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Kahlil Gibran On Silence And Talking

Kahlil Gibran (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931) You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts; And when you can no longer dwell in the solitude of your heart you live in your lips, and sound is a diversion and a pastime. And in much of your talking, thinking is […]

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Laughter and Tears – Khalil Gibran

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

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Beauty – Khalil Gibran

And a poet said, “Speak to us of Beauty.” Where shall you seek beauty, and how shall you find her unless she is your way and your guide? And how shall you speak of her except she is the weaver of your speech? The aggrieved and the injured say, “Beauty is kind and gentle. Like […]

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Poet’s Death is His Life IV – Khalil Gibran

The dark wings of night enfolded the city upon which Nature had spread a pure white garment of snow; and men deserted the streets for their houses in search of warmth, while the north wind probed in contemplation of laying waste the gardens. There in the suburb stood an old hut heavily laden with snow […]

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A Lover’s Call – Khalil Gibran

Where are you, my beloved? Are you in that little Paradise, watering the flowers who look upon you As infants look upon the breast of their mothers? Or are you in your chamber where the shrine of Virtue has been placed in your honour, and upon Which you offer my heart and soul as sacrifice? […]