Tagore (c. 1925)
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7 May 1861
|Died||7 August 1941
|Literary movement||Contextual Modernism|
|Notable works||Gitanjali, Gora, Ghare-Baire, Jana Gana Mana, Rabindra Sangeet, Amar Shonar Bangla (other works)|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Literature
|Spouse||Mrinalini Devi (m. 1883â€“1902)|
|Children||5 (two of whom died in childhood)|
Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol.
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.
What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real.
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest.
Beauty is truth's smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
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.
Everything comes to us that belongs to us if we create the capacity to receive it.
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.
The highest education is that which does not merely give us information but makes our life in harmony with all existence.
Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.
Love is the only reality and it is not a mere sentiment. It is the ultimate truth that lies at the heart of creation.
Gray hairs are signs of wisdom if you hold your tongue, speak and they are but hairs, as in the young.
Every difficulty slurred over will be a ghost to disturb your repose later on.