Quotes by Rainer Maria Rilke

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Surely all art is the result of one's having been in danger, of having gone through an experience all the way to the end, where no one can go any further.
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Find out the reason that commands you to write; see whether it has spread its roots into the very depth of your heart; confess to yourself you would have to die if you were forbidden to write.
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 chakras  writing  

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Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.
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And even if you were in some prison, the walls of which let none of the sounds of the world come to your senses - would you not then still have your childhood, that precious, kingly possession, that treasure-house of memories?
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If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame yourself that you are not poet enough to call forth its riches; for the creator, there is no poverty.
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There may be good, but there are no pleasant marriages.
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If my devils are to leave me, I am afraid my angels will take flight as well.
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Life - a sexually transmitted terminal condition.
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For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks, the ultimate, the last test and proof, the work for which all other work is but preparation.
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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.
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