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Quotes By Anais Nin

Nationality
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DOB
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21-02-1903
DOD
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14-01-1977

Author Anais Nin was born on 21th February 1903 AD. A Cubans citizen, Anais Nin was born in France. She was also called Angela Anas Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell. Angela Anas Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell was 74 years old when she died on 14th January 1977 AD. In her life Angela Anas Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell was famous not only for her work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.

- Anais Nin

Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.

- Anais Nin

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.

- Anais Nin

I made no resolutions for the New Year. The habit of making plans, of criticizing, sanctioning and molding my life, is too much of a daily event for me.

- Anais Nin

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of withering, of tarnishing.

- Anais Nin

Good things happen to those who hustle.

- Anais Nin

Dreams are necessary to life.

- Anais Nin

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.

- Anais Nin

How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.

- Anais Nin

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.

- Anais Nin

It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all.

- Anais Nin

Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.

- Anais Nin

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

- Anais Nin

My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living.

- Anais Nin

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.

- Anais Nin

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.

- Anais Nin

What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?

- Anais Nin

Truth is something which can't be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.

- Anais Nin

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country.

- Anais Nin

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all, there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person.

- Anais Nin

There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom

- Anais Nin

There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.

- Anais Nin

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.

- Anais Nin

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.

- Anais Nin

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