The Prophet

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1997-03-01
  • Publisher: Knopf

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A brilliant man's philosophy on love, marriage, joy and sorrow, time, friendship and much more. Originally published in 1923 - translated into more than 20 languages. With 12 full page drawings by Gibran.

Author Biography

Kahlil Gibran was born in Bsharri, Lebanon, in 1883. In 1912, he settled in New York City and devoted himself to writing (in both Arabic and English) and to painting.

Table of Contents

The Coming of the Shipp. 3
On Lovep. 12
On Marriagep. 16
On Childrenp. 18
On Givingp. 20
On Eating and Drinkingp. 24
On Workp. 27
On Joy and Sorrowp. 32
On Housesp. 34
On Clothesp. 38
On Buying and Sellingp. 40
On Crime and Punishmentp. 42
On Lawsp. 48
On Freedomp. 51
On Reason and Passionp. 55
On Painp. 58
On Self-Knowledgep. 60
On Teachingp. 62
On Friendshipp. 64
On Talkingp. 66
On Timep. 68
On Good and Evilp. 70
On Prayerp. 74
On Pleasurep. 77
On Beautyp. 81
On Religionp. 84
On Deathp. 87
The Farewellp. 89
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