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Rabindranath Tagore Quotes On Education, Life and Love

Rabindranath Tagore

We have collected some wonderful quotes by Rabindranath Tagore that give us powerful and honest life messages to believe in.

Rabindranath Tagore aka the Bard of Bengal, was a revolutionary writer who reconstructed Bengali literature and music as Indian art of the 19th and 20th century.

In 1913, he won the Nobel Prize in Literature for his poetry collection named ‘Gitanjali’. Even after so many years his poetry, stories and novels are loved by the readers and several series were plotted on these stories.

Rabindranath Tagore majorly influenced our education system to empower India and its people. He was the founder of Shanti Niketan, an educational institution.

Let’s revive his legacy in our hearts with these outstanding quotes on happiness, religion, education, and dark reality.

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1. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.”

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2. “I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.”

 

3. “Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.”

 

4. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”

 

5. “Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.”

 

6. “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”

 

7. “Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.”

 

8. “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”

 

9. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.”

 

10. “Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.”

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11. “By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.”

 

12. “If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.”

 

13. “The biggest changes in a women’s nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition.”

 

14. “Let my thoughts come to you, when I am gone, like the afterglow of sunset at the margin of starry silence.”

 

15. “The real friendship is like fluorescence, it shines better when everything has darken.”

 

16. “Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.”

 

17. “Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.”

 

18. “Men are cruel, but Man is kind.”

 

19. “When you came, you cried and everybody smiled with joy; when you go smile and let the world cry for you.”

 

20. “The roots below the earth claim no rewards for making the branches fruitful.”

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21. “Age considers; youth ventures.”

 

22. “My day is done, and I am like a boat drawn on the beach, listening to the dance-music of the tide in the evening.”

 

23. “Stray birds of summer come to my window to sing and fly away. And yellow leaves of autumn, which have no songs, flutter and fall there with a sigh.”

 

24. “The greed for fruit misses the flower.”

 

25. “Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.”

 

 

26. “Love is an endless mystery, because there is no reasonable cause that could explain it.”

 

27. “You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long.”

 

28. “Music fills the infinite between two souls.”

 

29. “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.”

 

30. “Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.”

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31. “Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom. Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.”

 

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

 

33. “Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.”

 

34. “The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.”

 

35. “Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.”

 

36. “It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.”

 

37. “The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.”

 

38. “Beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love.”

 

39. “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.”

 

40. “The main object of teaching is not to give explanations, but to knock at the doors of the mind.”

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41. “The weak can be terrible because they try furiously to appear strong.”

 

42. “Love’s gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.”

 

43. “We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.”

 

44. “Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.”

 

45. “Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.”

 

46. “I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door – or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.”

 

47. “Want of love is a degree of callousness; for love is the perfection of consciousness. We do not love because we do not comprehend, or rather we do not comprehend because we do not love. For love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us. It is.”

 

48. “We gain freedom when we have paid the full price.”

 

49. “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.”

 

50. “Dreams can never be made captive.”

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