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Subtlest Beauties

The subtlest beauties in our life
are unseen and unheard.

source: Kahlil Gibran
image: Eddie’s Garden, Eddie’s Photos, September 2016


Kahlil Gibran - On Teaching

No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge.

The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but rather of his faith and his lovingness. 147 kata lagi



Here are the opening auxiliary quotes of my novella, Miss Lonelyhearts Again:


On Death

You would know the secret of death.
But how shall you find it unless you seek it in the heart of life?
The owl whose night-bound eyes are blind unto the day cannot unveil the mystery of light. 223 kata lagi


Your Children: Not truly yours?

As of today, parents tend to have a pre-programmed feeling of providing their children with a courtesy.
Many misunderstood the eternal love for their children for a life-long favour which they have bestowed upon them. 228 kata lagi



When you love you should not say, “God is in my heart,” but rather,
“I am in the heart of God.” And think not you can direct the course of love,

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Kahlil Gibran On Giving

You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
For what are your possessions but things you keep and guard for fear you may need them tomorrow? 467 kata lagi