Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Last updated: July 15th, 2020

β€œYou can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don’t let yourself indulge in vain wishes.”

β€œClouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm but to add color to my sunset sky.”

β€œIf you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.”

β€œWhere the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free.”

Rabindranath Tagore quotes on love

β€œIt is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.”

β€œGray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.”

β€œNirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because the day comes.”

β€œTrees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.”

Rabindranath Tagore quotes on nature

β€œThe butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”

β€œAge considers; youth ventures.”

β€œFaith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.”

β€œThe one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life.”

Rabindranath Tagore quotes on life

β€œThe one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life.”

β€œThe highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.”

β€œEvery child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.”

β€œFaith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.”

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes about education

β€œClouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”

β€œThe newer people, of this modern age, are more eager to amass than to realize.”

β€œYou can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”

β€œI slept and dreamt that life was a joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was a joy.”

Rabindranath Tagore quotes on nationalism

β€œIt is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.”

β€œFaith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.”

β€œLove’s gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.”

β€œThe highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.”

Rabindranath Tagore quotes about death

β€œAsks the Possible of the Impossible, “Where is your dwelling-place?”

β€œIn the dreams of the Impotent,” comes the answer.”

β€œIn love, all the contradictions of existence merge themselves and are lost. Only in love are unity and duality not at variance. Love must be one and two at the same time. Only love is motion and rest in one. Our heart ever changes its place till it fins”

β€œTruth cannot afford to be tolerant where it faces positive evil.”

Rabindranath Tagore quotes about music

β€œThe potentiality of perfection outweighs actual contradictions… Existence in itself is here to prove that it cannot be evil.”

β€œMan’s cry is to reach his fullest expression.”

β€œThe butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”

β€œI seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.”

Rabindranath Tagore quotes about teacher

β€œReach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream, precedes the goal.”

β€œThe small wisdom is like water in a glass: clear, transparent, pure. The great wisdom is like the water in the sea: dark, mysterious, impenetrable.”

β€œDon’t limit a child to your own learning, for she was born in another time.”

β€œDeath is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.”

Rabindranath Tagore quotes about art

β€œBy plucking her petals you do not gather the beauty of the flower.”

β€œReach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream, precedes the goal.”

β€œThe truth comes as conqueror only because we have lost the art of receiving it as a guest.”

β€œI slept and dreamt that life was a joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was a joy.”

rabindranath tagore quotes on success

β€œA lamp can only light another lamp when it continues to burn in its own flame.”

β€œFaith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.”

β€œI am still far from being what I want to be, but with God’s help I shall succeed.”

β€œI am able to love my God because He gives me the freedom to deny Him.”


Related post you may like

Jim Carrey Quotes

Lucille Ball Quotes

Benjamin Franklin Quotes

Justice Antonin Scalia

Leave a Comment