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You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts. – Khalil Gibran

You may forget with whom you laughed, but you will never forget with whom you wept. – Khalil Gibran

If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don’t, they never were. – Khalil Gibran

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. – Khalil Gibran

To be little, you have to be little. – Khalil Gibran

Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. – Khalil Gibran

Solitude has soft, silky hands, but with strong fingers it grasps the heart and makes it ache with sorrow. – Khalil Gibran

Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity. – Khalil Gibran

Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation – Khalil Gibran

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention. – Khalil Gibran

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

We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them. – Khalil Gibran

An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind. – Khalil Gibran

Trust in dreams, for in them is the hidden gate to eternity. – Khalil Gibran

The optimist sees the rose and not its thorns; the pessimist stares at the thorns, oblivious to the rose. – Khalil Gibran

When you reach the end of what you should know, you will be at the beginning of what you should sense. – Khalil Gibran

Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky. – Khalil Gibran

My loneliness was born when men praised my talkative faults and blamed my silent virtues. – Khalil Gibran

The real test of good manners is to be able to put up with bad manners pleasantly. – Khalil Gibran

I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy. – Khalil Gibran

Sadness is but a wall between two gardens. – Khalil Gibran

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

Forgetfulness is a form of freedom. – Khalil Gibran

Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. – Khalil Gibran

For what is evil but good tortured by its own hunger and thirst? – Khalil Gibran

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

When you love you should not think you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. – Khalil Gibran

We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side. – Khalil Gibran

And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course. – Khalil Gibran

The timeless in you is aware of life’s timelessness. And knows that yesterday is but today’s memory and tomorrow is today’s dream. – Khalil Gibran

Your daily life is your temple and your religion. – Khalil Gibran

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. – Khalil Gibran

We are all prisoners but some of us are in cells with windows and some without. – Khalil Gibran

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. – Khalil Gibran

Safeguarding the rights of others is the most noble and beautiful end of a human being. – Khalil Gibran

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. – Khalil Gibran

Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking. – Khalil Gibran

One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life. – Khalil Gibran

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans; in one aspect of You are found all the aspects of existence. – Khalil Gibran

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation. – Khalil Gibran

Here is a space between man’s imagination and man’s attainment that may only be traversed by his longing. – Khalil Gibran

Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. – Khalil Gibran

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