Anais Nin Quotes

Anais Nin with quote“We write to taste life twice, in the moment and in retrospect.”

“I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”

“Life is a full circle, widening until it joins the circle motions of the infinite.”

“I’m restless. Things are calling me away. My hair is being pulled by the stars again.”

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.”

“The personal, if it deep enough, becomes universal, mythical, symbolic.”

Anais Nin born February 21, 1903 — January 14, 1977.


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4 responses to “Anais Nin Quotes

  1. Wow! Thank you, Julaina, for that brief, much-needed peek into the world of Anais Nin. It has been (gosh) two decades since I last read her work and I did not recall her profundity. I suppose I wasn’t able to grasp it then. What a gift!


    • Thanks, Kim, for commenting. It’s good to hear from you. Yes, I saw Anais’s name on a flyer and decided to look for quotes by her. She was unique. Are you going to the San Francisco Writers Conference or are you too busy to write these days? I enjoyed your video.


  2. ladywinfred

    Love this lady!!!



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