Rainer Maria Rilke On Listening

6846F290-0DD0-4A42-ABC5-11DB960A8C0ARainer Maria Rilke (December 04, 1875 – December 29, 1926)

If a thing is to speak to you, you must regard it for a certain time as the only one that exists, as the one and only phenomenon, which, thanks to your laborious and exclusive love, is one placed at the center of the Universe, and there, in that incomparable place, is this day attended by the Angels.