Favorite Quotations Kahlil Gibran, 2 The Prophet

"Should we all confess our sins to one another we would all laugh at one another for our lack of originality. Should we all reveal our virtues we would also laugh for the same cause." ~ Kahlil Gibran

Kahlil Gibran

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind, yet strangely, I am ungrateful to those teachers. ~ WISDOM FOR THE SOUL

And you would accept the seasons of your heart just as you have always accepted that seasons that pass over your fields and you would watch with serenity through the winters of your grief.

Education sows not seeds in you, but makes your seeds grow.~ GIBRAN READER

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. ~ THE PROPHET

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind. ~ SAND & FOAM

When you love you should not say, "God is in my heart," but rather, "I am in the heart of God." And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.

The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. ~ THE PROPHET

And in the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter and the sharing of pleasures.

Be like the flower, turn your faces to the sun.

Art is a step from what is obvious and well known toward what is arcane and concealed.

When you enjoy loving your neighbor it ceases to be a virtue. ~ SAND & FOAM

Contradiction is the lowest form of intelligence. ~ GIBRAN READER

Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof. ~ WINGS OF THOUGHT

Let the season of giving be yours and not that of your inheritors.

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