Rabindranath Tagore has undeniably been a standout amongst the greatest and most powerful authors of his times. His significant, delicate and delightful verses have been remarkable to the point that they have been incorporated into numerous educational programs. He reshaped Bengali literature and gave another definition to Indian art. The mystical verse that he composed was outside human ability to grasp, and just a few people could unravel the concealed importance behind his excellent and significant words.

Here are some of his best quotes to recollect him on his passing commemoration. These statements will undoubtedly change your life, philosophies and thoughts and that too in a decent way.


You can't  cross the sea  merely by standing and staring at  the water.


By plucking her  petals, you do not gather the beauty of  the flower.


Don't limit a child  to your own learning, for she was born in  another time.


Age considers;  youth ventures.


Love does not  claim possession,  but gives freedom.


We come nearest  to the great when we  are great in humility.


Music fills the  infinite between  two souls.


Facts are many,  but the truth  is one.


The butterfly counts  not months but  moments and has  time enough.


We read the world wrong and say that  it deceives us.


We cross infinity  with every step; we meet eternity in  every second.


Everything comes  to us that belongs to  us if we create the  capacity to receive it.


Let me not pray  to be sheltered from dangers, but to be  fearless in facing  them.


We live in the  world when we  love it.


Depth of friendship  does not depend  on length of  acquaintance.


A lamp can only  light another lamp  when it continues to burn in its own flame.


If you cry because  the sun has gone out  of your life, your tears will prevent you from seeing the stars.


The highest education  is that which does not merely give us  information but makes our life in harmony  with all existence.


I slept and dreamt  that life was a joy.  I awoke and saw that  life was service.  I acted and behold,  service was joy.


The most important lesson that man can  learn from life, is not  that there is pain in this world, but that it is  possible for him to  transmute it into joy.


The biggest changes  in a woman's nature  are brought by love;  in man, by ambition.


Discipline divorced  from wisdom is not  true discipline, but merely the meaningless following of custom, which is only a disguise for stupidity.


Love is an endless  mystery, because there  is no reasonable cause that could explain 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.


Life itself is a strange mixture. We have to  take it as it is, try to  understand it, and  then to better it.


Whether joy or  sorrow, pain or  pleasure; whatsoever  may befall thee, accept  it serenely with an  unvanquished heart.