Anais Nin Quotes

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Anais Nin  was a French Cuban author, first based at France and later in US, famous for her journals which spreads over 6 decades. Here I have compiled down some of the best Anais Nin quotes. Hope you like this quote collection and learn something new here.




Anais Nin Quotes
Anais Nin Quotes

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

Dreams are necessary to life.
Anais Nin

Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
Anais Nin

Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.
Anais Nin

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.
Anais Nin

There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.
Anais Nin

If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it.
Anais Nin

Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish it's source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
Anais Nin

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

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.
Anais Nin

People living deeply have no fear of death.
Anais Nin

It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.
Anais Nin

The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.
Anais Nin

Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.
Anais Nin

Truth is something which can't be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.
Anais Nin

The human father has to be confronted and recognized as human, as man who created a child and then, by his absence, left the child fatherless and then Godless.
Anais Nin

It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all.
Anais Nin

The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.
Anais Nin

Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
Anais Nin

What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
Anais Nin

The day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Anais Nin

When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others.
Anais Nin

Good things happen to those who hustle.
Anais Nin

My first vision of earth was water veiled
Anais Nin

Worlds self made are so full of monsters and demons.
Anais Nin

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.
Anais Nin

Only in the fever of creation could she recreate her own lost life.
Anais Nin

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

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.
Anais Nin
 
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