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Anaïs Nin Truth

Anais Nin | truth

Truth is something which can’t be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.

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Anaïs Nin Truth

Anais Nin | truth

There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.

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Anaïs Nin travel

Anais Nin | travel

We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.

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Anaïs Nin Time

Anais Nin | time

I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.

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Anaïs Nin strength

Anais Nin | strength

I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.

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Anaïs Nin religion

Anais Nin | religion

When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.

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Anaïs Nin Nature

Anais Nin | nature

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

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Anaïs Nin morning

Anais Nin | morning

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.

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Anaïs Nin men

Anais Nin | men

I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman.

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Anaïs Nin Love

Anais Nin | love

What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?

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