Kahlil Gibran: Mayhap

Khalil Gibran (April 1913)

Khalil Gibran (April 1913) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

When you see a man led to prison say in your heart, “Mayhap he is escaping from a narrower prison.” And when you see a man drunken say in your heart, “Mayhap he sought escape from something still more unbeautiful.” –Kahlil Gibran, poet and artist (1883-1931)

 

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Kahlil Gibran: Ingratitude

Khalil Gibran (April 1913)

Khalil Gibran (April 1913) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers. –Kahlil Gibran, mystic, poet, and artist (1883-1931)

Kahlil Gibran: Giving

Khalil Gibran (April 1913)

Khalil Gibran (April 1913) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

“You give little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.”
Kahlil Gibran

 

 

Kahlil Gibran: Mayhap

When you see a man led to prison say in your heart, “Mayhap he is escaping from a narrower prison.” And when you see a man drunken say in your heart, “Mayhap he sought escape from something still more unbeautiful.” –Kahlil Gibran, poet and artist (1883-1931)

 

Khalil Gibran (April 1913)

Khalil Gibran (April 1913) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Khalil Gibran: Hate

Khalil Gibran (April 1913)

Khalil Gibran (April 1913) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Hate is a dead thing. Who of you would be a tomb? –Kahlil Gibran, poet and artist (1883-1931)