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Anaïs Nin

I am always between two worlds, always in conflict. I would like sometimes to rest, to be at peace, to choose a nook, make a final choice, but I can’t. Some nameless, undescribable fear and anxiety keeps me on the move. On certain evenings like this, I would like to feel whole. Only a half of me is sitting by the fire. — Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 1: 1931-1934. (Mariner Books, March 19, 1969) Originally published 1966.

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