Love possesses not nor would it be possessed

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Love is sufficient unto love

Love gives naught but itself and takes naught but from itself.

Love possesses not nor would it be possessed;

For love is sufficient unto love.


by Kahlil Gibran (January 6, 1883 – April 10, 1931)
from The Prophet (1923)
section – Love

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2 Responses to “Love possesses not nor would it be possessed”

  1. Abimbola Akanwo Says:

    That little excerpt is just so perfectly true…

    Thank you…

  2. Leonel Justman Says:

    I simply agree

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