Anais Nin Quotes

48 Anais Nin quotes:

"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."
"The shell is America's most active contribution to the formation of character. A tough hide. Grow it early."
Author: Nin Quotes Category: America Quotes
"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."
"It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all."
"There came a time when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
"What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?"
"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."
"Good things happen to those who hustle."
"Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it."
"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."
"My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living."
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
"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."
"It takes courage to push yourself to places that you have never been before... to test your limits... to break through barriers. And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."
Author: Nin Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat."
"He does not need opium. He has the gift of reverie."
Author: Nin Quotes Category: Gifts Quotes
"What I cannot love, I overlook"
Author: Nin Quotes Category: Inspirational Quotes

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