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.


Is not religion all deeds and all reflection, and that which is neither deed nor reflection, but a wonder and a surprise ever springing in the soul, even while the hands hew the stone or tend the loom?     

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

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Pain and ignorance lead to great joy and knowledge because the Supreme Being has created nothing vain under the sun.     

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March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the thorns, or the sharp stones on life's path.     

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Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.     

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Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow.     

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We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.     

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For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.     

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Only when you drink from the river of silence shall you indeed sing. And when you have reached the mountain top, then you shall begin to climb. And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.     

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Accept the seasons of your heart, even as you have always accepted the seasons that pass over your fields.     

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

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Ever has it been that loves knows not its own death until the hour of separation.     

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Empty and dark shall I raise my lantern, and the guardian of the night shall fill it with oil and he shall light it also.     

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I am the infinite sea, and all worlds are but grains of sand upon my shore.     

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Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty, and obey only love.     

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I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.     

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Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.     

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

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

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Perhaps time’s definition of coal is the diamond.     

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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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Say not, 'I have found the truth,' but rather, 'I have found a truth.'     

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Wisdom stands as the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents.     

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Pain and foolishness lead to great bliss and complete knowledge, for Eternal Wisdom created nothing under the sun in vain.     

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Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colours; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow.     

Khalil Gibran

Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.     

Khalil Gibran

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens.     

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Much of the pain is self-chosen. It is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.     

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Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.     

Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran