Anaïs Nin

1903 - 1977

A Quote by Anaïs Nin on courage and life

Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

Source: The Diary of Anaïs Nin

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin on dreams and life

Dreams are necessary to life.

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

Source: The Diary of Anaïs Nin, vol. II, 1966, June 1936 (letter to her mother)

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A Quote by Anaïs Nin on adoption, dogma, literature, politics, and religion

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

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

Source: The Diaries of Anaïs Nin

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Anaïs Nin on country, dreams, friendship, life, love, and space

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.

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

Source: The Diaries of Anaïs Nin

Contributed by: Zaady

A Quote by Anaïs Nin on absence, creation, experience, happiness, and knowledge

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.

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

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