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

Kahlil Gibran

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The professors in the academy say, “Do not make the model more beautiful than she is,” and my soul whispers, “O if you could only paint the model as beautiful as she really is.

- Kahlil Gibran, Beloved Prophet: The Love Letters of Kahlil Gibran and Mary Haskell, and Her Private Journal

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 will change all things.

- Kahlil Gibran

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

- Kahlil Gibran, The Essential Kahlil Gibran

Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon your reason and your judgment wage war against your passion and your appetite.

- Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

He suffered much, but he understood the mystery of pain: he knew that tears make all things shine.

- Kahlil Gibran, Beloved Prophet: The Love Letters of Kahlil Gibran and Mary Haskell, and Her Private Journal

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.

- Kahlil Gibran

I came here to be for all and with all,and what I do today in my solitudewill be echoed tomorrow by the multitude.What I say now with one heartwill be said tomorrow by thousands of hearts...

- Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet and Other Writings

He who loses his mother loses a pure soul who blesses and guards him constantly.

- Kahlil Gibran

I deserted the world and sought solitude because I became tired of rendering courtesy to those multitudes who believe that humility is a sort of weakness, and mercy a kind of cowardice, and snobbery a form of strength.

- Kahlil Gibran, A Treasury of Kahlil Gibran

ABOUT: KAHLIL GIBRAN "His power came from some great reservoir of spiritual life else it could not have been so universal and so potent, but the majesty and beauty of the language with which he clothed it were all his own." -- Claude Bragdon

- Claude Bragdon

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we do everything else.