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?”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali: Song Offerings
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  • ''“These paper boats of mine are meant to dance on the ripples of hours, and not reach any destination.” ''
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  • ''“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.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
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  • ''“The echo mocks her origin to prove she is the original.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
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  • ''“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.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, The Home and the World
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  • ''“that which is eternal within the moment only becomes shallow if spread out in time.”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, The Home and the World
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  • ''“Ah, thou hast made my heart captive in the endless meshes of thy music, my master!”
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    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali: Song Offerings
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  • ''“The singer alone does not make a song,
    there has to be someone who hears.
    -Broken Song” ''
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Selected Poems
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  • ''“If you shut your door to all errors truth will be shut out.” ''
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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.