"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 of international renown. His writings have been translated into more than twenty languages, and his reflections on the nature of humanity continue to bring joy and inspiration to millions.
This beautiful and accessible book is infused with Gibran's timeless and provocative truths, touching on subjects as diverse as love, friendship, beauty, wealth, sorrow, ambition, and destiny. A thoughtful gift for all milestone occasions-graduations, birthdays, anniversaries-and for every age group, this remarkable collection will provide a lifetime's worth of wisdom.
"To be closer to God, be closer to people."