Rabindranath Tagore is one of the best known Indian renaissance figures. A man of many talents, he was a writer, poet, philosopher, painter, educationsist, composer of songs and above all a patriotic visionary. Despite being educated in England he was firmly rooted to the Indian way of life. He was the first Indian to be conferred the Nobel prize which he got in 1913 for his work Gitanjali. The selected quotes included in this book reveal Tagore's wisdom, deep insight and sensitivity towards people and the world around him.