The Quotidian, June 21, 2011 ~ “The small truth has words that are clear…”

“The small truth has words that are clear; the great truth has great silence.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore (May 7, 1861 to August 7, 1941)

Bengali poet, novelist and artist. He was the first non-European to be awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature (1913).

Today’s installment in my “Did You Know?” feature:

Did you know that Rabindranath Tagore penned TWO national anthems? He penned the national anthems of India and Bangladesh.

[Sources: quote tweeted by #docmarion on Twitter June 19, 2011. Dates and biographical information from Wikipedia, accessed June 19, 2011.]

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About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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