Rabindranath Tagore Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Rabindranath Tagore quotes, Rabindranath Tagore sayings, and Rabindranath Tagore proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The bird thinks it a favor to give the fish a lift in the air. Rabindranath Tagore
Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it. 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
Perhaps the new dawn will come from this horizon, from the East where the sun rises; and then, unvanquished Man will retrace his path of conquest, despite all barriers, to win back his lost heritage. Rabindranath Tagore
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. Rabindranath Tagore
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. Rabindranath Tagore
The force of arms only reveals man s weakness. Rabindranath Tagore
Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree. 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
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come. Rabindranath Tagore
Life is given to us / we earn it by giving it. 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
And this was the cause of my suffering when I was sent to school. For all of a sudden I found my world vanishing around me, giving place to wooden benches and straight walls staring at me with the blank stare of the blind. But the legend is that eating of the fruit of knowledge is not consonant with dwelling in paradise. Therefore men's children have to be banished from their paradise into a realm of death dominated by the decency of a tailoring department. So my mind had to accept the tight-fitting encasement of the school which, being like the shoes of a mandarin woman, pinched and bruised my nature on all sides and at every movement. Rabindranath Tagore
I slept and dream that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy. Rabindranath Tagore
Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Rabindranath Tagore
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough. Rabindranath Tagore
Let life be beautiful like summer flowers and death like autumn leaves. Rabindranath Tagore
A lamp can only light another lamp when it continues to burn in its own flame. Rabindranath Tagore
Burnt a smoky lantern covered with soot, the porch smelt of the smouldering wick. Rabindranath Tagore
The birds looked upon me as nothing but a man, quite a trifling creature without wings and they would have nothing to do with me. Were it not so I would build a small cabin for myself among their crowd of nests and pass my days counting the sea waves. Rabindranath Tagore
We should be shining lamps, giving light to all around us. Rabindranath Tagore
Palm-tree: single-legged giant, topping other trees, peering at the firmament - It longs to pierce the black cloud-ceiling and fly away, away, if only it had wings. Rabindranath Tagore
An evening she had watched the moon made dizzy by the shaking of bamboo leaves, and on many a rainy day the smell of the wet earth. Rabindranath Tagore
Here is the same sky," she said, "only free from the fencing hills,-- Rabindranath Tagore
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of time like dew on the tip of a leaf. Rabindranath Tagore
Dark clouds become heaven's flowers when kissed by light. Rabindranath Tagore
Age considers. Youth ventures. Rabindranath Tagore
I love you every minute of my life; you`re my love and my life. Not all people are lucky to find the sense of their life. I am happy, cause I had found it when I met you – the love of my life. Rabindranath Tagore
You say it is only twelve o'clock. Suppose it isn't any later; can't you ever think it is afternoon when it is only twelve o'clock? Rabindranath Tagore
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. Rabindranath Tagore