Rainer Maria Rilke quote about insecurity from Letters to a Young Poet - A man taken out of his room and, almost without preparation or transition, placed on the heights of a great mountain range, would feel something like that: an unequalled insecurity, an abandonment to the nameless, would almost annihilate him.
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A man taken out of his room and, almost without preparation or transition, placed on the heights of a great mountain range, would feel something like that: an unequalled insecurity, an abandonment to the nameless, would almost annihilate him.
 Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet (1929). copy citation

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Author Rainer Maria Rilke
Source Letters to a Young Poet
Topic insecurity abandonment
Date 1929
Language English
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Note Translated by Stephen Mitchell
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