Quotes by Kahlil Gibran



A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
 
Beauty is not in the face. Beauty is a light in the heart.
 
But let there be spaces in your togetherness and let the winds of the heavens dance between you. Love one another but make not a bond of love: let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.
 
Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.
 
Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
 
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
 
If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?
 
The eye of a human being is a microscope which makes the world seem bigger than it really is.
 
The obvious is that which is never seen until someone expresses it simply.
 
The teacher gives not of his wisdom, but rather of his faith and lovingness.
 
Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.
 
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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