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

— Rabindranath Tagore

The most captivate Rabindranath Tagore quotes that will be huge advantage for your personal development

I slept and dreamt that life was joy.

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


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


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

Rabindranath Tagore quote You can't cross the sea merely by standi

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


Clouds come floating into my life from other days no longer to shed rain or usher storm but to give colour to my sunset sky.


Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free.


The most important lesson that man can learn from life, is not that there is pain in this world, but that it is possible for him to transmute it into joy.

Rabindranath Tagore quote If you cry because the sun has gone out

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


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


The problem is not how to wipe out all differences, but how to unite with all differences intact.


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

Rabindranath Tagore quote Don't limit a child to your own learning

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


The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life.


Dark clouds become heaven's flowers when kissed by light.


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


About Rabindranath Tagore

Quotes 425 sayings
Nationality Indian
Profession Poet
Birthday October 16

I've travelled all around the world to see the rivers and the mountains, and I've spent a lot of money. I have gone to great lengths, I have seen everything, but I forgot to see just outside my house a dewdrop on a little blade of grass, a dewdrop which reflects in its convexity the whole universe around you.


A teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself.

A lamp can never light another lamp unless it continues to burn its own flame. The teacher who has come to the end of his subject, who has no living traffic with his knowledge but merely repeats his lesson to his students, can only load their minds, he cannot quicken them.


... let us unite, not in spite of our differences, but through them. For differences can never be wiped away, and life would be so much the poorer without them. Let all human races keep their own personalities, and yet come together, not in a uniformity that is dead, but in a unity that is living.


It dances today, my heart, like a peacock it dances, it dances.

It sports a mosaic of passions like a peacock’s tail, It soars to the sky with delight, it quests, Oh wildly, it dances today, my heart, like a peacock it dances.


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


Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.


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


The earth paints a portrait of the sun at dawn with sunflowers in bloom.

Unhappy with the portrait, she erases it and paints it again and again.


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


There is a moral law in this world which has its application both to individuals and organized bodies of men. You cannot go on violating these laws in the name of your nation, yet enjoy their advantage as individuals. We may forget truth for our conv


Let the splendor of diamond, pearl and ruby vanish? Only let this one teardrop, this Taj Mahal, glisten spotlessly bright on the cheek of time, forever and ever.


The Taj Mahal rises above the banks of the river like a solitary tear suspended on the cheek of time.


Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment.

It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.


Melody and harmony are like lines and colors in pictures.

A simple linear picture may be completely beautiful; the introduction of color may make it vague and insignificant. Yet color may, by combination with lines, create great pictures, so long as it does not smother and destroy their value.


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.


Those who own much have much to fear.


Most people believe the mind to be a mirror, more or less accurately reflecting the world outside them, not realizing on the contrary that the mind is itself the principal element of creation.


Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict.


The smile that flickers on a baby’s lips when he sleeps- does anyone know where it was born? Yes, there is a rumor that a young pale beam of a crescent moon touched the edge of a vanishing autumn cloud, and there the smile was first born in the dream of a dew-washed morning.


Religion is not a fractional thing that can be doled out in fixed weekly or daily measures as one among various subjects in the school syllabus. It is the truth of our complete being, the consciousness of our personal relationship with the infinite.


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.


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


Music fills the infinite between two souls. This has been muffled by the mist of our daily habits.


The higher nature in man always seeks for something which transcends itself and yet is its deepest truth; which claims all its sacrifice, yet makes this sacrifice its own recompense. This is man's dharma, man's religion, and man's self is the vessel.


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


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


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


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


You can't cross a sea by merely staring into the water.


Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.


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


We cross infinity with every step; we meet eternity in every second.


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


Set the bird's wings with gold and it will never again soar in thesky.


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.


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.


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