Facts about Rainer Maria Rilke

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Rainer Maria Rilke was a famous Poet from Germany, who lived between December 4, 1875 and December 29, 1926.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac sagittarius, who is known for Philosophical, Motion, Experimentation, Optimism. Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by Rainer, under the main topic Love.

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Famous quotes by Rainer Maria Rilke (33)


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"Truly to sing, that is a different breath"
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"This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess"
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"There may be good, but there are no pleasant marriages"
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"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"
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"No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger"
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"More belongs to marriage than four legs in a bed"
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"Love is like the measles. The older you get it, the worse the attack"
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"Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers"
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"Let life happen to you. Believe me: life is in the right, always"
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"It is good to be solitary, for solitude is difficult; that something is difficult must be a reason the more for us to do it"
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"It is a tremendous act of violence to begin anything. I am not able to begin. I simply skip what should be the beginning"
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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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"I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone"
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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"
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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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"He reproduced himself with so much humble objectivity, with the unquestioning, matter of fact interest of a dog who sees himself in a mirror and thinks: there's another dog"
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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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"Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night"
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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"
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"All the soarings of my mind begin in my blood"
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"All emotions are pure which gather you and lift you up; that emotion is impure which seizes only one side of your being and so distorts you"
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"A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship"
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"There are no classes in life for beginners; right away you are always asked to deal with what is most difficult"
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"The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things"
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"The only journey is the one within"
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"The future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us, long before it happens"
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"The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing"
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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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"Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems"
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"Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us"
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"Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave"
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"One had to take some action against fear when once it laid hold of one"
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"Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other"


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