75 Khalil Gibran Famous Quotes On Love, Life, Friendship

These Khalil Gibran famous quotes on love, life, and friendship will provide you the wisdom and inspiration you need to get through.

Khalil Gibran was born on January 6, 1883, was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer. He is widely known for his 1923 book “The Prophet”, which has been translated into more than 43 languages.

The Prophet book is a collection of essays in prose as well as poetry, which explored the condition of a man and his meaning of life.

Best Khalil Gibran Love Quotes

In his books, he used simple language to discuss complex philosophical concepts such as love, loss, and freedom. He wrote in the poetic genre of Khalil Gibran which is a kind of writing that’s overall tone is one of melancholy but contains some humor.

Khalil Gibran is one of the most influential authors of all time. He was a Lebanese poet who wrote in English and Arabic. Gibran’s influence on literature extends beyond Lebanon and the Arab world to a larger community of people around the globe who are interested in spirituality, simplicity, wisdom, and love. He was a true believer in love over hate, peace over violence, tolerance over prejudice, humility over arrogance – qualities that we can all strive for as humans today.

Khalil Gibran died on April 10, 1931, at the age of 46 due to cirrhosis of the liver with incipient tuberculosis in one of his lungs. In New York next to his grave his quote stands “A word I want to see written on my grave: I am alive like you, and I am standing beside you. Close your eyes and look around, you will see me in front of you”.

Here we are sharing a collection of Khalil Gibran quotes on love, marriage, pain, loss, and friendship so you can enjoy all those emotions in the words of this hopeless romantic.

Khalil Gibran Quotes

“Love is trembling happiness.” – Khalil Gibran

“Let there be spaces in your togetherness.” – Khalil Gibran

“Your friend is your needs answered.” – Khalil Gibran

“Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself.” – Khalil Gibran

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

“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Khalil Gibran

“To belittle, you have to be little.” – Khalil Gibran

Exaggeration is the truth that has lost its temper.” – Khalil Gibran

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

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

Khalil Gibran Quotes On Love And Marriage

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

“If indeed you must be candid, be candid beautifully.” – Khalil Gibran

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

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

“Love… it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.” – Khalil Gibran

“Love possesses not nor will it be possessed, for love is sufficient unto love.” – Khalil Gibran

“Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.” – Khalil Gibran

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

“Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.” – Khalil Gibran

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

Khalil Gibran Quotes On Friendship

“To be able to look back upon one’s life in satisfaction, is to live twice.” – Khalil Gibran

“If the other person injures you, you may forget the injury; but if you injure him you will always remember.” – Khalil Gibran

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

“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” ― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

“Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem.” – Khalil Gibran

“God made Truth with many doors to welcome every believer who knocks on them.” – 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

“If you reveal your secrets to the wind you should not blame the wind for revealing them to the trees.” – Khalil Gibran

“It is wrong to think that love comes from long companionship and persevering courtship. Love is the offspring of spiritual affinity and unless that affinity is created in a moment, it will not be created for years or even generations.” – Khalil Gibran

“If you cannot work with love but only with distaste, it is better that you should leave your work.” – Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran Quotes On Life, Beauty

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

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

“For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but cannot fly.” – Khalil Gibran

“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.” – Khalil Gibran

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” – Khalil Gibran

“Love is the only freedom in the world because it so elevates the spirit that the laws of humanity and the phenomena of nature do not alter its course.” – 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

“For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.” – Khalil Gibran

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

“And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.” – Khalil Gibran

Best Khalil Gibran Love Quotes

“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” – Khalil Gibran

My house says to me, “do not leave me, for here dwells your past.” And the road says to me, “Come and follow me, for I am your future.” And I say to both my house and the road, “I have no past, nor have I a future. If I stay here, there is a going in my staying; and if I go there is a staying in my going. Only love and death change all things.” – 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

“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” – Khalil Gibran

“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. Fill each other’s cup but drink not from one cup. Give one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf. Sing and dance together and be joyous, but let each one of you be alone, Even as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music. Give your hearts, but not into each other’s keeping. For only the hand of Life can contain your hearts. And stand together, yet not too near together: For the pillars of the temple stand apart, And the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other’s shadow.” ― Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

“Let there be spaces in your togetherness.” – Khalil Gibran

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

“Marriage is like a golden ring in a chain, whose beginning is a glance and whose ending is eternity.” – Khalil Gibran

“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.” – Khalil Gibran

“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.” – Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran Quotes On Death, Loss

“Every man loves two women; the one is the creation of his imagination and the other is not yet born.” – 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

“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

“And ever has it been known that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – 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

“Who among you does not feel that his power to love is boundless? And yet who does not feel that very love, though boundless, encompassed within the center of his being, and moving not from love thought to love thought, nor from love deeds to other love deeds?” – Khalil Gibran

“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” – Khalil Gibran

“Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.” – Khalil Gibran

“The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.” – Khalil Gibran

Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain. And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy; And you would accept the seasons of your heart, even as you have always accepted the seasons that pass over your fields.” – Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran Famous Quotes

“Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself, Love possesses not nor would it be possessed: For love is sufficient unto love.”“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things, does the heart find its morning and is refreshed.” ― Khalil Gibran, The Prophet

“Love is the only flower that grows and blossoms without the aid of the seasons.” – Khalil Gibran

“He alone is great who turns the voice of the wind into a song made sweeter by his own loving.” – Khalil Gibran

“Yesterday is but today’s memory, and tomorrow is today’s dream.” – Khalil Gibran

“The deeper sorrow carves into your being the more joy you can contain.” – 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

“If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?” – 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

“A woman whom Providence has provided with beauty of spirit and body is a truth, at the same time both open and secret, which we can understand only by love, and touch only by virtue.” – Khalil Gibran

“Give and Take… For to the bee a flower is a fountain if life And to the flower a bee is a messenger of love And to both, bee and flower, the giving and the receiving is a need and an ecstasy.” – Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran Quotes On Pain, Hope

“Everyone has experienced that truth: that love, like a running brook, is disregarded, taken for granted; but when the brook freezes over, then people begin to remember how it was when it ran, and they want it to run again.” – Khalil Gibran

“Love and doubt have never been on speaking terms.” – Khalil Gibran

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

“Love is the veil between lover and lover.” – Khalil Gibran

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Khalil Gibran is one of the most underrated artists who is the third best-selling poet of all time. His books have sold over 100 million copies.

Known for being soft-spoken who likes to keep a relatively low profile according to his level of success, Gibran has left behind hundreds of letters and other writings that were not published during his lifetime.

We hope you will enjoy these Khalil Gibran quotes on life, love, beauty, and hope and learn something valuable from this brilliant man.

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