|Anais Nin Quotes|
31. Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
34. The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
35. What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
36. The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
37. The day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
38. When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
39. When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others.
40. Good things happen to those who hustle.
41. 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.
42. My first vision of earth was water veiled
43. How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.
44. Worlds self made are so full of monsters and demons.
45. This image of herself as a not ordinary women, an image which was trembling now in his eyes, might suddenly disappear. Nothing more difficult to live up to than men’s dreams.
46. The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.
47. If all of us acted in unison as I act individually there would be no wars and no poverty. I have made myself personally responsible for the fate of every human being who has come my way.
48. 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.
49. Only in the fever of creation could she recreate her own lost life.
50. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
51. The final lesson a writer learns is that everything can nourish the writer.
52. If only we could all escape from this house of incest, where we only love ourselves in the other, if only I could save you all from yourselves.