Khalil Gibran Sayings and Quotes

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


A voice cannot carry the tongue and the lips that gave it wings. Alone must it seek the ether. And alone and without his nest shall the eagle fly across the sun.     

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Love is timeless.... Death does not separate the lover from the beloved.     

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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.     

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Mother: the most beautiful word on the lips of mankind.     

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He who understands you is greater kin to you than your own brother. For even your own kindred neither understand you nor know your true worth.     

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The best of men is he who blushes when you praise him and remains silent when you defame him.     

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Marriage is like a golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.     

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Love that does not renew itself every day becomes a habit and in turn a slavery.     

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Braving obstacles and hardships is braver than retreat to tranquility.     

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If it were not for guests all houses would be graves.      

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And alone and without his nest shall the Eagle fly across the sun.     

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The subtlest beauties in our life are unseen and unheard.     

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That deed which in our guilt we today call weakness, will appear tomorrow as an essential link in the complete chain of Man.     

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He who repeats what he does not understand is no better than an ass that is loaded with books.     

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

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

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Our pain carves out a larger space for love to fill.     

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You have your ideology and I have mine.     

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You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance.     

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Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.     

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The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.     

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Trust in dreams, for in them is hidden the gate to eternity.     

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There are those among you who seek the talkative through fear of being alone. The silence of aloneness reveals to their eyes their naked selves and they would escape.     

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My friend, I am not what I seem. Seeming is but a garment I wear--a / care-woven garment that protects me from thy questionings and thee / from my negligence.     

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

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Much of your pain is self-chosen.     

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

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In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and sharing of pleasure. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.     

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

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Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.     

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