Rabindranath Tagore Quotes
''“Dont limit a child to your own learning, for she was born in another time.” ''
''“Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” ''
''“A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.” ''
''“Let your life lightly dance on the edges of
Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.” ''
''“By plucking her petals you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” ''
''“Love is an endless mystery, because there is no reasonable cause that could explain it.” ''
''“You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long.” ''
''“We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.” ''
''“If I cant make it through one door, Ill go through another door- or ill make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.” ''
''“Music fills the infinite between two souls” ''
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Clouds And Waves
Mother, the folk who live up in the clouds call out to me-
"We play from the time we wake till the day ends.
We play with the golden dawn, we play with the silver moon."
I ask, "But how am I to get up to you ?"
They answer, "Come to the edge of the earth, lift up your
hands to the sky, and you will be taken up into the clouds."
"My mother is waiting for me at home, "I say, "How can I leave
her and come?"
Then they smile and float away.
But I know a nicer game than that, mother.
I shall be the cloud and you the moon.
I shall ...
The time that my journey takes is long and the way of it long.
I came out on the chariot of the first gleam of light, and pursued my
voyage through the wildernesses 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 traveler has to knock at every alien door to come to his own,