French author; b. 1903; d. 1977 · 3 aphorisms · 3 comments
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Comment# · ★★☆☆ Fair (528 ratings) · submitted 1997
If what Proust says is true, that happiness is the absence of fever, then I will never know happiness. For I am possessed by a fever for knowledge, experience, and creation.
Anaïs Nin, in Happiness and Misery and Wisdom and Ignorance
Comment# · ★★☆☆ Fair (955 ratings) · submitted 1999 by Smilee J.
The only abnormality is the incapacity to love.
Anaïs Nin, in Health and Disease and Love and Hate
Comment# · ★★☆☆ Fair (493 ratings) · submitted 1997
We don't see things as they are. We see things as we are.
Anaïs Nin, in Wisdom and Ignorance