Rainer Maria Rilke quote about world from Letters to a Young Poet (1929) - We have no reason to harbor any mistrust against our world, for it is not against us. If it has terrors, they are our terrors; if it has abysses, these abysses belong to us; if there are dangers, we must try to love them.
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Quotes by Rainer Maria Rilke · Quotes from Letters to a Young Poet · Quotes about world · Quotes about danger · Quotes about terror

We have no reason to harbor any mistrust against our world, for it is not against us. If it has terrors, they are our terrors; if it has abysses, these abysses belong to us; if there are dangers, we must try to love them.

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Rainer Maria Rilke quote about world from Letters to a Young Poet (1929) - We have no reason to harbor any mistrust against our world, for it is not against us. If it has terrors, they are our terrors; if it has abysses, these abysses belong to us; if there are dangers, we must try to love them.
Rainer Maria Rilke quote about world from Letters to a Young Poet (1929) - We have no reason to harbor any mistrust against our world, for it is not against us. If it has terrors, they are our terrors; if it has abysses, these abysses belong to us; if there are dangers, we must try to love them.
Rainer Maria Rilke quote about world from Letters to a Young Poet (1929) - We have no reason to harbor any mistrust against our world, for it is not against us. If it has terrors, they are our terrors; if it has abysses, these abysses belong to us; if there are dangers, we must try to love them.
Rainer Maria Rilke quote about world from Letters to a Young Poet (1929) - We have no reason to harbor any mistrust against our world, for it is not against us. If it has terrors, they are our terrors; if it has abysses, these abysses belong to us; if there are dangers, we must try to love them.