Quotes by 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

We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.
– Anaïs Nin

Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are.
– Anaïs Nin

Ordinary life does not interest me. I seek only the high moments.
– Anaïs Nin

We do not grow absolutely, chronologically. We grow sometimes in one dimension, and not in another; unevenly. We grow partially. We are relative. We are mature in one realm, childish in another. The past, present, and future mingle and pull us backward, forward, or fix us in the present. We are made up of layers, cells, constellations.
– Anaïs Nin

Dreams are necessary to life.
– Anais Nin

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

I love your silences, they are like mine.
– Anaïs Nin

How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?
– Anaïs Nin

The secret of joy is the mastery of pain.
– Anaïs Nin

Sometimes we reveal ourselves when we are least like ourselves.
– 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.
– Anaïs Nin

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

You cannot save people. You can only love them.
– Anais Nin

I write emotional algebra.
– Anaïs Nin

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