Best Collection of Khalil Gibran Quotes

Khalil Gibran, Lebanese Poet ( January 6, 1883 - April 10, 1931 )

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Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.~Khalil Gibran

Friendship Opportunity

In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.~Khalil Gibran

Friendship Morning

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

Life Death Sea

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

Positive Dreams Trust

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

Dreams Today Memory

But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.~Khalil Gibran

Love Relationship Dance

Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.~Khalil Gibran

Nature Earth Hair

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

Love Moving On You

If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?~Khalil Gibran

Love Flowers Heart

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

Sad Pain Understanding

Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.~Khalil Gibran

Life Love Tree

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.~Khalil Gibran

Strength Suffering Scars

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

Love Romantic Separation

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

Pride Giving Generosity

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.~Khalil Gibran

Love I Love You Religion

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

Teacher Kindness Silence

Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.~Khalil Gibran

Progress Brainy Will

Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.~Khalil Gibran

Beauty Mirror Eternity

Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.~Khalil Gibran

Knowledge Faith Heart

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.~Khalil Gibran

Life Daily Religion

If in the twilight of memory we should meet once more, we shall speak again together and you shall sing to me a deeper song.~Khalil Gibran

Memory Together Me

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

Deep Sad Truth

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

Trees Wind Blame

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you.~Khalil Gibran

Life Family Children

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.~Khalil Gibran

Motivational Life Fear

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

Children Wisdom Greatness