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

Endless Time

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; ...

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The Gardener Iv: Ah Me

Ah me, why did they build my
house by the road to the market
town?
They moor their laden boats near
my trees.
They come and go and wander at
their will.
I sit and watch them; my time
wears on.