Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  • ''“Let me light my lamp", says the star, "And never debate if it will help to remove the darkness” ''
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  • ''“Alas, why are my nights all thus lost? Ah, why do I ever miss his
    sight whose breath touches my sleep?”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali: Song Offerings
  • ''“These paper boats of mine are meant to dance on the ripples of hours, and not reach any destination.” ''
  • ''“Some day I shall sing to thee in the sunrise of some other world, I have seen thee before in the light of the earth, in the love of man.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
  • ''“The echo mocks her origin to prove she is the original.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
  • ''“Today I feel that I shall win through. I have come to the gateway of the simple; I am now content to see things as they are. I have gained freedom myself; I shall allow freedom to others. In my work will be my salvation.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, The Home and the World
  • ''“that which is eternal within the moment only becomes shallow if spread out in time.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, The Home and the World
  • ''“Ah, thou hast made my heart captive in the endless meshes of thy music, my master!”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali: Song Offerings
  • ''“The singer alone does not make a song,
    there has to be someone who hears.
    -Broken Song” ''
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Selected Poems
  • ''“If you shut your door to all errors truth will be shut out.” ''

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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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Little Of Me

Let only that little be left of me
whereby I may name thee my all.

Let only that little be left of my will
whereby I may feel thee on every side,
and come to thee in everything,
and offer to thee my love every moment.

Let only that little be left of me

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