Rabindranath Tagore Quotes
Who is Rabindranath Tagore?
|Born||May 07, 1861|
|Died||August 07, 1941|
Books by Rabindranath Tagore
Best 19 Quotes by Rabindranath Tagore
“A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.”
“Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.”
“Don't limit a child to your own learning, for she was born in another time.”
“Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.”
“I have spent many days stringing and unstringing my instrument
while the song I came to sing remains unsung.”
“I slept and dreamt that life was joy.
I awoke and saw that life was service.
I acted and behold, service was joy.”
“If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.”
“It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.”
“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers,
but to be fearless in facing them.
Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but
for the heart to conquer it.”
“Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.”
“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”
“The biggest changes in a women's nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition.”
“The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”
“You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”
“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them.Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.”
“The time that my journey takes is long and the way of it long.
I came out on the chariot of the first gleem of light, and
pursued my voyage through the wilderness of worlds leaving
my track on many a star and planet.
It is the most distant course that comes nearest to thyself,
and that training is the most intricate which leads to the utter
simplicity of a tune.
The traveller has to knock at every alien door to come to his
own, and one has to wander through all the outer worlds to
reach the innermost shirine at the end.”
Stray Birds Quotes
“By plucking her petals you do not gather the beauty of the flower.”
“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”
“We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.”