Rainer Maria Rilke quote about insecurity from Letters to a Young Poet (1929) - 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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Quotes by Rainer Maria Rilke · Quotes from Letters to a Young Poet · Quotes about insecurity · Quotes about abandonment

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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Rainer Maria Rilke quote about insecurity from Letters to a Young Poet (1929) - 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 quote about insecurity from Letters to a Young Poet (1929) - 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 quote about insecurity from Letters to a Young Poet (1929) - 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 quote about insecurity from Letters to a Young Poet (1929) - 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.