The same advice that Rodin gave to Rilke: il faut travailler—toujours travailler.
The lines suffer from translation; Rilke is notoriously difficult to render into English.
Poets, from Virgil and Ovid to Mallarme and Rilke, have written his story.
Rilke accused her of forming him like a clay pot before dropping and breaking him.
This might seem the appropriate place in which to speak of Rilke's monograph on the art of Rodin.
In this phase of Rilke's development, the principle of renunciation constitutes a certain negative element in his philosophy.
Rilke has lived deeply; he has absorbed into his artistic and spiritual consciousness many of the supreme values of our time.
The realization of this truth expressed in the medium of poetry is the significance of Rilke's Book of Hours.
Rilke sees in Rodin the dominant personification in our age of the "power of servitude in all nature."
Rodin became to Rilke the manifestation of the divine principle of the creative impulse in man.