rilke to rodin

February 13th, 2011

With love from Rilke to Rodin:

Why do I write these lines? Not because I believe them to be good but out of my desire to draw near to you so that you can guide my hand. You are the only man in the world of such equilibrium and force that you can stand in harmony with your own work. This work, like you yourself, has become the example for my life and my art. It is not just to write a study that I have come to you, it is to ask you: how should I live? And you have responded: work.

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2 Comments »

  1. RAH! RAH!! (if i had pompoms, i would cheer HERE)… 🙂 WORK!!

    Comment by Kate — February 14, 2011 @ 3:59 am

  2. {smiling}

    Comment by Swirly — February 14, 2011 @ 8:25 am

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