Top 10 Quotes by Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran

Solitude is a silent storm that breaks down all our dead branches; yet it sends our living roots deeper into the living heart of the living earth.

Khalil Gibran
God has made many doors opening into truth which He opens to all who knock upon them with hands of faith.
Khalil Gibran

There is a desire deep within the soul which drives man from the seen to the unseen, to philosophy and to the divine.

Khalil Gibran
The ageless melody, unheard, heals; the healing vision, unseen, leads; the true leaders, immortal, know....
Khalil Gibran

He who has not looked on Sorrow will never see Joy. [for without sorrow how would you know what joy is? Contrast provides peceptive clarity]

Khalil Gibran
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

I am forever walking upon these shores, Betwixt the sand and the foam, The high tide will erase my food prnts, And the wind will blow away the foam, But the sea and the shore will remain forver

Khalil Gibran
Of the good in you I can speak, but not of the evil. For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? Verily when good is hungry it seeks food even in dark caves, and when it thirsts it drinks even of dead waters.
Khalil Gibran

People of Orphalese, beauty is life when life unveils her holy face. But you are life and you are the veil. Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror. But you are eternity and you are the mirror.

Khalil Gibran
Yet you shall not deplore having known blindness, nor regret having been deaf. For in that day you shall know the hidden purposes in all things. And you shall bless darkness as you would bless light.