Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  • ''“The biggest changes in a womens nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition” ''
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  • ''“I have spent many days stringing and unstringing my instrument
    while the song I came to sing remains unsung.” ''
  • ''“We live in the world when we love it.” ''
  • ''“Let my thoughts come to you, when I am gone, like the afterglow of sunset at the margin of starry silence.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
  • ''“Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.” ''
  • ''“Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.” ''
  • ''“YOU are the big drop of dew under the lotus leaf,
    I am the smaller one on its upper side,
    said the dewdrop to the lake.” ''
  • ''“Men are cruel, but Man is kind. ” ''
  • ''“The stars are not afraid to appear like fireflies.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
  • ''“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.” ''

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Best Poem of Rabindranath Tagore

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 ...

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Journey Home

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,

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