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Rainer Maria Rilke

  Therefore, dear Sir, love your solitude and try to sing out with the pain it causes you. For those who are near you are far away… and this shows that the space around you is beginning to grow vast…. be happy about your growth, in which of course you can’t take anyone with you,… Continue reading Rainer Maria Rilke

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Rabindranath Tagore

We shall know some day that death can never rob us of that which our soul has gained, for her gains are one with herself. — Rabindranath Tagore, “CCCXIII,” Stray Birds. (Cosimo Classics September 1, 2004) Originally published 1913.

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Friedrich Nietzsche

Lightning becomes my wisdom; with a diamond sword it slashes me through every darkness. — Friedrich Nietzsche, from “Through the Circle of Dionysian Dithyrambs,” The Peacock and the Buffalo: The Poetry of Nietzsche (Bloomsbury Academic; Bilingual edition (July 8, 2010) Originally published 1908. Translation by James Luchte and Eva Leadon.

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