Khalil Gibran Quotes On Love, Children, Friendship, Life, Death

Gibran Khalil Gibran, usually referred to in English as Kahlil Gibran, was a Lebanese-American writer, poet, and visual artist, also considered a philosopher although he himself rejected the title. This Khalil Gibran quotes love, children, friendship, life, death will motivate you to achieve success.

Best Khalil Gibran Quotes

  1. “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
  2. “And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  3. “How beautiful to find a heart that loves you, without asking you for anything, but to be okay.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  4. “Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, and though they are with you, yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love, but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams. You may strive to be like them but seek not to make them like you. For life goes not backward, nor tarries with yesterday.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  5. “Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  6. “Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  7. “And God said, Love your enemy, & I obeyed Him & loved myself.” ~ Khalil Gibran Quotes
  8. “Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  9. “God made the world with a heart full of love,
    Then He looked down from Heaven above,
    And saw that we all need a helping hand,
    Someone to share with, who’ll understand.
    He made special people to see us through
    The glad times and the sad times, too;
    A person on whom we can always depend,
    Someone we can call a friend.
    God made friends so we’ll carry a part
    Of His perfect love in all our hearts.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  10. “We are limited, not by our abilities, but by our vision.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  11. “If I could take your troubles
    I would toss them into the sea,
    But all these things I’m finding
    Are impossible for me.
    I cannot build a mountain
    Or catch a rainbow fair,
    But let me be what I know best,
    A friend that is always there.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  12. “To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  13. “Keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  14. “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  15. “Love that does not renew itself every day becomes a habit and in turn a slavery.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  16. “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
  17. “Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  18. “A man’s true wealth is the good he does in the world.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  19. “When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  20. “I do not want you to hear that I LOVE you, but I want you to feel it without me having to say.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  21. “Our worst fault is our preoccupation with the faults of others.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  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. “Only once have I been made mute. It was when a man asked me, ‘Who are you?'” ~ Khalil Gibran
  24. “I love you, my brother, whoever you are – whether you worship in a church, kneel in your temple, or pray in your mosque. You and I are children of one faith, for the diverse paths of religion are fingers of the loving hand of the one supreme being, a hand extended to all, offering completeness of spirit to all, eager to receive all.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  25. “The reality of the other person is not in what he reveals to you, but in what he cannot reveal to you. Therefore, if you would understand him, listen not to what he says but rather to what he does not say.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  26. “All things in this vast universe exist in you, with you, and for you.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  27. “The universe is my country and the human family is my tribe.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  28. “I deserted the world and sought solitude because I became tired of rendering courtesy to those multitudes who believe that humility is a sort of weakness, and mercy a kind of cowardice, and snobbery a form of strength.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  29. “How distant I am from people when I am with them, and how close when they are far away.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  30. “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
  31. “There must be something strangely sacred about salt. It is in our tears and in the sea.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  32. “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
  33. “We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  34. “You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  35. “Jesus was not sent here to teach the people to build magnificent churches and temples amidst the cold wretched huts and dismal hovels. He came to make the human heart a temple, and the soul an altar, and the mind a priest.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  36. “Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  37. “Truth is like the stars; it does not appear except from behind obscurity of the night. Truth is like all beautiful things in the world; it does not disclose its desirability except to those who first feel the influence of falsehood. Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  38. “A thief is a man in need. A liar is a man in fear.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  39. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  40. “Strange that we all defend our wrongs with more vigor than we do our rights.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  41. “All can hear, but only the sensitive can understand.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  42. “The mother is everything – she is our consolation in sorrow, our hope in misery, and our strength in weakness. She is the source of love, mercy, sympathy, and forgiveness. He who loses his mother loses a pure soul who blesses and guards him constantly” ~ Khalil Gibran
  43. “Wisdom is not in words; Wisdom is meaning within words.” ~ Khalil Gibran Quotes
  44. “Pity the nation whose statesman is a fox, whose philosopher is a juggler, and whose art is the art of patching and mimicking. Pity the nation that welcomes its new ruler with trumpetings, and farewells him with hootings, only to welcome another ruler with trumpetings again. Pity the nation whose sages are dumb with years and whose strong men are yet in the cradle. Pity the nation divided into fragments, each fragment deeming itself a nation.” ~ Khalil Gibran
  45. “I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.” ~ Khalil Gibran

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  • March 7, 2021 at 7:18 pm
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    Absolutely wonderful work. A great soul . I have always been a great fan of his ideology.

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