The things which the child loves remain in the domain of the heart until old age. The most beautiful thing in life is that our souls remain hovering over the places where we once enjoyed ourselves. I am one of those who remembers those places regardless of distance or time.
The wolves prey upon the lambs in the darkness of the night, but the blood stains remain upon the stones in the valley until the dawn comes, and the sun reveals the crime to all.
A hermit is one who renounces the world of fragments that he may enjoy the world wholly and without interruption.
Many are the places of worship, but few indeed are those who worship in Spirit and in truth.
Marriage is like a golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.
The fool sees naught but folly; and the madman only madness. Yesterday I asked a foolish man to count the fools among us. He laughed and said, "This is too hard a thing to do, and it will take too long. Were it not better to count only the wise?"
When you have solved all the mysteries of life you long for death, for it is but another mystery of life.
They have exiled me now from their society and I am pleased, because humanity does not exile except the one whose noble spirit rebels against despotism and oppression. He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom
From a sensitive woman's heart springs the happiness of mankind, and from the kindness of her noble spirit comes mankind's affection.
Love is trembling happiness. Khalil Gi
When we oppose the hidden conscience, it does us hurt. When we betray it, it judges us.
You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts; And when you can no longer dwell in the solitude of your heart you live in your lips, and sound is a diversion and a pastime. And in much of your talking, thinking is half murdered.
And let to-day embrace the past with remembrance and the future with longing.
Conscience is a just but weak judge. Weakness leaves it powerless to execute its judgment.
Humanity is a river of light running from the ex-eternity to eternity.
I do not want you to hear that I LOVE you, but I want you to feel it without me having to say.
Hell is not in torture; Hell is in an empty heart..
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.
Who are you that men should rend their bosom and unveil their pride, that you may see their worth naked and their pride unabashed? See first that you yourself deserve to be a giver, and an instrument of giving.
Tears have cleansed my eyes, and errors have taught me the language of the hearts.
Do not be merciful, but be just, for mercy is bestowed upon the guilty criminal, while Justice is all that the innocent man requires.
In every winter's heart there is a quivering spring, and behind the veil of each night there is a shining dawn.
Your friend is your needs answered. Khalil Gibran
Oh, Lord God, have mercy on me and mend my broken wings.
Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality
Love has the power that dispels death; charm that conquers the enemy.
You would know the secret of death. But how shall you find it unless you seek it in the heart of life.
You cannot judge any man beyond your knowledge of him, and how small is your knowledge.
The feelings we live through in love and in loneliness are simply, for us, what high tide and low tide are to the sea.
For Reason, ruling alone, is a force confining; and Passion, unattended, is a flame that burns to its own destruction.