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Quotes By Rabindranath Tagore

Famous Quotes & Quotations By Rabindranath Tagore:

A mind all logic is like a knife all blade.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Logic.

By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Beauty, Flowers.

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Attitude.

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Children, God.

Faith is the bird that sings when the dawn is still dark.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Animals, Faith.

If you shut your door to all errors truth will be shut out.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes, Stray Birds, 1916 - Category: Mistakes.

Men are cruel, but Man is kind.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Human Nature.

Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Love.

The pious sectarian is proud because he is confident of his right of possession in God. The man of devotion is meek because he is conscious of God’s right of love over his life and soul. The object of our possession becomes smaller than ourselves, and without acknowledging it in so many words the bigoted sectarian has an implicit belief that God can be kept secured for certain individuals in a cage which is of their own make. In a similar manner the primitive races of men believe that their ceremonials have a magic influence upon their deities. Sectarianism is a perverse form of worldliness in the disguise of religion; it breeds a narrowness of heart in a greater measure than the cult of the world based upon material interest can ever do. For undisguised pursuit of self has its safety in openness, like filth exposed to the sun and air. But the self-magnification with its consequent lessening of God that goes on unchecked under the cover of sectarianism loses its chance of salvation because it defiles the very source of purity.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Purity.

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.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Sea, Truth.

Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes, Fireflies, 1928 - Category: Trees.

We manage to swallow flesh only because we do not think of the cruel and sinful thing that we do. Cruelty... is a fundamental sin, and admits of no arguments or nice distinctions. If only we do not allow our heart to grow callous, it protests against cruelty, is always clearly heard; and yet we go on perpetrating cruelties easily, merrily, all of us - in fact, anyone who does not join in is dubbed a crank.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Vegitarians.

While God waits for His temple to be built of love, men bring stones.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: God, Love.

You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
~ Rabindranath Tagore Quotes - Category: Sea.

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