Anais Nin Quotes.
I will not adjust myself to the world. I am adjusted to myself.
The role of a writer is not to say what we all can say, but what we are unable to say.
Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.
I donвЂ™t really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits
Truth is something which can’t be told in a few words. Those who simplify the universe only reduce the expansion of its meaning.
Tranquillity is contagious, peace is contagious. One only thinks of the contagiousness of illness, but there is the contagion of serenity and joy.
My life is not possible to tell. I change every day, change my patterns, my concepts, my interpretations. I am a series of moods and sensations. I play a thousand roles. I weep when I find others play them for me. My real self is unknown. My work is merely an essence of this vast and deep adventure.
My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living.
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.
There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.
Pain is something to master, not to wallow in.
The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.
I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
I will not be just a tourist in the world of images, just watching images passing by which I cannot live in, make love to, possess as permanent sources of joy and ecstasy.