Rabindranath Tagore

(7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941 / Calcutta (Kolkata), Bengal Presidency / British India)

Fool


O Fool, try to carry thyself upon thy own shoulders!
O beggar, to come beg at thy own door!

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  • Gold Star - 10,609 Points Ramesh Rai (3/15/2014 9:59:00 PM)

    It is unholy- -take not thy gifts
    through its unclean hands.
    Accept only what is offered by sacred
    love. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,609 Points Ramesh Rai (3/15/2014 9:57:00 PM)

    It is unholy- -take not thy gifts
    through its unclean hands.
    Accept only what is offered by sacred
    love. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Wailinn Soe (8/17/2009 3:45:00 AM)

    Is everyone fool like that.
    If a man is not fool like that, he is really fool. (Report) Reply

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