Anais Nin Quotes


48 Anais Nin quotes:



"Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat."
"The most important human endeavor is the striving for morality in our actions. Our inner balance and even our very existence depend on it. Only morality in our actions can give beauty and dignity to life. Albert Einstein 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."
Author: Nin Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"If happiness is the absence of fever then I will never know happiness. For I am posessed by a fever for knowledge, experience and creation."
Author: Nin Quotes Category: Absence Quotes
"If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation."
Author: Nin Quotes Category: Absence Quotes
"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."
"Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions."
"There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do."
"When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others."
"Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together."
"She lacks confidence, she craves admiration insatiably. She lives on the reflections of herself in the eyes of others. She does not care to be herself."
Author: Nin Quotes Category: Admiration Quotes
"We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls."
"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."
"The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle."
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
"Dreams are necessary to life."
"Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living."
"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."
"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."
Author: Nin Quotes Category: American Author Quotes Human Quotes
"The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself."
"The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human, as man who created a child and then, by his absence, left the child fatherless and then Godless."



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