Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

The famous quote which means that we should not let ourselves indulge in vain wishes has been penned by the Nobel laureate, Rabindranath Tagore. The most famous and successful college dropout has penned down numerous quotes that roll out words of wisdom, inspiration and truth. The quotes of Rabindranath Tagore will continue to sort our lives out.

The writing skill of Rabindranath Tagore is deeply rooted in both Indian and Western learning traditions. He was the first Asian poet to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature for his groundbreaking collection of poems called “Gitanjali”.

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Tagore quotes

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

Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but
for the heart to conquer it.”
― Rabindranath Tagore,

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

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

“It is the tears of the earth that keep her smiles in bloom.”
― Rabindranath Tagore

“Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.”

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

“Man is a born child, his power is the power of growth.”
― Rabindranath Tagore

“My life when young was like a flower—a flower that loosens a petal or two from her abundance and never feels the loss when the spring breeze comes to beg at her door.

Now at the end of youth my life is like a fruit, having nothing to spare, and waiting to offer herself completely with her full burden of sweetness.”
― Rabindranath Tagore

“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don’t let yourself indulge in vain wishes.”

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

“It is very simple to be happy but it is very difficult to be simple.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“When we accept any discipline for ourselves, we try to avoid everything except that which is necessary for our purpose; it is this purposefulness, which belongs to the adult mind, that we force upon school children. We say, “Never keep your mind aler”

“The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.” – Rabindranath Tagore

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

Most Inspiring Quotes By Rabindranath Tagore

“Once we dreamt that we were strangers. We wake up to find that we were dear to each other.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“There is a point where in the mystery of existence contradictions meet; where movement is not all movement and stillness is not all stillness; where the idea and the form, the within and the without, are united; where infinite becomes finite, yet not”

“The roots below the earth claim no rewards for making the branches fruitful.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“We gain freedom when we have paid the full price.” – Rabindranath Tagore

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

“To understand anything is to find in it something which is our own, and it is the discovery of ourselves outside us which makes us glad. This relation of understanding is partial, but the relation of love is complete. In love the sense of difference”

“Facts are many, but the truth is one.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“The question why there is evil in existence is the same as why there is imperfection… But this is the real question we ought to ask: Is this imperfection the final truth, is evil absolute and ultimate?”

“Let my thoughts come to you, when I am gone, like the afterglow of sunset at the margin of starry silence.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“When you came you cried and everybody smiled with joy; when you go smile and let the world cry for you.” – 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

“Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“The biggest changes in a women’s nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition” – Rabindranath Tagore 

“We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“The stars are not afraid to appear like fireflies.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Men can only think. Women have a way of understanding without thinking. The woman was created out of God’s own fancy. Man, He had to hammer into shape.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.” – Rabindranath Tagore

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

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

“Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“God waits to win back his own flowers as gifts from man’s hands.” – Rabindranath Tagore

“Power said to the world, “You are mine.” The world kept it prisoner on her throne. Love said to the world, “I am thine.” The world gave it the freedom of her house.” – Rabindranath Tagore

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