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Lou Andreas-Salomé, the World’s First Female Psychoanalyst, on Creativity and the Relationship Between the Mind and the Body, in Letters to Rilke
Lou Andreas-Salomé, the World’s First Female Psychoanalyst, on Creativity and the Relationship Between the Mind and the Body, in Letters to Rilke

“All art begins [as] a calling forth of life in its still concealed mysteriousness.”

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Rilke on the Rewards of Reading and What Books Do for Our Inner Lives
Rilke on the Rewards of Reading and What Books Do for Our Inner Lives

“Live a while in these books, learn from them what seems to you worth learning, but above all love them. This love will be repaid you a thousand and a thousand times.”

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Rilke on Our Fear of the Unexplainable
Rilke on Our Fear of the Unexplainable

“Fear of the unexplainable has not only impoverished our inner lives, but also diminished relations between people.”

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16 Elevating Resolutions for 2016 Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds
16 Elevating Resolutions for 2016 Inspired by Some of Humanity’s Greatest Minds

Cultivate honorable relationships, resist absentminded busyness, tell the world how to treat you, embrace enoughness, and more.

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Rilke on How Great Sadnesses Bring Us Closer to Ourselves
Rilke on How Great Sadnesses Bring Us Closer to Ourselves

“The future enters into us in this way in order to transform itself in us long before it happens.”

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Rilke on What It Really Means to Love
Rilke on What It Really Means to Love

“For one human being to love another: that is perhaps the most difficult of all our tasks… the work for which all other work is but preparation.”

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