I want to be with those who know secret things
or else alone.
— Rainer Maria Rilke, from “I Am Much Too Alone in This World, Yet Not Alone,” … 15 more words
Letters to a Young Poet by German poet Rainer Maria Rilke has two main ideas: that you must be compelled to be an artist and that to do so you must dive deep into yourself by keeping the world at arm’s length. 524 more words
“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” -Milton Berle
Rainer Maria Rilke was an Austrian poet, who is well known for writing lyrical German poetry. Rilke has many published collections of poetry and his work is often said to be ‘mystical’.407 more words