At bottom one seeks in everything new (country or person or thing) only an expression that helps some personal confession to greater power and maturity. All things are there in order that they may …. Become images for us. And they do not suffer from it, for while they are expressing us more and more clearly, our souls close over them in the same measure.
Rainer Maria Rilke: The Book of Hours
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