Be motivated by these quotes by Kahlil Gibran.
Kahlil Gibran was a famous
Lebanese artist, poet, and writer. Born in Lebanon but he lived the majority
of his life in the US.
His wise words have inspired many over the years.
Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.
Kahlil Gibran Generosity |
Everything lives on earth according to the law of nature, and from
that law emerges the glory and joy of liberty; but man is denied this
fortune, because he set for the God-given
soul a limited and earthly law of his own. He made for
himself strict rules. Man built a narrow and painful prison in
which he secluded his affections and desires.
Kahlil Gibran God |
A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much
knowledge that is idle.
Kahlil Gibran Knowledge |
Work is love made visible. And if you cannot work with love
but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work
and sit at the gate of the temple and take alms of those who work with joy.
Kahlil Gibran Work |
All that spirits desire, spirits attain.
Kahlil Gibran Wise |
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what
he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to do.
Kahlil Gibran Achievement |
To be able to look back upon ones
life in satisfaction, is to live twice.
Kahlil Gibran Quotes about Life |
The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements compassion, respect,
longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them
into one can create that atom which is called love.
Kahlil Gibran Compassion |
A man's true wealth is the good he does in the world.
Kahlil Gibran Wealth |
Many a doctrine is like a window pane. We see truth through it but it
divides us from truth.
Kahlil Gibran Truth |
If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours.
And if they don't, they never were.
Kahlil Gibran Love |
It is well to give when asked, but it is better to give unasked,
Kahlil Gibran Helping Others |
You may chain my hands, you may shackle my feet; you may even
throw me into a dark prison; but you shall not enslave my thinking,
because it is free! The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams
into silver and gold.
Kahlil Gibran Dream |
Love that is washed by tears will remain eternally pure and faithful.
Kahlil Gibran Short Love Poems |
He who does not see the angels and devils in the beauty and malice
of life will be far removed from knowledge, and his spirit will be
empty of affection.
Kahlil Gibran Angel |
Exaggeration is truth that has lost its temper.
Kahlil Gibran Honesty |
When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and
you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in
truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
Kahlil Gibran Joy |
The deeper sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain.
Kahlil Gibran Regret Poems |