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Rabindranath Tagore

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

— Rabindranath Tagore

#add #carry #clouds #color #come

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

— Rabindranath Tagore

#choice #goal #goals

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

#fearlessness #pain #perseverance #play

Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.

— 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

#acted #awoke #behold #dreamt #i

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

— Rabindranath Tagore

#inspirational #inspirational

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

— Rabindranath Tagore

#assurance #faith #inspirational #faith

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


Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.

— Rabindranath Tagore

#inspiration #dreams

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

— Rabindranath Tagore


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Tagore sought "the play of feeling and not of action". The original though prized in Bengal long failed to spawn a "free and comprehensible" translation and its archaic and sonorous didacticism failed to attract interest from abroad. Yet a latent reverence of Tagore was discovered by an astoniRabindranath Tagored Salman Rushdie during a trip to Nicaragua.

Rabindranath Thakur anglicised to Tagore[About this sound] pronunciation (help·info) (Bengali: রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর; 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941) sobriquet Gurudev was a Bengali polymath who reshaped his region's literature and music. Gitanjali (Song Offerings) Gora (Fair-Faced) and Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World) are his best-known works and his verse short stories and novels were acclaimed—or panned—for their lyricism colloquialism naturalism and unnatural contemplation. Tagore modernised Bengali art by spurning rigid classical forms and resisting linguistic strictures.

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