36 Best Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

You Can'T Cross The Sea Merely By Standing And Staring At The Water

Rabindranath Tagore wan an Indian Bengali poet. He is also known by the name Rabīndranātha Thākura. He was a writer of a famous book “Gitanjali”

He was born on 7 May 1861 and died 7 August 1941. His birthday is celebrated in India anually.

Below are Rabindranath Tagore quotes from his famous works like Gitanjali, Gora, Ghare-Baire et cetera.

Famous Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

“Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.” » Rabindranath Tagore

“Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.” » Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

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

“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.” » Rabindranath Tagore

The Smile That Flickers On Baby'S Lips When He Sleeps » Rabindranath Tagore

“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.” » Rabindranath Tagore

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

“The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” » Rabindranath Tagore

“Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.” » Rabindranath Tagore

“A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.” » Rabindranath Tagore

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

“Love’s gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.” » Rabindranath Tagore

“It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.” » Rabindranath Tagore

“I am restless. I am athirst for faraway things. My soul goes out in a longing to touch the skirt of the dim distance. O Great Beyond, O the keen call of thy flute! I forget, I ever forget, that I have no wings to fly, that I am bound in this spot evermore.” » Rabindranath Tagore

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

“Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God’s dust is greater than your idol.” » Rabindranath Tagore

Let Your Life Lightly Dance On The Edges Of Time Like Dew On The Tip Of A Leaf. » Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

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

“Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.” » Rabindranath Tagore

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

“Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.” » Rabindranath Tagore

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

“Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.” » Rabindranath Tagore

“Do not say, “It is morning,” and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a new-born child that has no name.” » Rabindranath Tagore

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

“The burden of the self is lightened with I laugh at myself.” » Rabindranath Tagore

“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

“We gain freedom when we have paid the full price.” » Rabindranath Tagore

“Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. » Rabindranath Tagore

Faith Is The Bird That Feels The Light And Sings When The Dawn Is Still Dark. » Rabindranath Tagore birthday Quotes

“The smile that flickers on baby’s lips when he sleeps” » Rabindranath Tagore

“We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.” » Rabindranath Tagore

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

“Children are living beings – more living than grown-up people who have built shells of habit around themselves. Therefore it is absolutely necessary for their mental health and development that they should not have mere schools for their lessons, but a world whose guiding spirit is personal love.” » Rabindranath Tagore

“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

“What is Art? It is the response of man’s creative soul to the call of the Real.” » Rabindranath Tagore poetseers

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

“I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.” » Rabindranath Tagore