Rabindranath Tagore Quote

Rabindranath Tagore

"The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough." Rabindranath Tagore
As quoted in Civilization's quotations: life's ideal (2002) pg. 41 Tagore, a Bengali philosopher and Nobel laureate, used the butterfly as a symbol frequently. Other instances of butterfly usage by Tagore include, "The gaudy butterfly is sure that the flowers owe thanks to him," and "The little flower lies in the dust. It sought the path of the butterfly." Add Category or Author

Editor's Pick    Indian Poet    Life    Quote of the Day   

Add Topic

Authors Mentioned:

Photos Related to this Quote

Add this widget to your website!

You Might Like This Author

John Wooden
Birth: 1910-10-14 Death: 2010-06-10

"Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."

One of the most successful coaches in the history of college basketball, John Wooden was a star player at Purdue University where he was known as the "Indiana Rubber Man" for his dives on the court. As head coach of the UCLA Bruins, Wooden guided the team to four perfect seasons, 88 consecutive victories, 20 PAC 10 championships, 38 NCAA tourneys and 10 national championships, seven of them in a row. His approach to the game is used by other coaches at all levels of basketball. He believed in lengthy practices and drills to improve conditioning and execution. His "games of threes" was …

"The words you need by the people you admire."

Copyright © 2002-2013 Great Quotes.com