"When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?"
"Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life."Khalil Gibran on Confucius
"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."Khalil Gibran on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."Khalil Gibran on Thomas A. Edison
"By working faithfully eight hours a day you may eventually get to be boss and work twelve hours a day."Khalil Gibran on Robert Frost
"Nothing will work unless you do."Khalil Gibran on Maya Angelou
"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."