"We choose our joys and sorrows long before we experience them."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Khalil Gibran on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Khalil Gibran on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Khalil Gibran on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Khalil Gibran on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Khalil Gibran on Mark Twain
"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."