Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Man goes into the noisy crowd to drown his own clamor of silence.

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

As before, the genius of India has taken from her aggressors the most spiritually significant principle of their culture and fashioned of it a new message of hope for mankind. There is in Christianity the great doctrine that God became man in order to save humanity by taking the burden of its sin and suffering […]

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.

I do not love him because he is good, but because he is my little child.

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.

When I bring you colored toys, my child, I understand why there is such a play of colors on clouds, on water, and why flowers are painted in tints.

Bees sip honey from flowers and hum their thanks when they leave. The gaudy butterfly is sure that the flowers owe thanks to him.

The worm thinks it strange and foolish that man does not eat his books.

The bird thinks it a favor to give the fish a lift in the air.