Ravindranath Tagore on Joy and Duty

He quotes a short verse by the great Indian poet and philosopher Rabindranath Tagore — the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize, Einstein’s onetime conversation partner in contemplating science and spirituality, and a man who thought deeply about human nature:

I slept and dreamt
that life was joy.
I awoke and saw
that life was duty.
I worked — and behold,
duty was joy

https://www.brainpickings.org/2020/05/17/yes-to-life-in-spite-of-everything-viktor-frankl/