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Kahlil Gibran quotes page 3

Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring
to life; not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what
happens.
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By losing your goal, you have lost your way.
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The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
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Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
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Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky, we fell them down and turn them into paper,
that we may record our emptiness.
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Do not fear the thorns in your path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
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Trust in dreams, for in them is the hidden gate to eternity.
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Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.
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Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is in leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your
child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.
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All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
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Your daily life is your temple and your religion. When you enter into it take with you your all.
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My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues.
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The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.
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The teacher who is indeed wise does not bid you to enter the house of his wisdom but rather
leads you to the threshold of your mind.
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Am I a harp that the hand of the mighty may touch me, or a flute that his breath may pass
through me? A seeker of silences am I, and what treasure have I found in silences that I may
dispense with confidence?
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We are all prisoners but some of us are in cells with windows and some without.
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Words are timeless. You should utter them or write them with a knowledge of their timelessness.
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If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always
remember.
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I have found both freedom and safety in my madness; the freedom of loneliness and the
safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us.
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I am ignorant of absolute truth. But I am humble before my ignorance and therein lies my
honor and my reward.
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Am I less man because I believe in a greater man?
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My soul gave me good counsel, teaching me that the lamp which I carry does not belong to
me, and the song that I sing was not generated from within me.
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He who listens to truth is not less than he who utters truth.
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Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second
in a laborer's hand.
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Love one another,
but make not a bond of love:
Let it rather be a moving sea between
the shores of your souls.
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One's own religion is after all a matter between oneself and one's Maker and no one else's.
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If you reveal your secrets to the wind, you should not blame the wind for revealing them to
the trees.
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I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you
and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
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He who seeks ecstasy in love should not complain of suffering.
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An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind.
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No human relation gives one possession in another. Every two souls are absolutely different.
In friendship or in love, the two side by side raise hands together to find what one cannot
reach alone.
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Your friend is your needs answered.
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When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you
should sense.
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A friend who is far away is sometimes much nearer than one who is at hand. Is not the
mountain far more awe-inspiring and more clearly visible to one passing through the valley
than to those who inhabit the mountain?
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