Anais Nin Quotes of Living


Life is so fluid that one can only hope to capture the living moment, to capture it alive and fresh … without destroying that moment.

-Anais Nin

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This image of herself as a not ordinary women, an image which was trembling now in his eyes, might suddenly disappear. Nothing more difficult to live up to than men?s dreams.

-Anais Nin

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You cannot save people, you can only love them.

-Anais Nin

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Experience teaches acceptance of the imperfect as life.

-Anais Nin

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Passion gives me moments of wholeness.

-Anais Nin

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Shame is the lie someone told you about yourself.

-Anais Nin

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The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

-Anais Nin

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We don’t see things as they are, we see things as we are.

-Anais Nin

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Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.

-Anais Nin

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

-Anais Nin

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I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by living, by losing.

-Anais Nin

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