kahlil gibran quotes

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Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
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You may give them your love but not your thoughts.
For they have their own thoughts.
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The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.
Verily the kindness that gazes upon itself in a mirror turns to stone,
And a good deed that calls itself by tender names beco
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Beauty is eternity gazing at itself in a mirror.
Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself.
Love possesses not nor would it be possessed;
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Life is indeed darkness save when there is urge,
And all urge is blind save when there is knowledge,
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A little knowledge that acts is worth infinitely more than much knowledge that is idle.
When we turn to one another for counsel we reduce the number of our enemies.
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