Under a Glass Bell Quotes.

1. "A man fell in love with Jeanne, and she tried to love him. But she complained that he uttered such ordinary words, that he could never say the magic phrase which would open her being."
- Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell

2. "I love your silences, they are like mine."
- Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell

3. "You are the poet, you walk inside my dreams..."
- Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell

4. "We three belong to the Middle Ages. We have this need of heroism, and there is no place for such feelings in modern life. That is our tragedy. Once I wanted to be a saint. It seemed the only absolute act left to do, for what is most powerful in me is the craving for purity, greatness."
- Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell

5. "I sleep with my feet on moss carpets, my branches in the cotton of the clouds."
- Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell

6. "The city was asleep on its right side and shaking with violent nightmares. Long puffs of snoring came out of the chimneys. Its feet were sticking out because the clouds did not cover it altogether. There was a hole in them and the white feathers were falling out. The city had untied all its bridges like so many buttons to feel at ease. Wherever there was a lamplight the city scratched itself until it went out."
- Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell

7. "... and the very folds of the curtains contained secrets and sighs."
- Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell

8. "الشئ الوحيد الذي أشعر به أحياناً هو الخوف ، الخوف الرهيب الذي يصيبني بعدم الإدراك أحياناً مثل نوبة من الجنون ."
- Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell

9. "He worked on small canvases with a touch as light as a cobweb and coloring made of mirages. He lived there, at the bottom of the sea..."
- Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell

10. "Around her hair there was a saffron aureole, and her skin was a sea shell..."
- Anaïs Nin, Under a Glass Bell

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