Rabindranath Tagore Quotes

“Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come. ”
― Rabindranath Tagore
“The greed for fruit misses the flower.”
“Inspiration follows aspiration.”
“In Art, man reveals himself and not his objects.”
“He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.”
“Great calm, generous detachment, selfless love, 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.”
“for we women are not only the deities of the household fire, but the flame of the soul itself.”
― Rabindranath Tagore, The Home and the World
“Oh my only friend, my best beloved, the gates are open in my house—do not pass by like a dream.”
― Rabindranath Tagore, Gitanjali: Song Offerings
“Never be afraid of the moments--thus sings the voice of the everlasting.”
“Come oh come ye tea-thirsty restless ones -- the kettle boils, bubbles and sings, musically.”
― Rabindranath Tagore, Collected Poems and Plays of Rabindranath Tagore