If he is indeed wise he does not bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to the threshold of your own mind.

Khalil Gibran

Khalil Gibran

Profession: Poet
Nationality: Lebanese

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If I were to choose between the power of writing a poem and the ecstasy of a poem unwritten, I would choose the ecstasy. It is better poetry.

If you are poor shun association with him who measures men with the yardstick of riches.

The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love.

And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.

And if you but listen in the stillness of the night, you shall hear them saying in silence, 'Our God, who art our winged self... we cannot ask thee for aught, for thou knowest our needs before they are born in us; Thou art our needs, and in giving us more of thyself thou givest us all.

The resting place of my soul is a beautiful grove where my knowledge of you lives.

Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter's oven?

We are limited, not by our abilities, but by our vision.

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.

Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.

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

Was the love of Judas' mother of her son less than the love of Mary for Jesus?

Smile, my beloved, like the gold smiles from my father's coffers.

For reason, ruling alone, is a force confining; and passion, unattended, is a flame that burns to its own destruction.