Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Rabindranath Tagore

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Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The night kissed the fading day With a whisper: "I am death, your mother, From me you will get new birth." The night kissed the fading day With a whisper: "I am death, your mother, From me you will get new birth."
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Once we dreamt that we were strangers. We wake up to find that we were dear to each other. Once we dreamt that we were strangers. We wake up to find that we were dear to each other.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The hidden clash of a silent conflict like this is far harder to bear than an open quarrel. The hidden clash of a silent conflict like this is far harder to bear than an open quarrel.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: In Indian music, it is not possible to build anything other than the raga basis. We can run away from its fetters, but not from its main outline. In Indian music, it is not possible to build anything other than the raga basis. We can run away from its fetters, but not from its main outline.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: In the moon thou sendest thy love letters to me," said the night to the sun."I leave my answers in tears upon the grass. In the moon thou sendest thy love letters to me," said the night to the sun.
"I leave my answers in tears upon the grass.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Work, especially good work, becomes easy only when desire has learned to discipline itself. Work, especially good work, becomes easy only when desire has learned to discipline itself.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Grant me that I may not be a coward, feeling your mercy in my success alone; but let me find the grasp of your hand in my failure. Grant me that I may not be a coward, feeling your mercy in my success alone; but let me find the grasp of your hand in my failure.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: truth and falsehood mingle in life - and to what God builds, man adds his own decoration. truth and falsehood mingle in life - and to what God builds, man adds his own decoration.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: I'll be the cloud and you the moon. I'll cover you with both hands, And our roof will be the sky. I'll be the cloud and you the moon.
I'll cover you with both hands,
And our roof will be the sky.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Stray birds of summer come to my window to sing and fly away. And yellow leaves of autumn, which have no songs, flutter and fall there with a sigh. Stray birds of summer come to my window to sing and fly away. And yellow leaves of autumn, which have no songs, flutter and fall there with a sigh.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Ask me no questions, and I will tell you no lies. Ask me no questions, and I will tell you no lies.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: These paper boats of mine are meant to dance on the ripples of hours, and not reach any destination. These paper boats of mine are meant to dance on the ripples of hours, and not reach any destination.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The modern age has brought the geography of the earth near to us, but made it difficult for us to come into touch with man The modern age has brought the geography of the earth near to us, but made it difficult for us to come into touch with man
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The trees come up to my window like the yearning voice of the dumb earth The trees come up to my window like the yearning voice of the dumb earth
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: And joy is everywhere; it is in the earth's green covering of grass; in the blue serenity of the sky. And joy is everywhere; it is in the earth's green covering of grass; in the blue serenity of the sky.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come. Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Love adorns itself; it seeks to prove inward joy by outward beauty Love adorns itself; it seeks to prove inward joy by outward beauty
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: If you want to know India, study Vivekananda. In him everything is positive and nothing negative. If you want to know India, study Vivekananda. In him everything is positive and nothing negative.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Thou hast made me endless, such is thy pleasure. This frail vessel thou emptiest again and again, and fillest it ever with fresh life. Thou hast made me endless, such is thy pleasure. This frail vessel thou emptiest again and again, and fillest it ever with fresh life.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: It is no easy task to lead men. But it is easy enough to drive them. It is no easy task to lead men. But it is easy enough to drive them.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come. Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: If God had so wished, he could have made all Indians speak one language ... the unity of India has been and shall always be a unity in diversity. If God had so wished, he could have made all Indians speak one language ... the unity of India has been and shall always be a unity in diversity.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long. You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Man is a rough-hewn and woman a finished product. Man is a rough-hewn and woman a finished product.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Time is a wealth of change, but the clock in its parody makes it mere change and no wealth. Time is a wealth of change, but the clock in its parody makes it mere change and no wealth.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Ah, thou hast made my heart captive in the endless meshes of thy music, my master! Ah, thou hast made my heart captive in the endless meshes of thy music, my master!
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The main object of teaching is not to give explanations, but to knock at the doors of the mind. The main object of teaching is not to give explanations, but to knock at the doors of the mind.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Some day I shall sing to thee in the sunrise of some other world, I have seen thee before in the light of the earth, in the love of man. Some day I shall sing to thee in the sunrise of some other world, I have seen thee before in the light of the earth, in the love of man.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: It is in the very heart of our activity that we search for our goal. It is in the very heart of our activity that we search for our goal.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The flower fades and dies; but he who wears the flower has not to mourn for it for ever. The flower fades and dies; but he who wears the flower has not to mourn for it for ever.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law. Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The sands of desert may be very white and shiny, but I would much rather sow my seeds in black soil. The sands of desert may be very white and shiny, but I would much rather sow my seeds in black soil.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Life finds its wealth by the claims of the world, and its worth by the claims of love. Life finds its wealth by the claims of the world, and its worth by the claims of love.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The potentiality of perfection outweighs actual contradictions ... Existence in itself is here to prove that it cannot be an evil. The potentiality of perfection outweighs actual contradictions ... Existence in itself is here to prove that it cannot be an evil.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: He sent up his song towards the star-land out of his reach, where, circled with light, the planet who ruled his destiny shone unknown and out of ken. He sent up his song towards the star-land out of his reach, where, circled with light, the planet who ruled his destiny shone unknown and out of ken.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: While God waits for His temple to be built of love, men bring stones. While God waits for His temple to be built of love, men bring stones.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: 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.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The heart wants to go on; that is its dharma. For unless it moves, it dies. The heart wants to go on; that is its dharma. For unless it moves, it dies.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Music fills the infinite between two souls Music fills the infinite between two souls
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: 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.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Unless you have found God in your own soul, the whole world will seem meaningless to you. Unless you have found God in your own soul, the whole world will seem meaningless to you.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: That which oppresses me, is it my soul trying to come out in the open, or the soul of the world knocking at my heart for entrance? That which oppresses me, is it my soul trying to come out in the open, or the soul of the world knocking at my heart for entrance?
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Truth looks tawdry when she is overdressed. Truth looks tawdry when she is overdressed.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The false can never grow into truth by growing in power. The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: I didn't write the history of my flight in the sky,, still I flew for sheer joy. I didn't write the history of my flight in the sky,,
still I flew for sheer joy.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The spirit of rejection finds its support in the consciousness of separateness; the spirit of acceptance finds its base in the consciousness of unity. The spirit of rejection finds its support in the consciousness of separateness; the spirit of acceptance finds its base in the consciousness of unity.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Who are you, a hundred years from today, reading my poetry with curiosity? Who are you, a hundred years from today, reading my poetry with curiosity?
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The bird thinks it a favor to give the fish a lift in the air The bird thinks it a favor to give the fish a lift in the air
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: 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.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Death is turning out the lamp because the dawn has appeared. Death is turning out the lamp because the dawn has appeared.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: To tyrannize for the country is to tyrannize over the country To tyrannize for the country is to tyrannize over the country
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Please is frail like a dewdrop, while it laughs it dies. But sorrow is strong and abiding. Let sorrowful love wake in your eyes. Please is frail like a dewdrop, while it laughs it dies. But sorrow is strong and abiding. Let sorrowful love wake in your eyes.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: This little flute of a reed thou hast carried over hills and dales, and hast breathed through it melodies eternally new. This little flute of a reed thou hast carried over hills and dales, and hast breathed through it melodies eternally new.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: In death the many become one; in life the one become many. In death the many become one; in life the one become many.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Our creation is the modification of relationship. Our creation is the modification of relationship.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Spring scatters the petals of flowers that are not for the fruits of the future, but for the moment's whim. Spring scatters the petals of flowers that are not for the fruits of the future, but for the moment's whim.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: I will sit in the pupil of your eyes and that will carry your sight into the heart of the things I will sit in the pupil of your eyes and that will carry your sight into the heart of the things
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The Great Morning which is for all, rises in the East. The Great Morning which is for all, rises in the East.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: The artist is the lover of nature; therefore he is her slave and her master. The artist is the lover of nature; therefore he is her slave and her master.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: I really did think at one time that I was on the verge of becoming a poet, but Providence was kind enough to save me from that disaster. I really did think at one time that I was on the verge of becoming a poet, but Providence was kind enough to save me from that disaster.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: In your body is the garden of flowers. Take your seat on the thousand petals of the lotus, and there gaze on the Infinite Beauty. In your body is the garden of flowers. Take your seat on the thousand petals of the lotus, and there gaze on the Infinite Beauty.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Truth in her dress finds facts too tight. In fiction she moves with ease. Truth in her dress finds facts too tight. In fiction she moves with ease.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Memory, the priestess, kills the present and offers its heart to the shrine of the dead past. Memory, the priestess, kills the present and offers its heart to the shrine of the dead past.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Those who own much have much to fear. Those who own much have much to fear.
Rabindranath Tagore quotes: Alas, for our foolish human nature! Its fond mistakes are persistent. The dictates of reason take a long time to assert their sway. Alas, for our foolish human nature! Its fond mistakes are persistent. The dictates of reason take a long time to assert their sway.