Inspirational Quotes & Positive Life Messages

Quotes of Wisdom by Khalil Gibran

Quotes from Khalil Gibran, a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer of the New York Pen League. His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature, especially prose poetry, breaking away from the classical school. In Lebanon, he is still celebrated as a literary hero.
  • If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.

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

    ~ Khalil Gibran
  • Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream.

    ~ Khalil Gibran
  • 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
  • Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.

    ~ 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
  • Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.

    ~ Khalil Gibran
  • Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

    ~ Khalil Gibran
  • You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.

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

    ~ Khalil Gibran