Kahlil Gibran Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old kahlil gibran quotes, kahlil gibran sayings, and kahlil gibran proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.     

Kahlil Gibran

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.     

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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.     

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And you would accept the seasons of your heart just as you have always accepted that seasons pass over your fields and you would watch with serenity through the winters of your grief.     

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

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When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.     

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All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.     

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If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.     

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

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Braving obstacles and hardships is nobler than retreat to tranquility. The butterfly that hovers around the lamp until it dies is more admirable than the mole that lives in a dark tunnel.     

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If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.     

Kahlil Gibran

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.     

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When you part from your friend, you grieve not. For that which you love in him may be clearer in his absence, as the mountain to the climber is cleaner from the plain.     

Kahlil Gibran

Let there be spaces in your togetherness.     

Kahlil Gibran

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.     

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You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.     

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The archer sees the make upon the path of the infinite, and He bends you with His might that His arrows may go swift and far.     

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If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.     

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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.     

Kahlil Gibran

If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.     

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Your friend is your needs answered. He is your field which you sow with love and reap with thanksgiving. And he is your board and your fireside. For you come to him with your hunger, and you seek him for peace.     

Kahlil Gibran

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.     

Kahlil Gibran

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.     

Kahlil Gibran

Enthusiasm is a volcano on whose top never grows the grass of hesitation.     

Kahlil Gibran

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

Kahlil Gibran

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

Kahlil Gibran

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

Kahlil Gibran

The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose.     

Kahlil Gibran

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were.     

Kahlil Gibran

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.     

Kahlil Gibran