Rabindranath Tagore - Quotes

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Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.

Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.

Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.

Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.

Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.

I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.

Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.

Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.

The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.

The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.

Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation. ---->>>

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come. ---->>>

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.

Do not say, 'It is morning,' and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.

Do not say, 'It is morning,' and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.

The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.

The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance. ---->>>

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it. ---->>>

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it. ---->>>

I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present. ---->>>

The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.

The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.

We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility. ---->>>

Facts are many, but the truth is one.

Facts are many, but the truth is one.

Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come. ---->>>

If you shut the door to all errors, truth will be shut out. ---->>>

To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth. ---->>>

Those who own much have much to fear. ---->>>

What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real. ---->>>

He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good. ---->>>

Music fills the infinite between two souls. ---->>>

From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest. ---->>>

Age considers; youth ventures.

Age considers; youth ventures.

Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on. ---->>>

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.

We live in the world when we love it.

We live in the world when we love it.

Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young. ---->>>

Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven. ---->>>

Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.

Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.

In Art, man reveals himself and not his objects. ---->>>

Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol. ---->>>

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it. ---->>>

Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law. ---->>>

The burden of the self is lightened with I laugh at myself. ---->>>

We gain freedom when we have paid the full price. ---->>>

Life is given to us, we earn it by giving it. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Indian
Born: May 6, 1861
Birthplace:
Die: 08-07, 1941
Occupation: Poet
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Rabindranath Tagore FRAS (; Bengali: [robind̪ro nat̪ʰ ʈʰakur]), also written Ravīndranātha Thākura (7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped Bengali literature and music, as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries (wikipedia)