Love Chapter Ii By Khalil Gibran

Love Chapter Ii Then said Almitra, ‘Speak to us of Love.’ And he raised his head and looked upon the people, and there fell a…

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Two Infants Ii By Khalil Gibran

Two Infants Ii A prince stood on the balcony of his palace addressing a great multitude summoned for the occasion and said, “Let me offer…

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Self-Knowledge Xvii By Khalil Gibran

Self-Knowledge Xvii And a man said, “Speak to us of Self-Knowledge.” And he answered, saying: Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days…

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Eating And Drinking Chapter Vi By Khalil Gibran

Eating And Drinking Chapter Vi Then an old man, a keeper of an inn, said, “Speak to us of Eating and Drinking.” And he said:…

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The Palace And The Hut Xxix By Khalil Gibran

The Palace And The Hut Xxix Part One As night fell and the light glittered in the great house, the servants stood at the massive…

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Pain By Khalil Gibran

Pain by Kahlil Gibran And a woman spoke, saying, Tell us of Pain. And he said: Your pain is the breaking of the shell that…

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A Tear And A Smile By Khalil Gibran

A Tear And A Smile I would not exchange the sorrows of my heart For the joys of the multitude. And I would not have…

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The Beauty Of Death Xiv By Khalil Gibran

The Beauty Of Death Xiv Part One – The Calling Let me sleep, for my soul is intoxicated with love and Let me rest, for…

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Let These Be Your Desires By Khalil Gibran

Let These Be Your Desires Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself But if your love and must needs have desires, Let these…

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Time Xxi By Khalil Gibran

Time Xxi And an astronomer said, “Master, what of Time?” And he answered: You would measure time the measureless and the immeasurable. You would adjust…

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Self-Knowledge By Khalil Gibran

Self-Knowledge by Kahlil Gibran And a man said, Speak to us of Self-Knowledge. And he answered saying: Your hearts know in silence the secrets of…

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Crime And Punishment Chapter Xii By Khalil Gibran

Crime And Punishment Chapter Xii Then one of the judges of the city stood forth and said, “Speak to us of Crime and Punishment.” And…

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The Madman – His Parables And Poems By Khalil Gibran

The Madman – His Parables And Poems You ask me how I became a madman. It happened thus: One day, long before many gods were…

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On Pain – Khalil Gibran By Khalil Gibran

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may…

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A Poet’s Voice Xv By Khalil Gibran

A Poet’s Voice Xv Part One The power of charity sows deep in my heart, and I reap and gather the wheat in bundles and…

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Teaching Xviii By Khalil Gibran

Teaching Xviii Then said a teacher, “Speak to us of Teaching.” And he said: No man can reveal to you aught but that which already…

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Love By Khalil Gibran

Love Then said Almitra, ‘Speak to us of Love.’ And he raised his head and looked upon the people, and there fell a stillness upon…

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War By Khalil Gibran

War One night a feat was held in the palace, and there came a man and prostrated himself before the prince, and all the feasters…

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Reason And Passion Xv By Khalil Gibran

Reason And Passion Xv And the priestess spoke again and said: “Speak to us of Reason and Passion.” And he answered saying: Your soul is…

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Dead Are My People By Khalil Gibran

Dead Are My People Gone are my people, but I exist yet, Lamenting them in my solitude… Dead are my friends, and in their Death…

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The Greater Self By Khalil Gibran

The Greater Self This came to pass. After the coronation of Nufsibaal King of Byblus, he retired to his bed-chamber—the very room which the three…

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On Pain By Khalil Gibran

On Pain Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its…

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Before The Throne Of Beauty Xxvi By Khalil Gibran

Before The Throne Of Beauty Xxvi One heavy day I ran away from the grim face of society and the dizzying clamor of the city…

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Talking Xx By Khalil Gibran

Talking Xx And then a scholar said, “Speak of Talking.” And he answered, saying: You talk when you cease to be at peace with your…

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Leave Me, My Blamer Xiii By Khalil Gibran

Leave Me, My Blamer Xiii Leave me, my blamer, For the sake of the love Which unites your soul with That of your beloved one;…

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The Widow And Her Son Xxi By Khalil Gibran

The Widow And Her Son Xxi Night fell over North Lebanon and snow was covering the villages surrounded by the Kadeesha Valley, giving the fields…

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Religion Xxvi By Khalil Gibran

Religion Xxvi And an old priest said, “Speak to us of Religion.” And he said: Have I spoken this day of aught else? Is not…

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Freedom Xiv By Khalil Gibran

Freedom Xiv And an orator said, “Speak to us of Freedom.” And he answered: At the city gate and by your fireside I have seen…

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The House Of Fortune Iii By Khalil Gibran

The House Of Fortune Iii My wearied heart bade me farewell and left for the House of Fortune. As he reached that holy city which…

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On Giving And Taking By Khalil Gibran

On Giving And Taking Once there lived a man who had a valley-full of needles. And one day the mother of Jesus came to him…

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