Quotes from: Anais Nin

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You cannot save people. You can only love them

1029

We are like sculptors, constantly carving out of others the image we long for, need, love or desire, often against reality, against their benefit, and always, in the end, a disappointment, because it does not fit them

1007

Sometimes we reveal ourselves when we are least like ourselves

980

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

958

The secret of joy is the mastery of pain

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You don’t find love, it finds you. It’s got a little bit to do with destiny, fate, and what’s written in the stars

910

The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say

883

Throw your dreams into space like a kite, and you do not know what it will bring back, a new life, a new friend, a new love, a new country

860

Luxury is not a necessity to me, but beautiful and good things are

840

How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than to create it herself?