Best Quotes of All Time: Rabindranath Tagore

Best Quotes of All Time: Rabindranath Tagore

Men are cruel, but Man is kind.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

By plucking her petals you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

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

Music fills the infinite between two souls.

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

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

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. when you came you cried and everybody smiled with joy; when you go smile and let the world cry for you.

In Art, man reveals himself and not his objects.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

The singer alone does not make a song, there has to be someone who hears.

Let me not look for allies in life’s battlefield,But to my own strength. Let me not crave in anxious fear to be saved,But for the patience to win my freedom.

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.

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

The fish in the water is silent, the animals on the earth is noisy, the bird in the air is singing. But man has in him the silence of the sea, the noise of the earth and the music of the air.

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.

Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.