The most poignant quotes
What the rich and famous and wise said
Thoughtful and attentive words to contenplate and learn from
Note: Throughout history the rich, famous and wise have said things that have been recorded in the form of quotes. It is the study of these quotes that give insight into life.
Rabindranath Tagore ( 1861 ~ 1941 )
A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
The burden of the self is lightened with I laugh at myself.
If you shut the door to all errors, truth will be shut out.
Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
Age considers; youth ventures.
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
I slept and dreamt that life was joy. I awoke and saw that life was service. I acted and behold, service was joy.
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.
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.
We gain freedom when we have paid the full price..
When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing.
We live in the world when we love it.
Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's dust is greater than your idol.
We come nearest to the great when we are great in humility.
What is Art? It is the response of man's creative soul to the call of the Real.
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