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Rabindranath Tagore Quotes in English

Who is Rabindranath Tagore?


Rabindranath Tagore; other name Robindronath Thakur, 7 May 1861 – 7 August 1941), and also known by his sobriquets Gurudev, Kabiguru, and Biswakabi was a polymath, poet, musician, and artist from the Indian subcontinent. He reshaped Bengali writing and music, just as Indian craftsmanship with Contextual Modernism in the late nineteenth and mid-twentieth hundreds of years. Creator of the "significantly touchy, new and excellent section" of Gitanjali, he moved toward becoming in 1913 the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature. Tagore's idyllic melodies were seen as profound and fluctuating; be that as it may, his "rich composition and supernatural verse" remain to a great extent obscure outside Bengal. He is at times alluded to as "the Bard of Bengal".


A Brahmo from Calcutta with hereditary nobility establishes in Jessore, Tagore composed verse as an eight-year-old. At sixteen years old, he discharged his first considerable ballads under the nom de plume ("Sun Lion"), which were taken advantage of by abstract specialists as missing works of art. By 1877 he graduated to his first short stories and dramatizations, distributed under his genuine name. As a humanist, universalist, internationalist, and vigorous enemy of a patriot, he decried the British Raj and pushed autonomy from Britain. As an example of the Bengal Renaissance, he propelled a huge standard that included works of art, portrays and doodles, several writings, and somewhere in the range of 2,000 melodies; his heritage additionally suffers in the organization he established, Visva-Bharati University.


Tagore modernized Bengali workmanship by spurning inflexible traditional structures and opposing phonetic strictures. His books, stories, melodies, move shows, and papers addressed points political and individual. Gitanjali (Song Offerings), Gora (Fair-Faced) and Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World) are his best-known works, and his stanza, short stories, and books were acclaimed—or panned—for their lyricism, saying naturalism, and unnatural examination. His organizations were picked by two countries as national songs of devotion: India's Jana Gana Mana and Bangladesh's Amar Shonar Bangla. The Sri Lankan national song of praise was motivated by his work.

Childhood and Early Life of Rabindranath Tagore-


Rabindranath Tagore was conceived on seventh May 1861 to Debendranath Tagore and Sarada Devi in the Jorasanko manor (the hereditary home of the Tagore family) in Calcutta. He was the most youthful child among thirteen kids. Despite the fact that the Tagore family had numerous individuals, he was for the most part raised by hirelings and house cleaners as he lost his mom while he was still youthful and with his dad being a broad explorer. At an exceptionally youthful age, Rabindranath Tagore was a piece of the Bengal renaissance, which his family took dynamic investment in. He was likewise a youngster wonder as he began writing down lyrics at 8 years old. He likewise began forming works of art at a youthful age and by the age of sixteen, he had begun distributing sonnets under the nom de plume. He likewise composed the short story, 'Bhikharini' in 1877 and the ballad accumulation, 'Sandhya Sangit' in 1882.

He drew motivation by perusing the old-style verse of Kalidasa and began thinking of old-style ballads of his own. A portion of his different impacts and motivations originated from his siblings and sisters. While Dwijendranath, his senior sibling, was a writer and thinker, Satyendranath, another sibling of his, was in an exceptionally decent position. His sister Swarnakumari was an outstanding writer. Tagore was generally self-taught and was prepared by his kin in the field of tumbling, hand to hand fighting, workmanship, life systems, writing, history, and science among different subjects. In 1873, he went with his dad and visited the nation for a long time. During this voyage, he amassed learning on a few subjects. His stay at Amritsar made ready for him to find out about Sikhism, an encounter which he would later on use to bind upwards of six ballads and numerous articles on the religion.

Rabindranath Education-

Rabindranath Tagore's customary instruction started in Brighton, East Sussex, England, at a government-funded school. He was sent to England in the year 1878 as his dad needed him to turn into a counsellor. He was later joined by a portion of his relatives like his nephew, niece, and sister-in-law so as to help him during his stay in England. Rabindranath had constantly detested formal training and along these lines demonstrated no enthusiasm for gaining from his school. He was later on selected at the University College in London, where he was approached to become familiar with the law. Yet, he by and by dropped out and took in a few works of Shakespeare all alone. Subsequent to learning the quintessence of English, Irish and Scottish writing and music, he came back to India and wedded Mrinalini Devi when she was only 10 years of age.

Father Name of Rabindranath Tagore: Debendranath Tagore (1817–1905)

Mother Name of Rabindranath Tagore: Sarada Devi (1830–1875)

Rabindranath Quotes-

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,
“Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. It is the same life that shoots in joy through the dust of the earth in numberless blades of grass and breaks into tumultuous waves of leaves and flowers.” ― 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,
“Men are cruel, but Man is kind. ” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Children are living beings - more living than grown-up people who have built shells of habit around themselves. Therefore it is absolutely necessary for their mental health and development that they should not have mere schools for their lessons, but a world whose guiding spirit is personal love.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“I slept and dreamt that life was a joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was a joy.” ― Tagore
“YOU are the big drop of dew under the lotus leaf, I am the smaller one on its upper side,' said the dewdrop to the lake.” ― Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Love-

“It is very simple to be happy, but it is very difficult to be simple.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“The stars are not afraid to appear like fireflies.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,
“The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“The roots below the earth claim no rewards for making the branches fruitful.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,
“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in you. Dream deep, for every dream, precedes the goal.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Age considers; youth ventures.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“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
“God waits to win back his own flowers as gifts from man's hands.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,
“Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“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
“Don't limit a child to your own learning, for she was born in another time.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“The traveller has to knock at every alien door to come to his own, and one has to wander through all the outer worlds to reach the innermost shrine at the end.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“I seem to have loved you in numberless forms, numberless times, in life after life, in age after age forever.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Perhaps the crescent moon smiles in doubt at being told that it is a fragment awaiting perfection.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes in Bengali-

“Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“The young student sits with his head bent over his books, and his mind straying in youth's dreamland; where prose is prowling on the desk and poetry hiding in the heart.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,
“Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Depth of friendship does not depend on the length of acquaintance” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“By plucking her petals you do not gather the beauty of the flower.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,
“Deliverance is not for me in renunciation. I feel the embrace of freedom in a thousand bonds of delight.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,
“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
“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
“You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“The greed for fruit misses the flower.” ― Tagore Rabindranath
“We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,
“I will sit in the pupil of your eyes and that will carry your sight into the heart of the things” ― Tagore
“Love is an endless mystery because there is no reasonable cause that could explain it.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Not hammer-strokes, but the dance of the water sings the pebbles into perfection.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Music fills the infinite between two souls” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“In Art, a man reveals himself and not his objects.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“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

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Education in English-

“Great calm, generous detachment, selfless love, the disinterested effort: these are what make for success in life. If you can find peace in yourself and can spread comfort around you, you will be happier than an empress.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“The biggest changes in a women's nature are brought by love; in man, by ambition” ― Tagore, Rabindranath
“Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because the day comes. ” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“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
“Inspiration follows aspiration.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“I have spent many days stringing and unstringing my instrument while the song I came to sing remains unsung.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Oh my only friend, my best beloved, the gates are open in my
“Let my thoughts come to you, when I am gone, like the afterglow of sunset at the margin of starry silence.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,
house—do not pass by like a dream.”― Rabindranath Tagore,

Rabindranath Tagore Quotes in Bengali with Image-

“We live in a world when we love it.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Let me light my lamp", says the star, "And never debate if it will help to remove the darkness” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“The smile that flickers on a baby’s lips when he sleeps- does anyone know where it was born? Yes, there is a rumour that a young pale beam of a crescent moon touched the edge of a vanishing autumn cloud, and there the smile was first born in the dream of a dew-washed morning.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“for we women are not only the deities of the household fire but the flame of the soul itself.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,
“Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.” ― Rabindranath Tagore
“Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically.” ― Rabindranath Tagore,

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