Inspiration, Motivation

45 Inspirational Quotes by Rabindranath Tagore

Best Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet and polymath, who was also addressed as Gurudev. He was philosopher as well as an artist who wrote dramas and novels. He alos used to composed music and various songs. He was the first Asian won Noble Prize in Literature. His teachings and thoughts are motivation to students and people. Here are few inspiring quotes by Rabindranath Tagore.

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

  1. “The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  2. “Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  3. “Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  4. “The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  5. “You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  6. “By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  7. “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
  8. “If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  9. “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
  10. “Love’s gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  11. “Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  12. “Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  13. “It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  14. “Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  15. “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
  16. “The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  17. “I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  18. “Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  19. “We live in the world when we love it.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  20. “Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  21. “We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  22. “Don’t limit a child to your own learning, for she was born in another time.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  23. “We gain freedom when we have paid the full price…” – Rabindranath Tagore
  24. “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
  25. “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  26. “We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  27. “He who wants to do good knocks at the gate: he who loves finds the door open.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  28. “Facts are many, but the truth is one.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  29. “Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  30. “Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God’s dust is greater than your idol.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  31. “Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  32. “Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  33. “The burden of the self is lightened with I laugh at myself.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  34. “Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  35. “Music fills the infinite between two souls.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  36. “Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  37. “Those who own much have much to fear” – Rabindranath Tagore
  38. “Beauty is truth’s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  39. “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.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  40. “A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  41. “What is Art? It is the response of man’s creative soul to the call of the Real.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  42. “A dewdrop is a perfect integrity that has no filial memory of its parentage.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  43. “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.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  44. “Age considers; youth ventures.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  45. “No civilized society can thrive upon victims, whose humanity has been permanently mutilated.” – Rabindranath Tagore

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