Rainer Maria Rilke Quotes
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No feeling is final.
Our own heart always exceeds us.
The machine threatens all achievement.
Wishes are the memories coming from our future!
There is only one journey. Going inside yourself.
Let life happen to you. Believe me: life is in the right, always.
Love consists in this, that two solitudes protect and touch and greet each other.
Perhaps everything terrible is, in its deepest being, something that needs our love.
The future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us, long before it happens.
This is the miracle that happens every time to those who really love: the more they give, the more they possess.
Live your questions now, and perhaps even without knowing it, you will live along some distant day into your answers.
Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night.
A billion stars go spinning through the night, blazing high above your head. But IN you is the presence that will be, when all the stars are dead.
What is required of us is that we love the difficult and learn to deal with it. In the difficult are the friendly forces, the hands that work on us.
I love even the smallest thing of all and I paint it on a golden background and make it visible in order that it moves someone even if I don't know whom.
If the angel deigns to come, it will be because you have convinced him, not by tears, but by your humble resolve to be always beginning: to be a beginner.
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.
And now let us believe in a long year that is given to us, new, untouched, full of things that have never been, full of work that has never been done, full of tasks, claims, and demands.
For one human being to love another human being: that is perhaps the most difficult task that has been given to us, the ultimate, the final problem and proof, the work for which all other work is merely preparation.
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.