Quotes by Rainer Maria Rilke are some of her most well-known and admired poems. She is often referred to as the romanticist of poetry. This article discusses some of her more well-known and famous poems, as well as some additional information about her life and works. These quotes were first published in a book called Selected Poems by Rainer Maria Rilke - Gradually the evening changes to the clothes held because of it by a row of old woods.
"If I could speak at once I'd give you an immense compliment: that you should see me in spite of everything, and with no defects. For my part I would love to be understood, but unfortunately that is not what we have. I don't think we can give ourselves away so easily. But I must tell you that all my poems were written in one way or another with the aim of appealing to the opposite sex."
"When I'm sitting alone and thinking about women, the first thought that crosses my mind is the word seduction. That's why I choose these words for my poems: to describe seduction, to make the reader believe that he can fall in love with a lady who doesn't seduce him." - Quote by Rainer Maria Rilke. And if you had a lot of friends you could talk to, you'd laugh a lot more. Think of the things that you want to know and don't want to know, and how you wish you could meet those people. If you can feel the love in your life, you are on the right path."