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

Anais Nin Mermaid Quote Typed on Typewriter

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                                                                                                                                                                                 More

"I can only connect deeply or not at all" -Anais Nin More

Anais Nin

Anais 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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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)

I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few people know how many women there are in me. ~Anais Nin

I take pleasure in my transformations. I look quiet and consistent, but few people know how many women there are in me. ~Anais Nin

Prayed is the wrong word.... Hope. I hope he will be kind and love me.

Prayed is the wrong word.... Hope. I hope he will be kind and love me.

Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together" -Anais Nin

Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together" -Anais Nin

(its*) I can't vouch for the accuracy of this citation but I'd like to believe…

(its*) I can't vouch for the accuracy of this citation but I'd like to believe…

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

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

Anais Nin - Why I Write #quotes #writing

Anais Nin - Why I Write #quotes #writing

Minimalist inspiration // Our Objects, Ourselves | Brain Pickings

Our Objects, Ourselves

Minimalist inspiration // Our Objects, Ourselves | Brain Pickings

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)

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)

"I will always be the virgin-prostitute, the perverse angel, the two-faced sinister and saintly woman." ~Anaïs Nin

"I will always be the virgin-prostitute, the perverse angel, the two-faced sinister and saintly woman." ~Anaïs Nin

Life is what you make it! From experiance so far i have learnt alot from my mistakes so i guess in a way they was right. They have made me who i am and they life i have. I am very lucky in one way and yet not in another. its all about how you look at it. :)

Life is what you make it! From experiance so far i have learnt alot from my mistakes so i guess in a way they was right. They have made me who i am and they life i have. I am very lucky in one way and yet not in another. its all about how you look at it. :)

Anaïs Nin                                                                         Is this my life she's talking about...?

Anaïs Nin Is this my life she's talking about...?

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

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