Rabindranath Tagore Quotes (138 quotes)




Rabindranath Tagore
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Variant translation: "For love is the ultimate meaning of everything around us. It is not a mere sentiment; it is truth; it is the joy that is at the root of all creation. " - Sadhana: The Realisation of Life (1913)
Rabindranath Tagore
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As quoted in: "Jesse Herman Holmes, 1864-1942: A Quaker's Affirmation for Man" (Friends United Press, 1951), p. 287. Maybe apocryphal - See also: izquotes.com/quote/238342
Rabindranath Tagore
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Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore (New Book Society of India, 1968), p. 296
Rabindranath Tagore
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Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi, Nehru, Tagore (New Book Society of India, 1968), p. 22
Rabindranath Tagore
Source/Notes:
The Oxford India Tagore: Selected Writings on Education and Nationalism (Oxford University Press, 2009), p. 90


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Born: May 7, 1861

Died: August 7, 1941 (aged 80)

Nationality: Indian

Occupation: Poet, playwright, essayist

Bio: Rabindranath Tagoreαβ,γ sobriquet Gurudev,δ was a Bengali polymath who reshaped his region's literature and music. Author of Gitanjali and its profoundly sensitive, fresh and beautiful verse, he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.

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