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Rabindranath Tagore quotes (47)

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
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Age considers; youth ventures.
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Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.
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Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.
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By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
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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.
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Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
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Depth of friendship does not depend on length of acquaintance.
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Do not say, 'It is morning,' and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.
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Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
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Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.
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Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
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Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.
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Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.
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Facts are many, but the truth is one.
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Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
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From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest.
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Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.
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He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.
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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.
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I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
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If you shut the door to all errors, truth will be shut out.
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In Art, man reveals himself and not his objects.
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Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.
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Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
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Life is given to us, we earn it by giving it.
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Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
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Love is an endless mystery, for it has nothing else to explain it.
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Love is not a mere impulse, it must contain truth, which is law.
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Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
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Music fills the infinite between two souls.
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Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.
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The burden of the self is lightened with I laugh at myself.
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The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
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The flower which is single need not envy the thorns that are numerous.
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The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
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The water in a vessel is sparkling; the water in the sea is dark. The small truth has words which are clear; the great truth has great silence.
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Those who own much have much to fear.
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To be outspoken is easy when you do not wait to speak the complete truth.
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Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
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Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
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We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
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We gain freedom when we have paid the full price.
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We live in the world when we love it.
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What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real.
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You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
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Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol.
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