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For even as love crowns you so shall he crucify you. Even as he is for your growth so is he for your pruning. Even as he ascends to your height and caresses your tenderest branches that quiver in the sun, so shall he descend to your roots and shake them in their clinging to the earth.


Kahlil Gibran

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Words are timeless. You should utter them or write them with a knowledge of their timelessness.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Most people who ask for advice from others have already resolved to act as it pleases them.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
In the depth of my soul there is a wordless song.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Yes, there is Nirvana; it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to ...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. It is the bitter potion by ...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans
KAHLIL GIBRAN
The Real me is mute, it is the acquired that is talkative.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
the silence that guards the tomb does not reveal God's secret in the obscurity of the coffin, and th...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
You may forget the one with whom you have laughed, but never the one with whom you have wept.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to lif...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might pray also in the fullness of your j...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
And when you crush an apple with your teeth, say to it in your heart:

Your seeds shall li...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
The philosopher's soul dwells in his head, the poet's soul is in his heart; the singer's soul linger...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Faith is confirmed by the heart, confessed by the tongue, and acted upon by the body
KAHLIL GIBRAN
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your cour...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
كلٌمـا عمٌق الحزنٌ حفرَةً في كينونتك , ازدادت قُدرتك عل...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no su...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
And a woman spoke, saying, "Tell us of Pain."
And he said: Your pain is the breaking of the sh...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and nights.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
The house that does not comfort the needy is worthy of naught but destruction.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but cannot fly.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Generosity is not in giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is in giving me that which...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Seven times have I despised my soul: The sixth time when she despised the ugliness of a face, and kn...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Men who do not forgive women their little faults will never enjoy their great virtues.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
[Gemütlichkeit] verspottet euren gesunden Verstand.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Let your home be you mast and not your anchor.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Our anxiety does not come from thinking about the future, but from wanting to control it.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Your reason and your passion are the rudder and the sails of your seafaring soul.
If either you...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
بين منطوق لم يُقصَد، ومقصود لم يُنطَق، تضيع الكثير من ا...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
A little while, a moment of rest upon the wind, and another woman shall bear me.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
If you reveal your secrets to the wind,
you should not blame the wind for
revealing them t...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Pity the nation that is full of beliefs and empty of religion.
Pity the nation that wears a cl...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Remember only that I smiled. I do not atone-nor sacrifice-nor wish for glory; and I have nothing to ...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
إن لم ترمِ حياتنا إلى مستقبل أنبل وأبهى فباطلة هى
KAHLIL GIBRAN
وما الذكري سوى ورقة خريف لا ترتعش فى الهواء هنيهة
حت...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings en...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
الرجل الذي لا يغفر للمرأة هفواتها الصغيرة لن يتمتع بفض...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
إذا كنت لا ترى غير ما يكشف عنه الضوء ولا تسمع غير ما يُع...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
I am the lover's gift; I am the wedding wreath;
I am the memory of a moment of happiness;
...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Yea, I shall return with the tide.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
We wanderers, ever seeking the lonelier way, begin no day where we have ended another day; and no su...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
الفكر طائر ان سُجن فى قفص الكلام تعذر علية أن يطير
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. T...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
الرغبة نصف الحياة، وقلة المبالاة نصف الموت
KAHLIL GIBRAN
My friend, I am not what I seem. Seeming is but a garment I wear-a care-woven garment that protects ...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and re...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they n...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, We fell them down and turn them into paper,
That...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
What do the nationalists say about killers punishing murderers and thieves sentencing looters?
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
Coming generations will learn equality from poverty, and love from woes.
KAHLIL GIBRAN
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unk...
KAHLIL GIBRAN
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
KAHLIL GIBRAN