A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.Anaïs Nin
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.Anaïs Nin
And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.Anaïs Nin
Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.Anaïs Nin
Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.Anaïs Nin
Dreams are necessary to life.Anaïs Nin
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.Anaïs Nin
Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.Anaïs Nin
Good things happen to those who hustle.Anaïs Nin
I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.Anaïs Nin
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.Anaïs Nin
I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.Anaïs Nin
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 naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.Anaïs 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.Anaïs Nin
It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.Anaïs 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.Anaïs Nin
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.Anaïs Nin
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.Anaïs Nin
Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.Anaïs 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.Anaïs Nin
People living deeply have no fear of death.Anaïs Nin
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.Anaïs Nin
The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.Anaïs Nin
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.Anaïs Nin
There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.Anaïs Nin
There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.Anaïs 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.Anaïs 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.Anaïs Nin
We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.Anaïs Nin
What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?Anaïs Nin
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.Anaïs Nin
was a famous French-American author,
who was born on
February 21, 1903. As a person born on this date, Anaïs Nin is listed in our database as the 15th
most popular celebrity for the day (February 21) and the 9th most popular for the year (1903).
People born on February 21
fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish.
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most popular famous person, and the 103rd most popular author / writer / novelist / playwright of all time.
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