• All feelings that concentrate you and lift you up are pure; only that feeling is impure which grasps just one side of your being and thus distorts you.
    ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Let everything happen to you, beauty and terror, just keep going, No feeling is final.
    ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
  • The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.
    The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things.
    ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 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.
    ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
  • Truly to sing, that is a different breath.
    ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
  • May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.
    ~ Rainer Maria Rilke
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