Rainer Maria Rilke Quote

The only sadnesses that are dangerous and unhealthy are the ones that we carry around in public in order to drown them out with the noise; like diseases that are treated superficially and foolishly, they just withdraw and after a short interval break out again all the more terribly; and gather inside us and are life, are life that is unlived, rejected, lost, life that we can die of.


Letters to a Young Poet (ed. 2001)

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The only sadnesses that are dangerous and unhealthy are the ones that we carry around in public in order to drown them out with the noise; like...

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The only sadnesses that are dangerous and unhealthy are the ones that we carry around in public in order to drown them out with the noise; like...

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The only sadnesses that are dangerous and unhealthy are the ones that we carry around in public in order to drown them out with the noise; like...

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The only sadnesses that are dangerous and unhealthy are the ones that we carry around in public in order to drown them out with the noise; like...