• We don't see things as they are. We see things as we are.
    ~ Anais Nin
  • Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
    ~ Anais Nin
  • The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
    ~ Anais Nin
  • Love never dies a natural death. It dies because we don't know how to replenish its source. It dies of blindness and errors and betrayals. It dies of illness and wounds; it dies of weariness, of witherings, of tarnishings.
    ~ Anais Nin
  • Throw your dream into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, or a new country.
    ~ Anais Nin
  • The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.
    ~ 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.
    ~ Anais Nin
  • Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
    ~ Anais Nin
  • The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
    ~ Anais Nin