Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

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Born: May 7, 1861, Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India [now India]
Birth Country: British India (now India)
Died: Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India [now India], August 7, 1941
Occupation: Author

1.
Age considers youth ventures.
- Rabindranath Tagore

2.
Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.
- Rabindranath Tagore

3.
Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

4.
By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
- Rabindranath Tagore

5.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

6.
Death is not extinguishing the light it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
- Rabindranath Tagore

7.
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
- Rabindranath Tagore

8.
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.
- Rabindranath Tagore

9.
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
- Rabindranath Tagore

10.
Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.
- Rabindranath Tagore

11.
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

12.
Facts are many, but the truth is one.
- Rabindranath Tagore

13.
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

14.
From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest.
- Rabindranath Tagore

15.
Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.
- Rabindranath Tagore

16.
He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.
- Rabindranath Tagore

17.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
- Rabindranath Tagore

18.
If you shut the door to all errors, truth will be shut out.
- Rabindranath Tagore

19.
In Art, man reveals himself and not his objects.
- Rabindranath Tagore

20.
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
- Rabindranath Tagore

21.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

22.
Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.
- Rabindranath Tagore

23.
Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.
- Rabindranath Tagore

24.
Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
- Rabindranath Tagore

25.
Music fills the infinite between two souls.
- Rabindranath Tagore

26.
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

27.
The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

28.
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.
- Rabindranath Tagore

29.
Those who own much have much to fear.
- Rabindranath Tagore

30.
To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth.
- Rabindranath Tagore

31.
Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
- Rabindranath Tagore

32.
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
- Rabindranath Tagore

33.
We gain freedom when we have paid the full price.
- Rabindranath Tagore

34.
What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real.
- Rabindranath Tagore

35.
Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol.
- Rabindranath Tagore

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