Birth date: January 06, 1883
Died: April 10, 1931
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Sure there are a few beautiful passages in this, but on the whole, this book irritated me on so many levels. Not for me.
Short stories about life told by a wise man to people of a city as he is about to leave for another city.
“Yesterday I was rich in happiness and today I am poor in gold”First off, there is one fact I'd like to make clear: Gibran in translation (English translation) is far more elegant and grandeur than the Original Gibran! And that is really weird!I tried to read this book in Arabic but I found it silly...
If you have ever questioned time, life, freedom, pain, friendship, love, marriage or pleasure I recommend this book.The lessons in this book can positively impact your life. Very simply written, this book speaks to everyone.
Synopsis: A holy man of some sort, due to depart on a boat shortly, dispenses wisdom to townsfolk gathered to see him off on topics such as love, religion, beauty, and death among others. This is Kahlil Gibran's best known work, and despite being so short (readable in about 1 - 2 hours) its very i...