Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

Bigotry tries to keep truth safe in its hand with a grip that kills it.

I cannot choose the best. The best chooses me.

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.

Gross utility kills beauty. We now have all over the world huge production of things, huge organizations, huge administrations of empire – all obstructing the path of life. Civilization is waiting for a great consummation, for an expression of its soul in beauty. This must be your contribution to the world.

In Art, man reveals himself and not his objects.

Man is worse than an animal when he is an animal.

If no one responds to your call, Walk alone, Walk alone.

The newer people, of this modern age, are more eager to amass than to realize.

You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water. Don’t let yourself indulge in vain wishes.