Self-discovery

Love

Stray Birds

Excerpts from the book by Rabindranath Tagore

Rabindranath Tagore

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Born in 1861, Rabindranath Tagore, the liberal religious Poet of India,
became Asia's first Nobel laureate when he won the 1913 Nobel Prize in Literature. 
Tagore exemplifies life-affirmation and world-affirmation in uniquely potent literature of love
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We live in this world when we love it. Rabindranath Tagore quotes   Stray Birds-  Rabindranath Tagore quotes at Inhale Love: He who wants to do good knocks at the gate; he who loves finds the gate open.

 

 

 

 

We live in this world when we love it... >>>

The best does not come alone. It comes with the company of the all.

If you shed tears when you miss the sun, you also miss the stars.

I cannot chose the best. The best chooses me.

What you are you do not see, what you see is your shadow.

They throw their shadows before them who carry their lantern on their back.

Man is a born child, his power is the power of growth.

O Beauty, find thyself in love, not in the flattery of thy mirror.

Life finds its wealth by the claims of the world, and its worth by the claims of love.

Life Is ...

Do not blame your food because you have no appetite.

He has made his weapons his gods. When his weapons win he is defeated himself.

God finds himself by creating.

Happiness

The stars are not afraid to appear like fireflies.

The mind sharp, but not broad, sticks at every point but does not move.

Live is given to us, we earn it by giving it.

He who wants to do good knocks at the gate; he who loves finds the gate open.

"How far are you from me, O Fruit?"   "I am hidden in your heart, O Flower."

Do not insult your friend by lending him merits from your own pocket.

I cast my own shadow upon my path, because I have a lamp that has not been lighted.

The bird thinks it is an act of kindness to give the fish a lift in the air.

If you shut your door to all errors truth will be shut out.

Silence will carry your voice like the nest that holds the sleeping birds.

The canal loves to think that rivers exist solely to supply it with water.

The sun greets me with a smile. The rain, his sad sister, talks to my heart.

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

By touching you may kill, by keeping away you may possess.

Men are cruel, but Man is kind.

Kicks only raise dust and not crops from the earth.

Let him only see the thorns who has eyes to see the rose.

Set the bird's wings with gold and it will never again soar in the sky.

The stream of truth flows through its channels of mistakes.

Lead me in the centre of thy silence to fill my heart with songs.

Put out the lamp when thou wishest. I shall know thy darkness and shall love it.

Let this be my last word, but I trust in thy love.