Rainer Maria Rilke Quotes.
The deepest experience of the creator is feminine, for it is experience of receiving and bearing.
Since I’ve learned to be silent, everything has come so much closer to me.
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.
The highest form of love is to be the protector of another person’s solitude.
No great art has ever been made without the artist having known danger.
Your solitude will expand and become a place where you can live in the twilight, where the noise of other people passes, far in the distance.
I am so glad you are here. It helps me realize how beautiful my world is.
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.
The only journey is the one within.
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.
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.
Perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave.
I want to be with those who know secret things or else alone.
There are so many things about which some old man ought to tell one while one is little; for when one is grown one would know them as a matter of course.
Who has not sat before his own heart’s curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart.
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.
When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise, and imposes a rhythm upon everthing in me that is bewildered and confused.