"Life without liberty is like a body without spirit."
"Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future."Khalil Gibran on John F. Kennedy
"Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress but I repeat myself."Khalil Gibran on Mark Twain
"One of the penalties for refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors."Khalil Gibran on Plato
"If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand."Khalil Gibran on Milton Friedman
"It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything."Khalil Gibran on Joseph Stalin
"Art is a step from what is obvious and well-known toward what is arcane and concealed."
"I wash my hands of those who imagine chattering to be knowledge, silence to be ignorance, and affection to be art."
"Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring to life not so much by what happens to you as by the way your mind looks at what happens."
"Of life's two chief prizes, beauty and truth, I found the first in a loving heart and the second in a laborer's hand."
"Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror."