Poverty is the great reality. That is why the artist seeks it.
Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)
Source: The Diary of Anaïs Nin, vol. II, 1966, Summer 1937
Contributed by: Zaady
It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all.
Source: The Diary of Anaïs Nin, vol. I, 1966, June 1933
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
Source: The Diaries of 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.
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.
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