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Kahlil Gibran Quote


Kahlil Gibran

“I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.” — Kahlil Gibran

10 responses to “Kahlil Gibran Quote”

  1. Great quote from Kalil. Its sad that most of the time we don’t take time to appreciate those people who taught us important lessons in life.

  2. This is a quote that has got me thinking. I read it thrice before understanding what he meant.

  3. Great quote..when you listen to the gibberish that a talkertive utters, then you will learn that silence is one quality a sensible person should posses.

  4. Interesting words to live by. I suppose the author would be more grateful if the teachers were more humane.

  5. Great quote to live by our daily lives. We must learn the value of peace, serenity and kindness always.

  6. We learn so much from people and things around us. Being ungrateful maybe because they are yet to change or maybe you haven’t been appreciated.

  7. As they say we learn more in defeat or in a setback than to a victory. However, it does not mean that we should be quiet if something bad happens.

  8. Very true quote. This is the reality that we have to face everyday and I just like how this quote reflects us all. Amazing quote from Kalil. Well said!

  9. Great quote, the truth is that no one can give anything that he/she doest have inside themselves. Thats why trying to become a betetr perso is a madatory challenge.

  10. Hmm interesting quote indeed . I get why he is ungrateful to the teachers they taught him harshly. Awesome share men i have learnt something new.

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