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On Children: Poignant Parenting Advice from Kahlil Gibran
On Children: Poignant Parenting Advice from Kahlil Gibran

“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself… You may give them your love but not your thoughts, for they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow…”

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The Best of Brain Pickings 2018
The Best of Brain Pickings 2018

The splendors of the unknown, the uncertain, and the unclassifiable, truth and beauty at the intersection of poetry and science, the timeless tangles of the heart.

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Beloved Lebanese-American Poet and Philosopher Kahlil Gibran on America, New York, and Jewishness
Beloved Lebanese-American Poet and Philosopher Kahlil Gibran on America, New York, and Jewishness

“America is far greater than what people think; her Destiny is strong and healthy and eager.”

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Kahlil Gibran on Friendship and the Building Blocks of Meaningful Connection
Kahlil Gibran on Friendship and the Building Blocks of Meaningful Connection

“In the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.”

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Kahlil Gibran on the Courage to Weather the Uncertainties of Love
Kahlil Gibran on the Courage to Weather the Uncertainties of Love

“Think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.”

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Lebanese-American Painter, Poet, and Philosopher Kahlil Gibran on Why We Create
Lebanese-American Painter, Poet, and Philosopher Kahlil Gibran on Why We Create

“There is no deeper desire than the desire of being revealed. We all want that little light in us to be taken from under the bushel.”

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