A quote from Rabindranath Tagore about life


“The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has at least started to understand the meaning of life.”

– Rabindranath Tagore, who in 1913 he became the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature.

Rabindranath Tagore, full-length portrait, circa 1916
Rabindranath Tagore, circa 1916


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Rabindranath Tagore, full-length portrait, seated, facing front. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/99403031/>.