Rabindranath Tagore

1861 - 1941

A Quote by Rabindranath Tagore on persistance

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

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)

Source: Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace . . . One School at a Time

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A Quote by Rabindranath Tagore on death and comfort

Death is turning out the lamp because the dawn has appeared.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)

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A Quote by Rabindranath Tagore on wisdom, discipline, and custom

Discipline divorced from wisdom is not true discipline, but merely the meaningless following of custom, which is only a disguise for stupidity.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)

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A Quote by Rabindranath Tagore on faith, light, hope, and future

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

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)

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A Quote by Rabindranath Tagore on love, unity, and duality

Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict. 

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)

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A Quote by Rabindranath Tagore on bees, honey, humming, flowers, butterfly, and gratitude

Bees sip honey from flowers and hum their thanks when they leave.
The gaudy butterfly is sure that the flowers owe thanks to him.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)

Source: Stray Birds

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A Quote by Rabindranath Tagore on language, sovereign, passport, border, and travellers

Languages are jealous sovereigns, and passports are rarely allowed for travellers to cross their strictly guarded borders.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)

Source: as quoted in "Rabindranath Tagore - The Myriad Minded Man" by Krishna Dutta and Andrew Robinson.

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A Quote by Rabindranath Tagore on healing

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Saltwater heals, healing referring to its various forms; tears, cleanses and heals the soul; sweat, cleanses through labor; the ocean, heals in all its forms.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)

Source: Rabindranath Tagore

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A Quote by Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)

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A Quote by Rabindranath Tagore on dangers, fearless, pain, and heart

Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it.

Rabindranath Tagore (1861 - 1941)

Source: My diary

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