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Rainer Maria Rilke (1875 - 1926)
German lyric poet [more author details]
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Do not believe that he who seeks to comfort you lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. His life has much difficulty... Were it otherwise he would never have been able to find those words.
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Rainer Maria Rilke
Everything terrible is something that needs our love.
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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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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.
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I live not in dreams but in contemplation of a reality that is perhaps the future.
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Rainer Maria Rilke, Selected Letters of Rainer Maria Rilke

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