Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941) was born in Bengal, the youngest son of a religious reformer and scholar. He wrote successfully in all literary genres and was the author of the national anthems of both India and Bangladesh.

He participated in the Indian nationalist movement and was a devoted friend of Mahatma Gandhi. Tagore was the first non-Westerner to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913, in 1915 he was knighted by the British government, but later resigned the honor as a protest against British policies.

Tagore has the rare distinction of writing in addition to fifty volumes of poetry, including Manasi [The Ideal One] (1890) and Gitanjali [Song Offerings] (1910), he wrote plays, novels, and essays. Tagore made extensive international tours, raising money for the experimental school he founded at Shantiniketan.

Here are few Inspirational Quotations by Rabindranath Tagore which will inspire you.

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  • Facts are many, but the truth is one. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility. – Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  • The fundamental desire of life is the desire to exist. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • The butterfly counts not months but moments and has time enough. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it. – Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  • Cloud come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • Love does not claim possession but gives freedom. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • Time is a wealth of change, but the clock in its parody makes it mere change and no wealth. – Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  • If you shut your door to all errors, the truth will be shut out. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • When we rejoice in our fullness, then we can part without fruits with joy. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • We gain freedom when we have paid the full price for our right to live. – Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  • You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don’t let yourself indulge in vain wishes. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • In the world’s audience hall, the simple blade of grass sits on the same carpet with the sunbeams, and the stars of the midnight. – Rabindranath Tagore

  • Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young. – Rabindranath Tagore

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