Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  • ''“Trees are the earths endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Fireflies
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  • ''“The real friendship is like fluorescence, it shines better when everything has darken.” ''
  • ''“Once we dreamt that we were strangers. We wake up to find that we were dear to each other.”''
  • ''“when you came you cried and everybody smiled with joy; when you go smile and let the world cry for you.” ''
  • ''“We cross infinity with every step;
    we meet eternity in every second.” ''
  • ''“Age considers; youth ventures.” ''
  • ''“The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.”''
  • ''“The roots below the earth claim no rewards for making the branches fruitful.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
  • ''“God waits to win back his own flowers as gifts from mans hands. ”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
  • ''“Beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore

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

Leave all thy burdens on his hands who can bear all,
and never look behind in regret.

Thy desire at once puts out the light from the lamp it touches with its breath.
It is unholy---take not thy gifts through its unclean hands.
Accept only what is offered by sacred love.

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