Favorite Quotations ~ Anais Nin, 2 Anas Nin on Kindle

"Love is the axis and breath of my life." ~ Anas Nin


My ideas usually come not at the desk writing but in the midst of living.

I had the feeling that Pandora's box contained the mysteries of woman's sensuality, so different from man's and for which man's language was inadequate. The language of sex had yet to be invented.

Living never wore one out so much as the effort not to live.

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

I write like a medium. I fear criticism because I fear it will destroy my spontaneity. I fear restriction. I live by impulse and improvisation and want to write the same way.

A real writer only wants his book to be read by those people who want to read it, and if there are 100 of them, it is enough to keep his work alive and sustain his productivity.

Adolescence is like cactus.

Art is the method of levitation, in order to separate ones self from enslavement by the earth.

Dreams are necessary to life.

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