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Rainer Maria Rilke

Born December 4, 1875  |   Died December 29, 1926
Bohemian-Austrian Poet

Famous Quotes

“I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.”

“All the soaring's of my mind begin in my blood."

“Let life happen to you. Believe me: life is in the right, always.”

“Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.”

“Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers.”

“I hold this to be the highest task for a bond between two people: that each protects the solitude of the other.”

“The only journey is the one within.”

“If it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.”

“We need, in love, to practice only this: letting each other go. For holding on comes easily; we do not need to learn it.”