Rainer Maria Rilke Quotes (99 quotes)




Rainer Maria Rilke
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As quoted in News of the Universe : Poems of Twofold Consciousness (1995) by Robert W. Bly, p. 125
Rainer Maria Rilke
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Sonnet 6 (as translated by Edward Snow) - In Celebration of Me (1909)
Rainer Maria Rilke
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Letter One (17 February 1903) - Imaginärer Lebenslauf (Imaginary Life Journey) (September 13, 1923)


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Rainer Maria Rilke
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Born: December 4, 1875

Died: December 29, 1926 (aged 51)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Poet, novelist

Bio: René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke, better known as Rainer Maria Rilke, was a Bohemian-Austrian poet. He is considered one of the most significant poets in the German language.

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