Recalling 7 famous quotes written by the great poets of India on World Poetry Day

World Poetry Day is celebrated on 21 March, “to support linguistic diversity through poetic expression and increase the opportunity for endangered languages to be heard”.

Today celebrating the World Poetry Day, let’s take a look at seven quotes from seven famous poems written by the greatest poets of India.

Rabindra Nath Tagore 

“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.”

Kabir Das

“Love does not grow on trees or brought in the market, but if one wants to be “LOVED” one must first know how to give (unconditional)LOVE..”

Mirza Ghalib

“Rone se aur ishq mein bebaak ho gaye

Dhoye gaye ham itne ki bas pak ho gaye”


“Yesterday is but a dream,

Tomorrow is only a vision.

But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness, and every tomorrow a vision of hope.”

Harivansh Rai Bachchan

“Kabhi phulo ki tarah mat jina, jis din khiloge tutkar bikhar jaoge, jeena hai toh pattar ki tarah jio, ek din taraashe gaye to, bhagwan ban jaoge”


“Ik baar to yun hoga, thoda sa sukoon hoga

Na dil me kasak hogi, na sir me junoon hoga”

Javed Akhtar

“Yaad use bhi

ek adhoora afsana toh hoga

kal raastein mein

usne humko pehchana toh hoha”

Here’s wishing everyone a poetic WORLD POETRY DAY!!!

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