Rabindranath Tagore, who wrote the national anthem of India. Apart from this, he is a multi-talented person. But in particular, he is known as a poet.
Apart from this Tagore was also a Freedom Fighter. He also contributed very well to India’s fight for independence. They hated corruption.
He has also won the Nobel Prize in Literature. So let’s see some quotes from this amazing Indian Poet Rabindranath Tagore. And know some special things about his life too.
- About Rabindranath Tagore:
- Famous Rabindranath Tagore Quotes :
- Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Love :
- Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Education :
- Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Freedom :
- Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Nationalism :
- Rabindranath Tagore Life Quotes :
- Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Success :
- Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Friendship :
About Rabindranath Tagore:
Rabindranath Tagore was a poet, writer, composer, painter and philosopher. He was born on 7 May 1861 in Kolkata city, India. His real name is Rabindranath Thakur.
But if we look at the history of his family, his original surname is Kushari.
Tagore originally belonged to a village called Kush in a district called Burdwan in West Bengal. He was a Rarhi (Bengali) Brahmin.
Tagore’s father’s name was Debendranath Tagore and his mother’s name was Sarada Devi. But his mother died at a very young age.
Tagore did not like to study as a child. He mostly avoided classroom education. He loved to roam.
So his elder brother Hemendranath got him to do tracking, gymnastics, judo and wrestling exercises to make him physically strong.
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Along with this, he also studied drawing, anatomy, geography, history, literature, mathematics, Sanskrit and English. However, Tagore never took formal education.
Because they believed that:
Formal education does not explain things, but Formal education prevents curiosity.Rabindranath Tagore Quotes
Rabindranath Tagore started writing poems from the only age of 8. And at the age of sixteen, he published his first poem. In 1877, he graduated in short stories and plays.
He was a nationalist, humanist and universalist person. Therefore he condemned the British empire and demanded independence from Britain.
For the Renaissance of Bengal, he published paintings, sketches, doodles, hundreds of texts and two thousand songs. He modernized Bengali art.
He also wrote many novels, short stories, songs, travelogues, plays and essays. His Gitanjali (Song Offerings), Gora (Fair-Faced) and Ghare-Baire (The Home and the World) are his three most famous compositions.
Some sources show that he wrote more than 2,000 poems in his life.
His two compositions “Jana Gana Mana” and “Amar Shonar Bangla” have been made his national anthem by two nations (India and Bangladesh). And the national anthem of Sri Lanka is also inspired by his work.
From all this, we can say that Tagore’s mind was extraordinary. He was very creative. And it is very rare to have many talents in one person. Right!
What are some special things about Rabindranath Tagore?
At first Rabindranath Tagore was a multi-talented person. In addition, he was the first Asian and Non-European person to win the Nobel Prize in literature.
Which was the most famous work of Rabindranath Tagore?
Gitanjali is his most famous work. And another Poet W.B. Yeats rewrote it second time in the 20th century.
About Tagore’s Colour Blindness:
Rabindranath Tagore had Color Blindness. Still, he made many wonderful paintings. And for this reason his paintings had strange color combinations.
Rabindranath Tagore’s connection with Gandhiji:
Rabindranath Tagore has a special connection with Gandhiji. Because Tagore was the first person to identify Gandhiji as Mahatma.
Famous Rabindranath Tagore Quotes :
If you do not ask me any questions, then I will not tell you a lie. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The little flower lies in the dust. It sought the path of the butterfly. ― Rabindranath Tagore
When our mind becomes independent then we lose ourselves. So that we should always keep our mind attached to somewhere. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The stars are never afraid to appear like fire. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Day by day thou art making me worthy of the simple. ― Rabindranath Tagore
You do not see what you are because what you see is your shadow. ― Rabindranath Tagore
What is coming at you is actually coming from you. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Perfect gain is the best but that is impossible, then the next best gain is perfect losing. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The singer alone does not make a song, there has to be someone who hears. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Women have a way of understanding without thinking. Because the woman was created out of God’s own fancy.Rabindranath Tagore Quotes
The infant has his own enjoyment of life because a home is his whole world for him. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Read books when you are free and when there are no books, read the minds of people… but keep reading… ― Rabindranath Tagore
Trees are the endless effort of the earth to talk to heaven. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Every child brings a message to this world that God is not yet discouraged by humans. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The great wisdom is like seawater: dark, mysterious, impenetrable.Rabindranath Tagore Quotes
The great truth has great silence. ― Rabindranath Tagore
People in today’s modern age are more eager to do wonders than to realize. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The way truth and lies are mixed in life, in the same way, we add our decorations to what God makes. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Understand the voice of stars and the silence of trees. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Reality represses the flow of feeling like a rock; imagination cuts out a path for itself. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The butterfly not counts months but moments and has time enough. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The music fills the infinite empty space between two souls. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Death does not extinguish the light; It is only keeping the lamp out because the dawn has come. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The mind is the main element of creation. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Love :
The gift of love cannot be given to anyone because it waits to be accepted. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Happiness is like stars. Because stars do not cover all darkness; There are gaps between. In the same way, we make mistakes in life and we think wrong, and yet there are such gaps that the truth shines. ― Rabindranath Tagore
He alone may chastise who loves. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Grief is always strong and nurturing. So we should awaken the sad love within us. ― Rabindranath Tagore
At the touch of your hands, my little heart loses its limits in happiness and becomes completely neutralized. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The biggest change in a woman’s nature comes when she is in love. ― Rabindranath Tagore
I am waiting for love only so that I can give myself into my hands. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Love is an endless mystery, because there is no proper reason to love and no one can explain it.Rabindranath Tagore Quotes
Those who love me do not know that their love brings you to my heart. ― Rabindranath Tagore
When someone loves us, we feel that we live in the world. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Education :
True education is that which does not merely give us information but helps in harmonizing our lives with all existence. ― Rabindranath Tagore
He who has the knowledge has the responsibility to bring his knowledge to those people who need it. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Freedom :
Freedom does not mean giving up everything. Because emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree. ― Rabindranath Tagore
True modernism is freedom of mind, not the slavery of taste. It is the independence of thought and action. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Essentially man is not a slave to himself or the world. Our freedom and fulfillment are in love. So we just need to be a lover. Because love is another name for perfect understanding. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Nationalism :
I am willing to serve my country, but my worship I reserve for right. Which is far greater than my country. ― Rabindranath Tagore
If we want peace in the world then we should never let patriotism prevail over humanity. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Nationalism is a cruel epidemic of evil that is widespread in the human of the present era. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Those who live only according to the rules of the society do not advance the society, they only carry it along. ― Rabindranath Tagore
To tyrannize for the country is equivalent to tyrannize over the country. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore Life Quotes :
Facts are many, but the truth is one. ― Rabindranath Tagore
If you cry because the sun has gone out of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars. ― Rabindranath Tagore
We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Our pride is one that does not require expensive fodder. We don’t know when he arrives. ― Rabindranath Tagore
If you close your door for all errors then you are also closing the door for truth. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The Stronger is the imagination the less imaginary it is.Rabindranath Tagore Quotes
Inspiration always follows aspiration. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Humans go into the noisy crowd to drown their own clamor of silence. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The journey of our lives is endless and our goal is also everywhere. We are in a palace which has no end, but which we have reached. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Let your life lightly and dance on the edges of time, like dew on the tip of a leaf. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Success :
The winds of grace are always blowing, but it is you that must raise your sails. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Do not be ashamed to stand in front of the proud and powerful with your simplicity. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Don’t get success at the mercy of anyone. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore Quotes on Friendship :
Depth of friendship does not depend on the length of acquaintance. ― Rabindranath Tagore
The real friendship is like fluorescence, it shines better when everything has darkened. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Compliments win Friends, honesty loses them. ― Rabindranath Tagore
Roses are a special kind of flower, just like that friend is a special kind of person. ― Rabindranath Tagore
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