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.


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

Faith is a bird that feels dawn breaking and sings while it is still dark.     

Rabindranath Tagore

The burden of the self is lightened when I laugh at myself.     

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.     

Rabindranath Tagore

If religion, instead of being the manifestation of a spiritual ideal, gives prominence to scriptures and external rites, then does it disturb the peace more than anything else.     

Rabindranath Tagore

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.     

Rabindranath Tagore

The significance which is in unity is an eternal wonder.     

Rabindranath Tagore

We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.     

Rabindranath Tagore

Men are cruel, but Man is kind.     

Rabindranath Tagore

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.     

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don't let yourself indulge in vain wishes.     

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand     

Rabindranath Tagore

The bird thinks it a favor to give the fish a lift in the air.     

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.     

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

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.     

Rabindranath Tagore

And because I love this life I know I shall love death as well The child cries out when From the right breast the mother Takes it away, in the very next moment to find in the left one its consolation.     

Rabindranath Tagore

The mountain remains unmoved at seeming defeat by the mist.     

Rabindranath Tagore

I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.     

Rabindranath Tagore

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.     

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Rabindranath Tagore

We manage to swallow flesh, only because we do not think of the cruel and sinful thing we do.     

Rabindranath Tagore