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The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
The Prophet

laurenmaybe, August 31, 2012

My Dad gave this book to me when I was 16, and since then it has been a constant source of wisdom for me in all aspects of life. I'm constantly surprised that each time I open this book and pick a page to read, it seems just as fresh and relevant as the first time I read it.
Gibran's insights are complex at times, but when deconstructed to an easier form, it is clear they are timeless and can apply to any person, regardless of religious or cultural background. This is the major triumph of his writing.
His poetry is rivaled by the gorgeous illustrations that accompany each piece, but nothing rivals the messages presented in this book.
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