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quote by Anaïs Nin: Nowhere is inhumanity more revealed than in hospitals. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Nowhere is inhumanity more revealed than in hospitals....

Nowhere is inhumanity more revealed than in hospitals.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I see enormous loves growing immense and finally crushing me. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I see enormous loves growing immense and finally crushing me....

I see enormous loves growing immense and finally crushing me.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: There are books which we read early in life, which sink into our consciousness and seem to disappear without leaving a trace. And then one … with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: There are books which we read early in life, which sink into our consciousness and seem to disappear...

There are books which we read early in life, which sink into our consciousness and seem to disappear without leaving a trace. And then one day we find, in some summing-up of our life and put attitudes towards experience, that their influence has been enormous.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Every individual is representative of the whole ... and should be intimately understood, and this would give a far greater understanding of… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Every individual is representative of the whole ... and should be intimately understood, and this wo...

Every individual is representative of the whole ... and should be intimately understood, and this would give a far greater understanding of mass movements and sociology.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Paris-New York, the two high tension magnetic poles between life, life of the senses, of the spirit in Paris, and life in action in New Yor… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Paris-New York, the two high tension magnetic poles between life, life of the senses, of the spirit ...

Paris-New York, the two high tension magnetic poles between life, life of the senses, of the spirit in Paris, and life in action in New York.

--Anaïs Nin


quote by Anaïs Nin: Travel is seeking the lost paradise. It is the supreme illusion of love. with background image:

Travel is seeking the lost paradise. It is the supreme illusion of love.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: In music I feel most deeply the passing of things. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: In music I feel most deeply the passing of things....

In music I feel most deeply the passing of things.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Coming near him like a ballet dancer she took a leap towards him, and he, frightened by her vehemence, and fearing that she would crash aga… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Coming near him like a ballet dancer she took a leap towards him, and he, frightened by her vehemenc...

Coming near him like a ballet dancer she took a leap towards him, and he, frightened by her vehemence, and fearing that she would crash against him, instinctively became absolutely rigid, and she felt herself embracing a statue.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I really believe that if I were not a writer, not a creator, not an experimenter, I might have been a very faithful wife. I think highly of… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I really believe that if I were not a writer, not a creator, not an experimenter, I might have been ...

I really believe that if I were not a writer, not a creator, not an experimenter, I might have been a very faithful wife. I think highly of faithfulness. But my temperament belongs to the writer, not to the woman.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: His life rushes onward in such torrential rhythm that...only angels and devils can catch the tempo of it. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: His life rushes onward in such torrential rhythm that...only angels and devils can catch the tempo o...

His life rushes onward in such torrential rhythm that...only angels and devils can catch the tempo of it.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Physical experiences, lacking the joys of love, depend on twists and perversions of pleasure. Abnormal pleasures kill the taste for normal … with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Physical experiences, lacking the joys of love, depend on twists and perversions of pleasure. Abnorm...

Physical experiences, lacking the joys of love, depend on twists and perversions of pleasure. Abnormal pleasures kill the taste for normal ones.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I had been struck by the analogy between neurosis and romanticism. Romanticism was truly a parallel to neurosis. It demanded of reality an … with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I had been struck by the analogy between neurosis and romanticism. Romanticism was truly a parallel ...

I had been struck by the analogy between neurosis and romanticism. Romanticism was truly a parallel to neurosis. It demanded of reality an illusory world, love, an absolute which it could never obtain, and thus destroyed itself by the dream.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: How well I know with what burning intensity you live. You have experienced many lives already, including several you have shared with me- f… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: How well I know with what burning intensity you live. You have experienced many lives already, inclu...

How well I know with what burning intensity you live. You have experienced many lives already, including several you have shared with me- full rich lives from birth to death, and you just have to have these rest periods in between.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: All those who try to unveil the mysteries always have tragic lives. At the end they are always punished. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: All those who try to unveil the mysteries always have tragic lives. At the end they are always punis...

All those who try to unveil the mysteries always have tragic lives. At the end they are always punished.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I know why familles were created, with all their imperfections. They humanize you. They are made to make you forget yourself occasionally, … with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I know why familles were created, with all their imperfections. They humanize you. They are made to ...

I know why familles were created, with all their imperfections. They humanize you. They are made to make you forget yourself occasionally, so that the beautiful balance of life is not destroyed.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Writers do not live one life, they live two. There is the living and then there is the writing. There is the second tasting, the delayed re… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Writers do not live one life, they live two. There is the living and then there is the writing. Ther...

Writers do not live one life, they live two. There is the living and then there is the writing. There is the second tasting, the delayed reaction.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I often see how you sob over what you destroy, how you want to stop and just worship; and you do stop, and then a moment later you are at i… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I often see how you sob over what you destroy, how you want to stop and just worship; and you do sto...

I often see how you sob over what you destroy, how you want to stop and just worship; and you do stop, and then a moment later you are at it again with a knife, like a surgeon.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: This diary is my kief, hashish and opium pipe. This is my drug and my vice. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: This diary is my kief, hashish and opium pipe. This is my drug and my vice....

This diary is my kief, hashish and opium pipe. This is my drug and my vice.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I have no brakes on...analysis is for those who are paralyzed by life. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I have no brakes on...analysis is for those who are paralyzed by life....

I have no brakes on...analysis is for those who are paralyzed by life.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terror, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always b… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terror, great loneliness, great inhi...

Something is always born of excess: great art was born of great terror, great loneliness, great inhibitions, instabilities, and it always balances them.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Creation which cannot express itself becomes madness. with background image:

Creation which cannot express itself becomes madness.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or...

I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: You carry away with you a reflection of me, a part of me. I dreamed you; I wished for your existence. You will always be a part of my life.… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: You carry away with you a reflection of me, a part of me. I dreamed you; I wished for your existence...

You carry away with you a reflection of me, a part of me. I dreamed you; I wished for your existence. You will always be a part of my life. If I love you, it must be because we shared, at some moment, the same imaginings, the same madness, the same stage.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I sat there for three hours and did not feel the time or the boredom of our talk and its foolish disconnection. As long as I could hear his… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I sat there for three hours and did not feel the time or the boredom of our talk and its foolish dis...

I sat there for three hours and did not feel the time or the boredom of our talk and its foolish disconnection. As long as I could hear his voice, I was quite lost, quite blind, quite outside my own self.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: The truly faithless one is the one who makes love to only a fraction of you. And denies the rest. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: The truly faithless one is the one who makes love to only a fraction of you. And denies the rest....

The truly faithless one is the one who makes love to only a fraction of you. And denies the rest.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I write emotional algebra. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I write emotional algebra....

I write emotional algebra.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I will always be the virgin-prostitute, the perverse angel, the two-faced sinister and saintly woman. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I will always be the virgin-prostitute, the perverse angel, the two-faced sinister and saintly woman...

I will always be the virgin-prostitute, the perverse angel, the two-faced sinister and saintly woman.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don't know why, some people fill the gaps and others emphasize my loneliness. In reality those wh… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don't know why, some people fill the gaps and others empha...

I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don't know why, some people fill the gaps and others emphasize my loneliness. In reality those who satisfy me are those who simply allow me to live with my ''idea of them.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I am only responsible for my own heart, you offered yours up for the smashing my darling. Only a fool would give out such a vital organ. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I am only responsible for my own heart, you offered yours up for the smashing my darling. Only a foo...

I am only responsible for my own heart, you offered yours up for the smashing my darling. Only a fool would give out such a vital organ.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: Human beings can reach such desperate solitude that they may cross a boundary beyond which words cannot serve, and at such moments there is… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Human beings can reach such desperate solitude that they may cross a boundary beyond which words can...

Human beings can reach such desperate solitude that they may cross a boundary beyond which words cannot serve, and at such moments there is nothing left for them but to bark.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Each friend represents a world in us. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Each friend represents a world in us....

Each friend represents a world in us.

--Anaïs Nin

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Each friend represents a world in us, a world not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.


quote by Anaïs Nin: Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life....

Those who cannot live fully often become destroyers of life.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: We are beginning to see the influence of dream upon reality and reality upon dream. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: We are beginning to see the influence of dream upon reality and reality upon dream....

We are beginning to see the influence of dream upon reality and reality upon dream.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: There are two ways to reach me: by way of kisses or by way of the imagination. But there is a hierarchy: the kisses alone don't work. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: There are two ways to reach me: by way of kisses or by way of the imagination. But there is a hierar...

There are two ways to reach me: by way of kisses or by way of the imagination. But there is a hierarchy: the kisses alone don't work.

--Anaïs Nin

quote by Anaïs Nin: I reserve the right to love many different people at once, and to change my prince often. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I reserve the right to love many different people at once, and to change my prince often....

I reserve the right to love many different people at once, and to change my prince often.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I only believe in fire. Life. Fire. Being myself on fire I set others on fire. Never death. Fire and life. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I only believe in fire. Life. Fire. Being myself on fire I set others on fire. Never death. Fire and...

I only believe in fire. Life. Fire. Being myself on fire I set others on fire. Never death. Fire and life.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: One handles truths like dynamite. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: One handles truths like dynamite....

One handles truths like dynamite.

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One handles truths like dynamite. Literature is one vast hypocrisy, a giant deception, treachery. All writers have concealed more than they revealed.


quote by Anaïs Nin: The fiery moments of passionate experience are the moments of wholeness and totality of the personality. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: The fiery moments of passionate experience are the moments of wholeness and totality of the personal...

The fiery moments of passionate experience are the moments of wholeness and totality of the personality.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Shame is the lie someone told you about yourself. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Shame is the lie someone told you about yourself....

Shame is the lie someone told you about yourself.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: We are cruel when someone refuses to play the role in which we have cast him. We judge a person only according to his relationship towards … with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: We are cruel when someone refuses to play the role in which we have cast him. We judge a person only...

We are cruel when someone refuses to play the role in which we have cast him. We judge a person only according to his relationship towards us.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: I either eat too much or starve myself. Sleep for 14 hours or have insomniac nights. Fall in love very hard or hate passionately. I don't k… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I either eat too much or starve myself. Sleep for 14 hours or have insomniac nights. Fall in love ve...

I either eat too much or starve myself. Sleep for 14 hours or have insomniac nights. Fall in love very hard or hate passionately. I don't know what grey is. I never did.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: The earth is heavy and opaque without dreams. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: The earth is heavy and opaque without dreams....

The earth is heavy and opaque without dreams.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: My life is slowed up by thought and the need to understand what I am living. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: My life is slowed up by thought and the need to understand what I am living....

My life is slowed up by thought and the need to understand what I am living.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: There are only two kinds of freedom in the world; the freedom of the rich and powerful, and the freedom of the artist and the monk who reno… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: There are only two kinds of freedom in the world; the freedom of the rich and powerful, and the free...

There are only two kinds of freedom in the world; the freedom of the rich and powerful, and the freedom of the artist and the monk who renounces possessions.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: With her eyes alone she could give this response, this absolutely erotic response, as if febrile waves were trembling there, pools of madne… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: With her eyes alone she could give this response, this absolutely erotic response, as if febrile wav...

With her eyes alone she could give this response, this absolutely erotic response, as if febrile waves were trembling there, pools of madness... something devouring that could lick a man all over like a flame, annihilate him, with a pleasure never known before.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: The risk it takes to remain tight inside the bud
is more painful than the risk it takes to blossom.
We don't see things as they are, we s… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: The risk it takes to remain tight inside the bud
is more painful than the risk it takes to blossom....

The risk it takes to remain tight inside the bud
is more painful than the risk it takes to blossom.
We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: The self is merely the lens through which we see others and the world. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: The self is merely the lens through which we see others and the world....

The self is merely the lens through which we see others and the world.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I am an excitable person who only understands life lyrically, musically, in whom feelings are much stronger as reason. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I am an excitable person who only understands life lyrically, musically, in whom feelings are much s...

I am an excitable person who only understands life lyrically, musically, in whom feelings are much stronger as reason.

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I am an excitable person who only understands life lyrically, musically, in whom feelings are much stronger as reason. I am so thirsty for the marvelous that only the marvelous has power over me. Anything I can not transform into something marvelous, I let go. Reality doesn't impress me. I only believe in intoxication, in ecstasy, and when ordinary life shackles me, I escape, one way or another. No more walls.


quote by Anaïs Nin: Life is a full circle, widening until it joins the circle motions of the infinite. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Life is a full circle, widening until it joins the circle motions of the infinite....

Life is a full circle, widening until it joins the circle motions of the infinite.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: In chaos, there is fertility. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: In chaos, there is fertility....

In chaos, there is fertility.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: The enemy of a love is never outside, it's not a man or woman, it's what we lack in ourselves. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: The enemy of a love is never outside, it's not a man or woman, it's what we lack in ourselves....

The enemy of a love is never outside, it's not a man or woman, it's what we lack in ourselves.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: It is a sign of great inner insecurity to be hostile to the unfamiliar. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: It is a sign of great inner insecurity to be hostile to the unfamiliar....

It is a sign of great inner insecurity to be hostile to the unfamiliar.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Things aren't the way they are, they're the way you are. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Things aren't the way they are, they're the way you are....

Things aren't the way they are, they're the way you are.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Sometimes we reveal ourselves when we are least like ourselves. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Sometimes we reveal ourselves when we are least like ourselves....

Sometimes we reveal ourselves when we are least like ourselves.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: The value of the personal relationship to all things is that it creates intimacy and intimacy creates understanding and understanding creat… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: The value of the personal relationship to all things is that it creates intimacy and intimacy create...

The value of the personal relationship to all things is that it creates intimacy and intimacy creates understanding and understanding creates love.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Passion gives me moments of wholeness. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Passion gives me moments of wholeness....

Passion gives me moments of wholeness.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: We have been poisoned by fairy tales. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: We have been poisoned by fairy tales....

We have been poisoned by fairy tales.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together....

Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: We cannot cure the evils of politics with politics. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: We cannot cure the evils of politics with politics....

We cannot cure the evils of politics with politics.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: You don't find love, it finds you. It's got a little bit to do with destiny, fate, and what's written in the stars. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: You don't find love, it finds you. It's got a little bit to do with destiny, fate, and what's writte...

You don't find love, it finds you. It's got a little bit to do with destiny, fate, and what's written in the stars.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: It was while helping others to be free that I gained my own freedom. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: It was while helping others to be free that I gained my own freedom....

It was while helping others to be free that I gained my own freedom.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: We see things the way we are, not the way they are. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: We see things the way we are, not the way they are....

We see things the way we are, not the way they are.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: The real wonders of life lie in the depths. Exploring the depths for truths is the real wonder which the child and the artist know: magic a… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: The real wonders of life lie in the depths. Exploring the depths for truths is the real wonder which...

The real wonders of life lie in the depths. Exploring the depths for truths is the real wonder which the child and the artist know: magic and power lie in truth.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: Nature forms us for ourselves, not for others; to be, not to seem. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Nature forms us for ourselves, not for others; to be, not to seem....

Nature forms us for ourselves, not for others; to be, not to seem.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Had I not created my whole world, I would certainly have died in other people's. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Had I not created my whole world, I would certainly have died in other people's....

Had I not created my whole world, I would certainly have died in other people's.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: No one should be forced to carry the unfulfilled self of another. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: No one should be forced to carry the unfulfilled self of another....

No one should be forced to carry the unfulfilled self of another.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: It is in the movements of emotional crisis that human beings reveal themselves most accurately. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: It is in the movements of emotional crisis that human beings reveal themselves most accurately....

It is in the movements of emotional crisis that human beings reveal themselves most accurately.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: We are all engaged in the task of peeling off the false selves, the programmed selves, the selves created by our families, our culture, our… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: We are all engaged in the task of peeling off the false selves, the programmed selves, the selves cr...

We are all engaged in the task of peeling off the false selves, the programmed selves, the selves created by our families, our culture, our religions. It is an enormous task because the history of women has been as incompletely told as the history of blacks.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: You have a right to experiment with your life. You will make mistakes. And they are right too. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: You have a right to experiment with your life. You will make mistakes. And they are right too....

You have a right to experiment with your life. You will make mistakes. And they are right too.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Willingness to explore everything is a sign of strength. The weak ones have prejudices. Prejudices are a protection. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Willingness to explore everything is a sign of strength. The weak ones have prejudices. Prejudices a...

Willingness to explore everything is a sign of strength. The weak ones have prejudices. Prejudices are a protection.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: The only transformer and alchemist that turns everything into gold is love. The only magic against death, aging, ordinary life, is love. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: The only transformer and alchemist that turns everything into gold is love. The only magic against d...

The only transformer and alchemist that turns everything into gold is love. The only magic against death, aging, ordinary life, is love.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I am a winged creature who is too rarely allowed to use its wings. Ecstasies do not occur often enough. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I am a winged creature who is too rarely allowed to use its wings. Ecstasies do not occur often enou...

I am a winged creature who is too rarely allowed to use its wings. Ecstasies do not occur often enough.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: If I love you it means we share the same fantasies, the same madnesses. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: If I love you it means we share the same fantasies, the same madnesses....

If I love you it means we share the same fantasies, the same madnesses.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I love the abstract, delicate, profound, vague, voluptuously wordless sensation of living ecstatically. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I love the abstract, delicate, profound, vague, voluptuously wordless sensation of living ecstatical...

I love the abstract, delicate, profound, vague, voluptuously wordless sensation of living ecstatically.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few know how many women there are in me. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few know how many women ther...

I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few know how many women there are in me.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: We are never trapped unless we choose to be. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: We are never trapped unless we choose to be....

We are never trapped unless we choose to be.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Pain is something to master, not to wallow in. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Pain is something to master, not to wallow in....

Pain is something to master, not to wallow in.

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quote by Anaïs Nin: Tranquillity is contagious, peace is contagious. One only thinks of the contagiousness of illness, but there is the contagion of serenity a… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Tranquillity is contagious, peace is contagious. One only thinks of the contagiousness of illness, b...

Tranquillity is contagious, peace is contagious. One only thinks of the contagiousness of illness, but there is the contagion of serenity and joy.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: I believe the lasting revolution comes from deep changes in ourselves which influence our collective life. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I believe the lasting revolution comes from deep changes in ourselves which influence our collective...

I believe the lasting revolution comes from deep changes in ourselves which influence our collective life.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: You cannot save people. You can only love them. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: You cannot save people. You can only love them....

You cannot save people. You can only love them.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: It takes courage to push yourself to places you have never been before... to test your limits... to break through barriers. And the day cam… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: It takes courage to push yourself to places you have never been before... to test your limits... to ...

It takes courage to push yourself to places you have never been before... to test your limits... to break through barriers. And the day came when the risk it took to stay tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern....

I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing....

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: We write to taste life twice: in the moment and in retrospection. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: We write to taste life twice: in the moment and in retrospection....

We write to taste life twice: in the moment and in retrospection.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: When you possess light within, you see it externally. with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: When you possess light within, you see it externally....

When you possess light within, you see it externally.

--Anaïs Nin
quote by Anaïs Nin: Warmth, perfume, rugs, soft lights, books. They do not appease me. I am aware of time passing, of all the world contains that I have not se… with background image: photo of author Anaïs Nin with quote: Warmth, perfume, rugs, soft lights, books. They do not appease me. I am aware of time passing, of al...

Warmth, perfume, rugs, soft lights, books. They do not appease me. I am aware of time passing, of all the world contains that I have not seen, of all the interesting people I have not met.

--Anaïs Nin

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