Anaïs Nin Quotes
I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern.
Anaïs Nin (1903-1977), French-U.S. novelist, diarist. "Birth," Under a Glass Bell (1948).
The violence and obscenity are left unadulterated, as manifestation of the mystery and pain which ever accompanies the act of creation.
Anaïs Nin (1903-1977), Franco-American novelist, diarist. Quoted in Henry Miller, Tropic of Cancer, preface (1934).
I never liked the language of Henry Miller. I don't think pornography has added to our sensual life.
Anaïs Nin (1903-1977), Franco-American novelist, diarist. Quoted in Times (London, June 1, 1970). Nin had a ten-year relationship with Miller in France and the United States.
Woman does not forget she needs the fecundator, she does not forget that everything that is born of her is planted in her.
Anaïs Nin (1903-1977), Franco-American novelist, diarist. The Diary of Anaïs Nin, vol. 2, Aug. 1937 entry (1967).