People living deeply have no fear of death.
Quote by Anais Nin
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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 is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
Good things happen to those who hustle.
There are very few human beings who receive the truth, complete and staggering, by instant illumination. Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment, on a small scale, by successive developments, cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
There are many ways to be free. One of them is to transcend reality by imagination, as I try to do.
Age does not protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery. There is always more mystery.
What I cannot love, I overlook. Is that real friendship?
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.
The United Nations will be at the heart of our international activities. France will assume its full responsibilities at the Security Council by putting its status at the service of peace, respect for human rights and development.
Fear, anxiety and neurosis: that's just in the suitcase when you're an actor.
The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.
Great and good are seldom the same man.
From those to whom much is given, much is expected. I have been given much - the love of my family, the faith and trust of the people of New York, and the chance to lead this state. I am deeply sorry that I did not live up to what was expected of me.
You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.
Justice must always question itself, just as society can exist only by means of the work it does on itself and on its institutions.
God judged it better to bring good out of evil than to suffer no evil to exist.
We have the duty to protect the life of an unborn child.
Working moms commonly testify that they feel guilty when they are away from their children and guilty when they are not at their jobs. Devoted fathers certainly miss their children deeply, but it does not seem to be with the same gnawing, primal anxiety that often afflicts women.