Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Who is Rabindranath Tagore?

Rabindranath Tagore was a Nobel Prize winning author known as the Bard of Bengal.

Born May 07, 1861
Died August 07, 1941

Best 19 Quotes by Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

“Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.”

Rabindranath Tagore

“I have spent many days stringing and unstringing my instrument
while the song I came to sing remains unsung.”

Rabindranath Tagore

“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

“If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.”

Rabindranath Tagore

“It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.”

Rabindranath Tagore

“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.”

Rabindranath Tagore

“Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.”

Rabindranath Tagore

“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”

Rabindranath Tagore

“The biggest changes in a women's nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition.”

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

“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.”

Rabindranath Tagore

"Gitanjali" Quotes

“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.”

Rabindranath Tagore
Gitanjali

"Stray Birds" Quotes

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

Rabindranath Tagore
Stray Birds

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

Rabindranath Tagore
Stray Birds

“We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.”

Rabindranath Tagore
Stray Birds