Anais Nin

Anaïs Nin (born Angela Anais Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmira Nin y Culmell) (1903-1977) was a Cuban-French author who became famous for her published journals, which span more than 60 years, beginning when she was 11 years old and ending shortly before her death. Here are a few of her quotes:

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

We don't see things as they are, we see things as we are.

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

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

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

Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.

Dreams are necessary to life.

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

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