How often have you felt a lump in your throat?
That lump which chokes you down.
That lump which wears you out.
That lump which asks you to swallow your feelings.
That lump is a cry about helplessness
That lump is looking for words.
That lump wants to be heard.
                                             – Devyaani



10 Intellectually Stimulating Quotes by Kahlil Gibran.

Khalil Gibran  (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931)  was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer.

Gibran is the third best-selling poet of all time, behind Shakespeare and Laozi.

He is chiefly known for his book The Prophet, an early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose.

  1. The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you contain.
  2. May there be such oneness between us that when one weeps, the other tastes salt.
  3. For even as love crowns you so shall he crucify you. Even as he is for your growth so is he for your pruning.
  4. It’s not a garment I cast off this day, but a skin that I tear with my own hand.
  5. Even  as the strings of a lute are alone though they quiver with the same music.
  6. The soul usually knows what to do to heal itself. The challenge is ti silence the mind.
  7. Focus on the powerful euphoric magical sychronistric beautiful part of life and universe will keep giving them to you.
  8. Long were the days of pain, I have spent within its walls, and long were the nights of aloneness, and who can depart from his pain and his aloneness without regret?
  9. Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.
  10. You may give them love but not your thoughts.