Anaïs Nin

1903 - 1977

A Quote by Anaïs Nin on change and growth

And the day came when the rise to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin on relationships, intimacy, understanding, and love

The value of the personal relationship to all things is that it creates intimacy... and intimacy creates understanding... and understanding creates love.

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin

We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin on women s wisdom, living, individuality, story, and meaning

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.

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin on truth, illumination, successive development, life, knowledge, and awareness

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 (1903 - 1977)

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin on self awareness, things, perspective, and self

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin on religion, politics, dogmas, automatons, and growth

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

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin on partner, companion, strength, challenge, courage, toughness, woman, man, and relationship

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 (1903 - 1977)

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin on ideas and living

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

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin on age and love

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Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

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