Latest Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

The fundamental desire of life is the desire to exist.

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

The newer people of this modern age are more eager to amass than to realize.

Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.

Not hammer-strokes, but dance of the water, sings the pebbles into perfection.

Men are cruel, but Man is kind.

Unless you have found God in your own soul, the whole world will seem meaningless to you.

When our universe is in harmony with man, the eternal, we know it as truth, we feel it as beauty.

The mountain remains unmoved at its seeming defeat by the mist.

The world has kissed my Soul with its pain, asking for its return in Songs.

Leave out my name from the gift if it be a burden, but keep my song.

Who are you, a hundred years from today, reading my poetry with curiosity?

We live in the world when we love it.

Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.

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

God finds himself by creating.

If you shed tears when you miss the sun, you also miss the stars.

A butterfly flitting from flower to flower ever remains mine, I lose the one that is netted by me.

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

It is in the very heart of our activity that we search for our goal.

The greed for fruit misses the flower.

My eyes have seen much, but they are not weary. My ears have heard much, but they thirst for more.

Memory, the priestess, kills the present and offers its heart to the shrine of the dead past.

The past is always with us, for nothing that once was time can ever depart.

The flower fades and dies; but he who wears the flower has not to mourn for it for ever.

Let not the hours pass by in the dark. Kindle the lamp of love with thy life.

When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing.

Praise shames me, for I secretly beg for it.

The heart wants to go on; that is its dharma. For unless it moves, it dies.

The sparrow is sorry for the peacock at the burden of its tail.

We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.

Facts are many, but the truth is one.

These paper boats of mine are meant to dance on the ripples of hours, and not reach any destination.

If you shut your door to all errors truth will be shut out.

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

To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth.

Love is when the soul starts to sing and the flowers of your life bloom on their own.

Our responsibility is no longer to acquire, but to BE.

YOU are the big drop of dew under the lotus leaf, I am the smaller one on its upper side,' said the dewdrop to the lake.

The bird thinks it a favor to give the fish a lift in the air

Once we dreamt that we were strangers. We wake up to find that we were dear to each other.

The real frienship is like fluorescence, it shines better when everything has darken.

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

The biggest changes in a women's nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition

He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.

In death the many become one; in life the one become many.

Perhaps the crescent moon smiles in doubt at being told that it is a fragment awaiting perfection.

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

Inspiration follows aspiration.

Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.

I never give answers. I lead on from one question to another. That is my leadership.

Let me light my lamp", says the star, "And never debate if it will help to remove the darkness

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.

Let this be my last word, that I trust in thy love.

The stars are not afraid to appear like fireflies.

Man is worse than an animal when he is an animal.

Those who own much have much to fear.

The best kind of wealth is to give up inordinate desires.

Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.

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Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young. - Rabindranath Tagore download
If you shed tears when you miss the sun, you also miss the stars. - Rabindranath Tagore download
The newer people of this modern age are more eager to amass than to realize. - Rabindranath Tagore download
The greed for fruit misses the flower. - Rabindranath Tagore download
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars. - Rabindranath Tagore download
The world has kissed my Soul with its pain, asking for its return in Songs. - Rabindranath Tagore download
Men are cruel, but Man is kind. - Rabindranath Tagore download
YOU are the big drop of dew under the lotus leaf, I am the smaller one on its upper side,' said the dewdrop to the lake. - Rabindranath Tagore download
The problem is not how to wipe out all differences, but how to unite with all differences intact. - Rabindranath Tagore download
While God waits for His temple to be built of love, men bring stones. - Rabindranath Tagore download
Beauty is simply reality seen with the eyes of love - Rabindranath Tagore download
My eyes have seen much, but they are not weary. My ears have heard much, but they thirst for more. - Rabindranath Tagore download
Wrong is wrong only when you are at liberty to choose. - Rabindranath Tagore download
The roots below the earth claim no rewards for making the branches fruitful. - Rabindranath Tagore download
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. - Rabindranath Tagore download
Love is when the soul starts to sing and the flowers of your life bloom on their own. - Rabindranath Tagore download
These paper boats of mine are meant to dance on the ripples of hours, and not reach any destination. - Rabindranath Tagore download
The greatest distance in this World is not that between living and death, it is when I am just before you, and you don't know that I Love You. - Rabindranath Tagore download
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. - Rabindranath Tagore download
The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous. - Rabindranath Tagore download

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