Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  • ''“My day is done, and I am like a boat drawn on the beach, listening to the dance-music of the tide in the evening.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
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  • ''“Death belongs to life as birth does
    The walk is in the raising of the
    foot as in the laying of it down”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
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  • ''“The traveler has to knock at every alien door to come to his own, and one has to wander through all the outer worlds to reach the innermost shrine at the end.” ''
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  • ''“I will sit in the pupil of your eyes and that will carry your sight into the heart of the things”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore
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  • ''“Stray birds of summer come to my window to sing and fly away. And yellow leaves of autumn, which have no songs, flutter and fall there with a sigh.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore
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  • ''“Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict.” ''
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  • ''“Not hammer-strokes, but dance of the water, sings the pebbles into perfection.” ''
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  • ''“Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance”''
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  • ''“Deliverance is not for me in renunciation. I feel the embrace of freedom in a thousand bonds of delight.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali: Song Offerings
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  • ''“Perhaps the crescent moon smiles in doubt
    at being told that it is a fragment
    awaiting perfection.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Fireflies: A Collection of Proverbs, Aphorisms and Maxims
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Best Poem of Rabindranath Tagore

Baby's World

I wish I could take a quiet corner in the heart of my baby's very
own world.
I know it has stars that talk to him, and a sky that stoops
down to his face to amuse him with its silly clouds and rainbows.
Those who make believe to be dumb, and look as if they never
could move, come creeping to his window with their stories and with
trays crowded with bright toys.
I wish I could travel by the road that crosses baby's mind,
and out beyond all bounds;
Where messengers run errands for no cause between the kingdoms
of kings of no history;
Where ...

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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.