"Where is the justice of political power if it executes the murderer and jails the plunderer, and then itself marches upon neighboring lands, killing thousands and pillaging the very hills?"
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Khalil Gibran on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Khalil Gibran on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Khalil Gibran on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Khalil Gibran on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Khalil Gibran on Booker T. Washington
"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."