Maria Rilke

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    In each event of life, how clear
    Thy ruling hand I see!
    Each blessing to my soul more dear,
    Because conferred by Thee.
    —Helen Maria Williams (18th century)

    Just as the creative artist is not allowed to choose, neither is he permitted to turn his back on anything: a single refusal, and he is cast out of the state of grace and becomes sinful all the way through.
    —Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926)