Rainer maria rilke Quotes

β€œThe purpose of life is to b...

β€œThe purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 16
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β€œLet everything happen to you: bea...

β€œLet everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final.” --Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 05
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"A billion stars go spinning through the night, glitt...

"A billion stars go spinning through the night, glittering above your head, But in you is the presence that will be when all the stars are dead." - Rainer Maria Rilke.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 04
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"Just keep going –...

"Just keep going – no feeling is final." - Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 06
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"The highest form of love is to...

"The highest form of love is to be the protector of another person’s solitude." --Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 02
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"I hold this to be the highest task for a ...

"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
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 28
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Love consists of this: two sol...

Love consists of this: two solitudes that meet, protect, and greet each other. -Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 08
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"Death is our friend precisely because it brings us ...

"Death is our friend precisely because it brings us into absolute and passionate presence with all that is here, that is natural, that is love." Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 12
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β€œPerhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see ...

β€œPerhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.” - Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 07
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"The only journe...

"The only journey is the one within."Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 07
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If we imagine this being of the individual as a larger or smaller room, it is obvious that most ...

If we imagine this being of the individual as a larger or smaller room, it is obvious that most people come to know only one corner of their room, one spot near the window, one narrow strip on which they keep walking back and forth. In this way they have a certain security. -Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 11
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β€œPerhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, j...

β€œPerhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 25
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"If the Angel comes, it will be because you have...

"If the Angel comes, it will be because you have convinced her, not by tears, but by your humble resolve to always be a beginner." - Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 05
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"The purpose of life is to b...

"The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things." ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 05
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β€œThe purpose of life is to b...

β€œThe purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.” - Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 15
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"Is not impermanence the very fragrance of our days? Flare up like fla...

"Is not impermanence the very fragrance of our days? Flare up like flame and make big shadows I can move in. Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final." ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 16
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"And now we welcome the new ...

"And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been." - Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 06
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"For one human being to love another; that is perhaps the most dif...

"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." - Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 25
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"Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see ...

"Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love." -Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 11
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"If your daily life seems poor, do not blame it; blame y...

"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." Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 21
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And though Earthliness forget you, To t...

And though Earthliness forget you, To the stilled Earth say: I flow. To the rushing water speak: I am. --Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 15
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"Most events are inexpressible, ta...

"Most events are inexpressible, taking place in a realm which no word has ever entered." --Rainer Maria Rilke,
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 13
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"Love is like the measles. T...

"Love is like the measles. The older you get it, the worse the attack." Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 08
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β€œThe only journey ...

β€œThe only journey is the journey within.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 09
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"Between the hammers our hearts endure, just as...

"Between the hammers our hearts endure, just as the tongue does between the teeth and, despite that, still is able to praise." - Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 11
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"Be patient toward all ...

"Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart." --Rainer Maria Rilke
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 27
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