I think she’s a beautiful writer – with a sense of poetry to her prose.
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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
You cannot save people. You can only love them. – Anais Nin
Pain is something to master, not to wallow in. – Anais Nin
In chaos, there is fertility. – Anais Nin
When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others. – 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
I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the gaps and others emphasize my loneliness. – Anais Nin
There were always in me, two women at least, one woman desperate and bewildered, who felt she was drowning and another who would leap into a scene, as upon a stage, conceal her true emotions because they were weaknesses, helplessness, despair, and present to the world only a smile, an eagerness, curiosity, enthusiasm, interest. – Anais Nin
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 laboriousmosaic. – Anais Nin
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together. – Anais Nin
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
Eroticism is one of the basic means of self-knowledge, as indispensable as poetry. – Anais Nin
One’s life shrinks or expands according to one’s courage. – Anais Nin
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