Sunday, 6 May 2012

Questions and answers

"Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue." He went on, "Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer."

Words by Rainer Maria Rilke
Quoted by Caroline Stoessinger in her book about Alice Herz-Sommer, now 108 years old, a pianist, imprisoned in Theresienstadt concentration camp, who has lived a full life both before and afterwards.
A Century of Wisdom - Lessons from the Life of Alice Herz-Sommer
2012, published by Two Roads

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