kahlil gibran on the real and the acquired

The real in us is silent; the acquired is talkative.

— Kahlil Gibran, from Sand and Foam (1926). You can read the full text HERE.

Kahlil Gibran. "The Summit" from Sand and Foam, c. 1925, Watercolor and pencil on paper, 11 x 8 1/2 inches, Telfair Museums, Gift of Mary Haskell, 1950.

Kahlil Gibran: “The Summit” from Sand and Foam, c. 1925, Watercolor and pencil on paper, 11 x 8 1/2 inches, Telfair Museums, Gift of Mary Haskell, 1950.

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