Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time. Published in , it has been translated into more than twenty. The Prophet. The Coming of the Ship · Love · Marriage · Children · Giving · Eating and Drinking · Work · Joy and Sorrow · Houses · Clothes · Buying and Selling. Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently asked questions about HTML5 video.

Author: Dogore Mooguran
Country: Cayman Islands
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Science
Published (Last): 24 March 2007
Pages: 390
PDF File Size: 15.33 Mb
ePub File Size: 16.61 Mb
ISBN: 720-5-27343-289-2
Downloads: 6810
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kelar

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book is so timeless and so inspiring that I couldn’t keep quoting and sharing Kahlil’s words with my kids, relatives, coworkers and friends.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The Kahlil Gibran Collective. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I recommend this book to anyone interested in philosophy, poetry and classic literature. And stand together, yet not too near together: Refresh and try again. It is filled with wisdom. When I read it, alone, it was wonderful, magical, and definitely wisdom for me.

He is chiefly known in the English-speaking world for his book The Prophetan early example of inspirational fiction including a series of philosophical essays written in poetic English prose. Does anyone else out there read this book daily? The song of love ,love of nature, and all other creatureslove that illuminates the wonderful aspects of life and that gives life meaning and depth. Or just listen to God. But if in your fear you would seek only love’s peace and love’s pleasure, Then it is better for you that you cover your nakedness and pass out of love’s threshing-floor, Into the seasonless world where you shall laugh, but not all of your laughter, and weep, but not all of your tears.


For only the hand of Life can contain your hearts. This is a book that I intend to introduce even to my grandchildren someday.

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet

For the pillars of the temple stand apart, And the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other’s shadow. The only answer I can give, ironically, is to become your own paragon through the study of books and then the burning of them. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. View all 4 comments.

But all teachers lie, by accident or mhalil, to make others see the world their way.

The Prophet Quotes

To read and talk about The Prophet became a quite “cool” thing to do. Though born a MaroniteGibran was influenced not only by his own religion but also by Islamtje especially by the mysticism of the Sufis.

The demand for The Prophet doubled the following year — and doubled again the year after that. See all 1, reviews.

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet: Why is it so loved? – BBC News

Gibran will set you on a path with a happy ending, and as I’ve said I find it hard to disagree with some of his more choice observations, “He who wears his morality but as his best garment were better naked.

It is when you give of yourself that prophrt truly give. Pfophet one another of your bread but eat not from the same loaf. The rest of this review has been withdrawn due to the recent changes in Goodreads policy and enforcement. It’s the story of Almustafa, the Prophet, who is departing the city of Orphalese gibrn a 12 year visit. Give your hearts, but not into each other’s keeping. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


His romantic style was at the heart of a renaissance in modern Arabic literature, especially prose poetry, breaking away from the classical school. Every line is an intuitive and insightful proclamation of the gut feelings we all have about the way life can be lived and should be lived.

From Jen, the prophet- On laughter: See all customer images. This recommendation was a unexpected treat. I decided to read his opus The Prophet, which is awe inspiring poetry written in novella form.

Published init has been translated into more than twenty languages, and the American editions alone have sold more than nine million copies. Quotes from The Prophet. This book is cool because it is an excellent display of how similar the world’s religions truly are. Write a customer review. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Prophet is a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and, above all, inspirational. Jan 08, Hend rated it really liked it Shelves: He leaves them with a host of unfinished dreams and unrefined motivations.

For only the hand of Life can contain your hearts. Buy the proohet items together This item: I guess that’s the kind of magic this book holds. You won’t regret it. The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran 17 63 Apr 15, Well, it’s “prose poetry”.