I must be a mermaid, I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.
"I can only connect deeply or not at all" -Anais Nin
(its*) I can't vouch for the accuracy of this citation but I'd like to believe…
I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few people know how many women there are in me. ~Anais Nin
The Risk it Took quote by Anais Nin (actually not confirmed she said it....I now quote it as "Anonymous" as per her trust's literary agent)
Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together" -Anais Nin
When others asked the truth of me, I was convinced it was not the truth they wanted, but an illusion they could bear to live with. Anais Nin —Diary 1, pg. 286 #anaisnin
Prayed is the wrong word.... Hope. I hope he will be kind and love me.
Passion gives me moments of wholeness - Anais Nin
To hell, to hell with balance! I break glasses; I want to burn, even if I break myself. I want to live only for ecstasy. I’m neurotic, perverted, destructive, fiery, dangerous–lava, inflammable, unrestrained. ~Anaïs Nin
French-born novelist, passionate eroticist and short story writer, who gained international fame with her journals. Spanning the years from 1931 to 1974, they give an account of one woman's voyage of self-discovery. "It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all." (from The Diary of Anaïs Nin, vol. I, 1966)
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What a gift to put this so eloquently ... (this is when I ask, How did you do that?!" ;)
Our culture made a virtue of living only as extroverts. We discouraged the inner journey, the quest for a center. So we lost our center and have to find again. - Anaïs Nin
ANAÏS NIN's Quote...................................In me, all possibilities. (Anais Nin)