Rabindranath Tagore - Quotes

Rabindranath Tagore FRAS was a Bengali polymath – poet, writer, playwright, composer, philosopher, social reformer and painter. He reshaped Bengali literature and music as well as Indian art with Contextual Modernism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
Facts are many, but the truth is one.
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.
What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real.
Do not say, 'It is morning,' and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.
Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
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