40+ Beautiful Anais Nin Quotes That Will Make You Think

Beautiful Anais Nin Quotes Make You Think

23. “Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find it again.” ― Anaïs Nin

24. “I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.” ― Anais Nin

Anais Nin Quotes

25. “How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?” ― Anais Nin

26. “Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.” ― Anais Nin

27. “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.” ― Anais Nin

28. “The secret of joy is the mastery of pain.” ― Anais Nin

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

30. “Introspection is a devouring monster. You have to feed it with much material, much experience, many people, many places, many loves, many creations, and then it ceases feeding on you.” ― Anais Nin

31. “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 naïve or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.” ― Anaïs Nin

Anais Nin Quotes

32. “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” ― Anaïs Nin

33. “Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.” ― Anais Nin

34. “I don’t really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits.” ― Anais Nin

35. “And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ― Anais Nin

Anais Nin Quotes

36. “You cannot save people. You can only love them.” ― Anaïs Nin

37. “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” ― Anais Nin

38. “The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.” ― Anais Nin

39. “If you limit yourself only to what seems possible or reasonable, you disconnect yourself from what you truly want, and all that is left is compromise.”― Anais Nin

40. “My mission, should I choose to accept it, is to find peace with exactly who and what I am. To take pride in my thoughts, my appearance, my talents, my flaws and to stop this incessant worrying that I can’t be loved as I am.” ― Anais Nin

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.” ― Anais Nin

42. “The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.” ― Anais Nin

43. “From the backstabbing co-worker to the meddling sister-in-law, you are in charge of how you react to the people and events in your life. You can either give negativity power over your life or you can choose happiness instead. Take control and choose to focus on what is important in your life. Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.” ― Anais Nin

44. “I reserve the right to love many different people at once, and to change my prince often.” ― Anais Nin

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