Gibran

Joy and sorrow

Joy and sorrow

Then a woman said, "Speak to us of Joy and Sorrow." And he answered: "Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was…Read more
Fear of Death

Fear of Death

Your fear of death is but the trembling of the shepherd when he stands before the king whose hand is laid upon him in honour. Is the shepherd not joyful…Read more
Rest in reason and move in passion

Rest in reason and move in passion

And the priestess spoke again and said: 'Speak to us of Reason and Passion.' And he answered saying: Your soul is oftentimes a battlefield, upon which your reason and your…Read more
Beauty

Beauty

And a poet said, "Speak to us of Beauty." Where shall you seek beauty, and how shall you find her unless she herself be your way and your guide? And…Read more