"The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Khalil Gibran on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Khalil Gibran on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Khalil Gibran on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Khalil Gibran on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Khalil Gibran on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."