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The Broken Wings by Kahlil Gibran
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Jul 19, 2012

it was amazing
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Kahlil Gibran
“The appearance of things changes according to the emotions; and thus we see magic and beauty in them, while the magic and beauty are really in ourselves.”
Kahlil Gibran, The Broken Wings

Kahlil Gibran
“Love provided me with a tongue and tears.”
Kahlil Gibran, Broken Wings

Kahlil Gibran
“Love is the only freedom in the world because it so elevates the spirit that the laws of humanity and the phenomena of nature do not alter its course.”
Kahlil Gibran, Broken Wings
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Kahlil Gibran
“Modern civilization has made woman a little wiser, but it has increased her suffering because of man's covetousness. The woman of yesterday was a happy wife, but the woman of today is a miserable mistress. In the past she walked blindly in the light, but now she walks open-eyed in the dark. She was beautiful in her ignorance, virtuous in her simplicity, and strong in her weakness. Today she has become ugly in her ingenuity, superficial and heartless in her knowledge. Will the day ever come when beauty and knowledge, ingenuity and virtue, and weakness of body and strength of spirit will be united in a woman?”
Kahlil Gibran, Broken Wings


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