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Rabindranath 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, Stray Birds
''“If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.”― Rabindranath Tagore
''“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” ''― 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.”
''“It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.” ''
''“Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.” ''
''“Loves gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.” ''
''“The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” ''
''“I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.” ''
''“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” ''
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Time is endless in thy hands, my lord.
There is none to count thy minutes.
Days and nights pass and ages bloom and fade like flowers.
Thou knowest how to wait.
Thy centuries follow each other perfecting a small wild flower.
We have no time to lose,
and having no time we must scramble for a chance.
We are too poor to be late.
And thus it is that time goes by
while I give it to every querulous man who claims it,
and thine altar is empty of all offerings to the last.
At the end of the day I hasten in fear lest thy gate be shut; ...
The Gardener Iv: Ah Me
Ah me, why did they build my
house by the road to the market
They moor their laden boats near
They come and go and wander at
I sit and watch them; my time