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.

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

Anais Nin Truth Quotes

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

Anais Nin Travel Quote

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

Anais Nin Religion Quote

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

Anais Nin Nature Quote

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.

Anais Nin Morning Quote

The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.

Anxiety is love’s greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him but you know he will strangle you with his panic.

Do not seek the because – in love there is no because no reason no explanation no solutions.

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.

Anais Nin Love Quotes

Life is truly known only to those who suffer lose endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.

The personal life deeply lived always expands into truths beyond itself.

Anais Nin Life Quotes

The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.

Anais Nin Knowledge Quote

There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination as I try to do.

Anais Nin Imagination Quote

Good things happen to those who hustle.

Anais Nin Good Quote