a school run by the priest. It was a one class school. After formal schooling at least for 7 years in this time, he shows his special ability in art. That’s why his teachers and mentors wanted to take him in a different way. They help him to led his life towards art. At the age of 15 he returned to Beirut and started his college study. But just after his sister’s death in tuberculosis his education life almost stopped there.

Career

Kahlil Gibran’s career is not specific. I already told you that Kahlil Gibran is at a time an author, poet, painter and a philosopher. He came in notice by his painting and this was the first thing which led him to become famous. After this was done, he started writing. After publishing some less admired books, he started writing The Prophet. This is his most popular book. Only this book helped him to become the third most selling book writer of all time. The Prophet was published in 1923. This famous writer and painter passed away in 1931 at the age of 48.

Why should we follow Him?

Khalil Gibran teaches us one thing, that is where you are born and where you grow up that doesn’t matter. If you have talent then you can be world famous. He is a Lebanese immigrant but he is now one of the most loved people in America and also so in the Middle East. A person who grew up in property can also be a world-famous person is shown by Khalil Gibran. He also shows the spirit of fighting against property. We can take this good side of him and follow him.

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