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    Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: earth  listening  heaven 
     
    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
    tags: present  dark 
     
    Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: children  men  child  god 
     
    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
    tags: joy  service 
     
    The greatest distance in this World is not that between living and death, it is when I am just before you, and you don't know that I Love You.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: death  living  world 
     
    ... let us unite, not in spite of our differences, but through them. For differences can never be wiped away, and life would be so much the poorer without them. Let all human races keep their own personalities, and yet come together, not in a uniformity that is dead, but in a unity that is living.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    It is in the very heart of our activity that we search for our goal.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: heart  goal 
     
    Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: death 
     
    The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    I've travelled all around the world to see the rivers and the mountains, and I've spent a lot of money. I have gone to great lengths, I have seen everything, but I forgot to see just outside my house a dewdrop on a little blade of grass, a dewdrop which reflects in its convexity the whole universe around you.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: world  gone  universe  money 
     
    According to the true Indian view, our consciousness of the world, merely as the sum total of things that exist, and as governed by laws, is imperfect. But it is perfect when our consciousness realizes all things as spiritually one with it, and there
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: world  law  true 
     
    The most important lesson that man can learn from life, is not that there is pain in this world, but that it is possible for him to transmute it into joy.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: men  lessons  pain  joy  world  learn 
     
    Let me light my lamp", says the star, "And never debate if it will help to remove the darkness
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: darkness  star  help 
     
    The problem is not how to wipe out all differences, but how to unite with all differences intact.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: problem 
     
    If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: star  tears  seeing  gone 
     
    Patriotism cannot be our final spiritual shelter; my refuge is humanity. I will not buy glass for the price of diamonds, and I will never allow patriotism to triumph over humanity as long as I live.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    The false can never grow into truth by growing in power.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: truth  power 
     
    Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: friendship 
     
    While God waits for His temple to be built of love, men bring stones.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: men  god 
     
    There is a moral law in this world which has its application both to individuals and organized bodies of men. You cannot go on violating these laws in the name of your nation, yet enjoy their advantage as individuals. We may forget truth for our conv
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: truth  men  world  law  body  morals  advantage 
     
    A teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself. A lamp can never light another lamp unless it continues to burn its own flame. The teacher who has come to the end of his subject, who has no living traffic with his knowledge but merely repeats his lesson to his students, can only load their minds, he cannot quicken them....
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: lessons  living  mind  learning 
     
    It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high Where knowledge is free .....
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: fear  mind 
     
    Let life be beautiful like summer flowers and death like autumn leaves.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: lies  star  goal  dreams 
     
    Stray birds of summer come to my window to sing and fly away. And yellow leaves of autumn, which have no songs, flutter and fall there with a sigh.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: summer  song 
     
    Whether joy or sorrow, pain or pleasure; whatsoever may befall thee, accept it serenely with an unvanquished heart.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: pain  heart  joy  sorrow 
     
    A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: logic  mind 
     
    We cross infinity with every step; we meet eternity in every second.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: eternity 
     
    To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: truth 
     
    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
    tags: healing 
     
    Most people believe the mind to be a mirror, more or less accurately reflecting the world outside them, not realizing on the contrary that the mind is itself the principal element of creation.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: people  world  believe  creation  mind 
     
    All that is not given is lost.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: lost 
     
    Only those of tranquil minds, and none else, can attain abiding joy, by realizing within their souls the Being who manifests one essence in a multiplicity of forms.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: joy  soul  mind 
     
    Wrong is wrong only when you are at liberty to choose.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: wrong  liberty 
     
    My eyes have seen much, but they are not weary. My ears have heard much, but they thirst for more.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: eyes 
     
    He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: time 
     
    Love gives beauty to everything it touches.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: beauty 
     
    Those who own much have much to fear.
    — Rabindranath Tagore
    tags: fear 
     
    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
    tags: present  dark 
     
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    rabindranath tagore
    Birth    : May 7, 1861
    Death  : August 7, 1941
    Occupation  : Author