"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."Khalil Gibran on William Wordsworth
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."Khalil Gibran on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."Khalil Gibran on Saint Augustine
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."Khalil Gibran on William Shakespeare
"If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world."Khalil Gibran on Oscar Wilde
"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."