"The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery."
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."Anais Nin on Albert Einstein
"Information is not knowledge."Anais Nin on Albert Einstein
"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."Anais Nin on Marcus Garvey
"Knowledge of what is does not open the door directly to what should be."Anais Nin on Albert Einstein
"Ignorance is the curse of God knowledge is the wing wherewith we fly to heaven."Anais Nin on William Shakespeare
"Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age."
"If you do not breathe through writing, if you do not cry out in writing, or sing in writing, then don't write, because our culture has no use for it."
"It is the function of art to renew our perception. What we are familiar with we cease to see. The writer shakes up the familiar scene, and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it."
"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."