15 Quotes by Khalil Gibran


If you are unfamiliar with Khalil Gibran, he was a Lebanese writer, poet and visual artist. As a young man Gibran moved with his family to the United States where he studied art and began his literary career. In the Arab world he is regarded as a literary and political rebel but he is widely respected as a great thinker and his work offers some interesting insights into life and its meaning. So here are 15 quotes by Khalil Gibran guaranteed to make you think.

  1. To belittle, you have to be little. ~Khalil Gibran
  2. We are all like the bright moon; we still have our darker side. ~Khalil Gibran
  3. The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention. ~Khalil Gibran
  4. Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. ~Khalil Gibran
  5. You may forget with whom you laughed but you will never forget with whom you wept. ~Khalil Gibran
  6. If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees. ~Khalil Gibran
  7. Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. ~Khalil Gibran
  8. Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. ~Khalil Gibran
  9. It takes a minute to have a crush on someone, an hour to like someone, and a day to love someone, but it takes a lifetime to forget someone. ~Khalil Gibran
  10. Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. ~Khalil Gibran
  11. You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. ~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. They deem me mad because I will not sell my days for gold; and I deem them mad because they think my days have a price. ~Khalil Gibran
  14. You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts. ~Khalil Gibran
  15. Trust in dreams, for in them is the hidden gate to eternity. ~Khalil Gibran

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