Progress lies not in enhancing what is, but in advancing toward what will be.
Kahlil Gibran Quotes
The very strength that protects the heart from injury is the strength that prevents the heart from enlarging to its intended greatness within. The song of the voice is sweet, but the song of the heart is the pure voice of heaven.
Knowledge and understanding are lifes faithful companions who will never prove untrue to you. For knowledge is your crown, and understanding your staff; and when they are with you, you can possess no greater treasures.
To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Advance, and never halt, for advancing is perfection. Advance and do not fear the thorns in the path, for they draw only corrupt blood.
Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.
Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.
When you have solved all the mysteries of life you long for death, for it is but another mystery of life.
Your confidence in the people, and your doubt about them, are closely related to your self-confidence and your self-doubt.