Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Khalil Gibran
Gibran Gibran
Khalil Gibran.
BornJanuary 6, 1883
Bsharri, Lebanon
DiedApril 10, 1931
New York, New York
Writer and artist who sought to bridge the gaps between Arab and Western cultures. Best known for The Prophet (1923).

The repository contains seven quotes from Khalil Gibran.


Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.

Success and Failure

A shy failure is nobler than an immodest success.


We often borrow from our tomorrows to pay our debts to our yesterdays.


When you have solved all mysteries of life you long for death, for it is but another mystery of life.


Say not, “I have found the truth,” but rather, “I have found a truth.”


Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.


Perplexity is the beginning of knowledge.