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Rainer Maria Rilke
Rainer Maria Rilke

Considered by many to be one the greatest lyric poets of modern Germany, Rainier Maria Rilke became famous for his poetry and writings, including "Duineser Elegien" and "Die Sonette an Orpheous", what he considered to be his finest works. Influenced by his travels to Russia where he met Tolstoy, Rilke joined an artist's colony at Worpswede. There he worked on the second part of "The Book o…

Date of Birth: December 04, 1875
Date of Death: December 29, 1926


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Rainer Maria Rilke

"This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love; the more they give, the more they possess." Rainer Maria Rilke
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Rainer Maria Rilke

"Once the realization is accepted that even between the closest human beings infinite distances continue, a wonderful living side by side can grow, if they succeed in loving the distance between them which makes it possible for each to see the other whole against the sky." Rainer Maria Rilke
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"I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other" Rainer Maria Rilke
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"There are quantities of human faces, but there are many more faces, for each person has several." Rainer Maria Rilke
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"God...sat down for a moment when the dog was finished in order to watch it... and to know that it was good, that nothing was lacking, that it could not have been made better." Rainer Maria Rilke
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God   

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"Who has not sat before his own heart's curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart." Rainer Maria Rilke
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"We see the brightness of a new page where everything yet can happen." Rainer Maria Rilke
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Opportunity   

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"The future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us, long before it happens." Rainer Maria Rilke
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Future    German Poet   

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"Painting is something that takes place among the colors, and one has to leave them alone completely, so that they can settle the matter among themselves. Their intercourse: this is the whole of painting. Whoever meddles, arranges, injects his human deliberation, his wit, his advocacy, his intellectual agility in any way, is already disturbing and clouding their activity." Rainer Maria Rilke
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"When I saw others straining toward God, I did not understand it, for though I may have had him less than they did, there was no one blocking the way between him and me, and I could reach his heart easily. It is up to him, after all, to have us, our part consists of almost solely in letting him grasp us." Rainer Maria Rilke
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"Believe that with your feelings and your work you are taking part in the greatest; the more strongly you cultivate this belief, the more will reality and the world go forth from it." Rainer Maria Rilke
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Belief    German Poet   

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"Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions" Rainer Maria Rilke
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Heart   

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"I have never been aware before how many faces there are. There are quantities of human beings, but there are many more faces, for each person has several." Rainer Maria Rilke
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Rainer Maria Rilke

"There are no classes in life for beginners; right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult." Rainer Maria Rilke
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"More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed." Rainer Maria Rilke
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"At the bottom no one in life can help anyone else in life; this one experiences over and over in every conflict and every perplexity: that one is alone. That isn't as bad as it may first appear; and again it is the best thing in life that each should have everything in himself; his fate, his future, his whole expanse and world." Rainer Maria Rilke
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Self-reliance   

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"Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us." Rainer Maria Rilke
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Adversity   

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"Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave." Rainer Maria Rilke
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Rainer Maria Rilke

"Just as language has no longer anything in common with the thing it names, so the movements of most of the people who live in cities have lost their connection with the earth; they hang, as it were, in the air, hover in all directions, and find no place where they can settle." Rainer Maria Rilke
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"If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself, tell yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches" Rainer Maria Rilke
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"A good marriage is that in which each appoints the other guardian of his solitude" Rainer Maria Rilke
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