Monday, December 17, 2018

Quotes From Kahlil Gibran


Khalil Gibran adalah seorang seniman, penyair dan penulis Lebanon Amerika yang  lahir di Lebanon 6 Januari 1883 dan meninggal di New York City, Amerika Serikat 10 April 1931 pada umur 48 tahun. Khalil Gibran menghabiskan sebagian besar masa produktifnya di Amerika Serikat. Karya terkenalnya adalah buku yang berjudul 'The Prophet' atau 'Sang Nabi.'


"In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, and sharing of pleasures. For in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed."

 
"Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and though they are with you yet they belong not to you."

"If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. If they don't, they never were."

"Yesterday we obeyed kings and bent our necks before emperors. But today we kneel only to truth, follow only beauty and obey only love."

"Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness."

"I existed from all eternity and, behold, I am here; and I shall exist till the end of time, for my being has no end."

"I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires."

"If your heart is a volcano, how shall you expect flowers to bloom?"

"You pray in your distress and in your need; would that you might also pray in the fullness of your joy and in your days of abundance."

"The eye of a human being is a microscope, which makes the world seem bigger than it really is."


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