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Literary and Philosophical Quotes -- Poets and Dreamers -- Anais Nin


Quotes by Anais Nin

54 Existential Essentials, for the Individual Mind!

Anais Nin, 1903-1977. French-born American writer and diarist known for her novels, including Winter of Artifice (1939), and The Diary of Anaïs Nin 1931-1966 (published 1966-1980).

  • He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie.
  • If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
  • Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
  • People living deeply have no fear of death.
  • We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.
  • When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
  • I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
  • I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me nave or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.
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