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Brief author info: Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) Indian writer and philosopher. One of India's most influential thinkers; composer and painter. Born in Calcutta, son of a wealthy family; published first book of poetry at age seventeen; studied law in England; returned to India, where he managed family estates, and began collecting Hindu legends and stories. Founded communal school with mission of blending Eastern and Western thought (1901). Major works include The Crescent Moon, a book of poems about childhood; a play Chitra\ Binodini, one of first modern novels of India; and The Religion of Man. Received Nobel Prize for literature (1913); knighted by the British in 1915, but resigned his knighthood shortly thereafter in protest of British policy in India.
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When old words die out on the tongue, new melodies break forth from the heart; and where the old tracks are lost, new country is revealed with its wonders.
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
Life is given to us, we earn it by giving it.
The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
Love's gift cannot be given, it waits to be accepted.
The past is always with us, for nothing that once was time can ever depart.
Beauty is truth s smile when she beholds her own face in a perfect mirror.
Emancipation from the bondage of the soil is no freedom for the tree.
He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good.
Life, like a child, laughs, shaking its rattle of death as it runs.
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