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Kahlil Gibran

The Prophet

The Prophet is a book of 26 poetic essays written in English in 1923 by the Lebanese-American artist, philosopher and writer Khalil Gibran. In the book, the prophet Almustafa who has lived in the foreign city of Orphalese for 12 years is about to board a ship which will carry him home. He is stopped by a group of people, with whom he discusses many issues of life and the human condition. The book is divided into chapters dealing with love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, houses, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, talking, time, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, and death.
41 printed pages
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  • উৎসব রায়shared an impression7 years ago
    👍Worth reading
    💞Loved Up

    Really deep!

  • Shopriot Shopriotshared an impression8 years ago
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    💡Learnt A Lot

    Nice great strory In reading

  • Bair Kahloshared an impression2 years ago
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  • Bair Kahlohas quoted2 years ago
    And knows that yesterday is but to-day’s memory and to-morrow is to-day’s dream.
  • Xuraman Memmedovahas quoted5 years ago
    How shall I go in peace and without sorrow? Nay, not without a wound in the spirit shall I leave this city.
  • Mehmet Cavdarhas quoted7 years ago
    And there are those who have little and give it all.
    These are the believers in life and the bounty of life, and their coffer is never empty.
    There are those who give with joy, and that joy is their reward.

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