Anais Nin Quotes (133 quotes)
“A leaf fluttered in through the window this morning, as if supported by the rays of the sun, a bird settled on the fire escape, joy in the task of coffee, joy accompanied me as I walked.”
Diary Of Anais Nin Volume 4 1944-1947: Vol. 4 (1944-1947), p. 71
“And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.”
Attributed. In 2013, Elizabeth Appell claimed she had written the poem in 1979: http://anaisninblog.skybluepress.com/2013/03/who-wrote-risk-is-the-mystery-solved/
“Do not seek the because - in love there is no because, no reason, no explanation, no solutions.”
Henry and June: From A Journal of Love: the Unexpurgated Diary of Anaïs Nin (19311932), first published in 1986
“How wrong it is for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself.”
Diary Of Anais Nin Volume 5 1947-1955: Vol. 5 (1947-1955), p. 70
March, 1933 - Diary entries (1914 - 1974)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAnais Nin
Born: February 21, 1903
Died: January 14, 1977 (aged 73)
Bio: Anaïs Nin was a French-Cuban author, based at first in France and later in the United States, who published her journals, which span more than 60 years, beginning when she was 11 years old and ending shortly before her death, her erotic literature, and short stories. A great deal of her work, including Delta of Venus and Little Birds, was published posthumously.