A Third Treasury of Kahlil Gibran

"Gibran's beautiful poetry and incisive commentaries are one of the hummingbirds of literature. There are crafty ponderings at the that means of existence and exploration of gentle own events. grasp of temper and state of affairs, Gibran plumbs the depths of both".--"Dallas Times-Herald". Lightning Print on call for name

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Wisdom is your precise patent of the Aristocracy, regardless of who your father or what your race can be. WM-ST-61 hold me clear of the knowledge which doesn't cry, the philosophy which doesn't chortle and the greatness which doesn't bow sooner than young ones. MS-72 girl a girl whom windfall has supplied with great thing about spirit and physique is a fact, even as either open and mystery, which we will be able to comprehend purely by means of love, and contact in basic terms via advantage; and after we try and describe this type of girl she disappears like a vapor. BW-ST-39 girls opened the home windows of my eyes and the doorways of my spirit. Had it now not been for the woman-mother, the woman-sister, and the woman-friend, i'd were snoozing between those that search the tranquility of the area with their noisily snoring. SP-P-31 Writers and poets try and comprehend the reality approximately lady. yet till today they've got by no means understood her middle simply because, having a look upon her in the course of the veil of hope, they see not anything other than the form of her physique. Or they give the impression of being upon her via a magnifying glass of spite and locate not anything in her yet weak point and submission. S WOMAN’S center A woman’s center won't switch with time or season; whether it dies ceaselessly, it's going to by no means perish. A woman’s middle is sort of a box changed into a battleground; after the bushes are uprooted and the grass is burned and the rocks are reddened with blood and the earth is planted with bones and skulls, it really is calm and silent as though not anything has occurred; for the spring and autumn come at their periods and resume their paintings. BW-ST-71 phrases knowledge isn't really in phrases; knowledge is which means inside phrases. MS-74 WORSHIP God doesn't wish to be worshipped by means of an ignorant guy who imitates another person. SR-T-267 worthy in case your wisdom teaches you to not upward thrust above human weak point and distress and lead your fellow guy at the correct direction, you're certainly a guy of little worthy and may stay such until eventually Judgment Day. WM-ST-63 author Are you a author who holds his head excessive above the gang, whereas his mind is deep within the abyss of the earlier, that's choked with the tatters and dead cast-offs of the a while? if that is so, you're like a stagnant pool of water. Or are you the willing philosopher, who scrutinizes his internal self, discarding that that's dead, outworn and evil, yet protecting that that is invaluable and solid? if this is the case, you're as manna to the hungry, and as cool, transparent water to the thirsty. WM-ST-36 Y early life formative years is a gorgeous dream, on whose brightness books shed a dazzling dirt. Will ever the day come whilst the clever hyperlink the enjoyment of data to youth’s dream? Will ever the day come whilst Nature turns into the instructor of guy, humanity his e-book and existence his college? Youth’s joyous goal can't be fulfilled until eventually that day comes. Too sluggish is our march towards non secular elevation, simply because we make so little use of youth’s ardor. TM-ST-55 attractiveness belongs to adolescence, however the early life for whom this earth used to be made is naught yet a dream whose sweetness is enslaved to a blindness that renders its know-how too past due.

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