Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  • ''“Men can only think. Women have a way of understanding without thinking. Woman was created out of Gods own fancy. Man, He had to hammer into shape.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, The Home and the World
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  • ''“Let him only see the thorns who has eyes to see the rose.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
  • ''“Dreams can never be made captive.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, The Gardener
  • ''“Perhaps the new dawn will come from this horizon, from the East where the sun rises; and then, unvanquished Man will retrace his path of conquest, despite all barriers, to win back his lost heritage. ”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore
  • ''“to tyrannize for the country is to tyrannize over the country”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, The Home and the World
  • ''“The Taj Mahal rises above the banks of the river like a solitary tear suspended on the cheek of time.” ''
  • ''“Let me not look for allies in lifes battlefield,But to my own strength.
    Let me not crave in anxious fear to be saved,But for the patience to win my freedom.” ''
  • ''“I have lost my dewdrop", cries the flower to the morning sky that lost all its stars”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
  • ''“The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of its tail.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds
  • ''“The world loved man when he smiled. The world became afraid of him when he laughed.”
    ― Rabindranath Tagore, Stray Birds

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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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The Gardener Iv: Ah Me

Ah me, why did they build my
house by the road to the market
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.

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