"René Karl Wilhelm Johann Josef Maria Rilke" — better known as "Rainer Maria Rilke" — was a Bohemian-Austria-Hungary/Austrian poet and novelist, "widely recognized as one of the most lyrically intense German language/German-language poets", writing in both verse and highly lyrical prose. Several critics have described Rilke's work as inherently "mystical". His writings include one novel, several collections of poetry, and several volumes of correspondence in which he invokes haunting images that focus on the difficulty of communion with the ineffable in an age of disbelief, solitude, and profound anxiety. These deeply existential themes tend to position him as a transitional figure between the traditional and the Modernism/modernist writers.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous poets! More Rainer Maria Rilke on Wikipedia.
Do not assume that she who seeks to comfort you now, lives untroubled among the simple and quiet words that sometimes do you good. Her life may also have much sadness and difficulty, that remains far beyond yours. Were it otherwise, she would never have been able to find these words.Rainer Maria Rilke