The Kahlil Gibran Reader: Inspirational Writings
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The Kahlil Gibran Reader: Inspirational Writings

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"I prefer to be a dreamer among the humblest, with visions to be realized, than lord among those without dreams and desires."

The Kahlil Gibran Reader brings together sayings, poems, and short pieces from one of the twentieth century's most revered writers. Born in Lebanon in 1883, Kahlil Gibran's groundbreaking philosophy and simple yet eloquent poetry made him a figure o...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Citadel (first published 1995)
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One of my favorite authors...Gibran never disappoints!
Phew! Well, its a bit depressing. But then its strength is in its pathos which almost made me cry, at other times I just prayed to Almighty to grant me freedom from this incredibly long monotonous work. But if you think a bit and look around, this is what you see everywhere-pain.
His stories are more like those Prayers in the Church. The stories are well woven. Most of us might well relate to the protagonists in his stories, as he rattles your conscience, making you aware of your own insensitivi...more
Brooke Gilley
Incredible writer and poet. My favorite poem is "Earth"
Sarah Massalkhi
Some pieces moved me to the point of tears. One of the best books I have ever encountered. Tackling first and foremost the emotional nature of being a human in the most sensitive way.
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Khalil Gibran (also spelled Kahlil Gibran; Arabic: جبران خليل جبران) was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer.
Born in the town of Bsharri in modern-day Lebanon (then part of Ottoman Mount Lebanon), as a young man he emigrated with his family to the United States where he studied art and began his literary career. In the Arab world, Gibran is regarded as a literary and political rebel. Hi...more
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