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#1. This image of herself as a not ordinary women, an image which was trembling now in his eyes, might suddenly disappear. Nothing more difficult to live up to than men's dreams. - Author: Anais Nin
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#2. Now, his hair is white and he no longer understands anyone's need to love, for he has lost everything, not to love, but to his games of love; and when you love as a game, you lose everything, as he lost his home and wife, and now he clings to me, afraid of loss, afraid of solitude. - Author: Anais Nin
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#3. The relief of opening one's hand and letting go was immense. But soon after, I tightened again. A desire for revenge, a strange revenge. - Author: Anais Nin
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#4. Anxiety is love's greatest killer, because it is like the stranglehold of the drowning. - Author: Anais Nin
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#5. Jazz is the expression of America's romantic self, its sensual potency, its lyrical force. - Author: Anais Nin
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#6. For I am the kind of dangerous dreamer who executes all his reveries, wishes, words, promises, plans. The wildest and the lightest. A wish for me is not a game: it's a creation. - Author: Anais Nin
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#7. Do you know that most men fear getting laughed at or humiliated by a romantic prospect while most women fear rape and death?" Rachel raised a skeptical brow as she spoke. "Let's just say, I've lost interest." -Being Brave Again - Author: Anais Torres
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#8. If a person continues to see only giants, it means he is still seeing the world through the eyes of a child. I have a feeling that man's fear of woman comes from having first seen her as the mother, creator of men. - Author: Anais Nin
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#9. Literature, the ultimate gift for expressing the most subtle aspects of man's thought and feeling, may not survive persecution: first by religion, then by the bourgeoisie, then by Marxism, and now by commercialism. The - Author: Anais Nin
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#10. Life shrinks and expands in proportion to one's courage." - Anais Nin - Author: Mark Manson
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#11. He failed to see that it contained at once all of Djuna's wishes which had been denied, and these wishes had flown from all directions to meet at this intersection and to plead once more for understanding. - Author: Anais Nin
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#12. Lillian's recurrent dream of a ship that could not reach the water, that sailed laboriously, pushed by her with great effort, through city streets, had determined her course toward the sea, as if she would give this ship, once and for all, its proper sea bed. - Author: Anais Nin
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#13. I actually use women's perfume - I have since I was a kid. It's called Anais Anais, from Rachael. It smells like a beautiful woman and a bouquet of flowers. I use that and Right Guard deodorant. - Author: Albert Hammond Jr.
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#14. The ivory tower of the artist may be the only stronghold left for human values, cultural treasures, man's cult of beauty. - Author: Anais Nin
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#15. Well I bet the Roman's wanted to build Rome in a day but look how well that turned out, - Author: Anais Torres
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#16. In this instant of danger they realized they were each other's reason for living, and into this instant they threw their whole being. - Author: Anais Nin
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#17. Our psychological reality, which lies below the surface, frightens us because it endlessly surprises us and drives us in a direction which society's rules and organizations define as wrong or dangerous. - Author: Anais Nin
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#18. I am most deeply concerned over a trend toward conformity, a growth of anti-intellectualism, which manifests itself in a sneering attitude toward education, science, and the arts. The tendency is to stifle mental freedom, which is the very basis of a democracy's life and growth. - Author: Anais Nin
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#19. Balance is not to be sought by association with others; it must exist within one's self. - Author: Anais Nin
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#20. He observed confusion and chaos, which I call living by one's emotions instead of one's mind. - Author: Anais Nin
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#21. When I hear of people who weary of each other, I believe it is because they have sought virtues in themselves alone, attractions of physical beauty. Have they based their love on each other's thoughts? Who can weary of thoughts which change every day? - Author: Anais Nin
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#22. When he first stepped out of the car and walked towards the door where I stood waiting, I saw a man I liked. In his writing he is flamboyant, virile, animal, magnificent. He's a man whom life makes drunk, I thought. He is like me. - Author: Anais Nin
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#23. The shell is America's most active contribution to the formation of character. A tough hide. Grow it early. - Author: Anais Nin
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#24. Lillian did not know then that the one who believes he can pay this early debt meets a bottomless well. Because the first denial has set off a fatality of revenge which no amount of giving can placate. - Author: Anais Nin
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#25. And the very folds of the curtains contained secrets and sighs. - Author: Anais Nin
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#26. One must be thrust out of a finished cycle in life, and that leap is the most difficult to make - to part with one's faith, one's love, when one would prefer to renew the faith and recreate the passion. - Author: Anais Nin
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#27. The inner chambers of the soul are like the photographer's darkroom. Like a laboratory. One cannot stay there all the time or it becomes the solitary cell of the neurotic. - Author: Anais Nin
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#28. We efface an hour by passionate love, without twists, without aftertaste. When it is finished, it is not finished, we lie still in each other's arms lulled by our love, by tenderness
sensuality in which the whole being can participate. - Author: Anais Nin
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#29. Sexual intercourse ... a joyous, joyous, joyous, joyous impaling of woman on man's sensual mast. - Author: Anais Nin
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#30. That last afternoon in Henry's hotel room was for me like a white-hot furnace. Before, I had only white heat of the mind and of the imagination; now it is of the blood. Sacred completeness. I come out dazed in the mellow spring evening and I think, now I would not mind dying. - Author: Anais Nin
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#31. His room was like an explorer's den, a lair of furs, the cave of a magician. - Author: Anais Nin
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#32. Either one fails in one's art or in one's life. - Author: Anais Nin
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#33. Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. - Author: Anais Nin
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#34. To change skins, evolve into new cycles, I feel one has to learn to discard. If one changes internally one should not continue to live with the same objects. They reflect one's mind and psyche of yesterday. I throw away what has no dynamic, living use. - Author: Anais Nin
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#35. Although I was so big, and so rough in many ways, loved hunting, fighting, horseback riding, I loved the piano above everything else...The mountain man's obsession is to get a glimpse of the sea. - Author: Anais Nin
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#36. Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic. - Author: Anais Nin
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#37. Human beings place upon an object, or a person, this responsibility of being the obstacle when the obstacle lies always within one's self. - Author: Anais Nin
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#38. If one's conscious life is too rigid, too regimented, then the surface may crack at times, and we are unprepared for the strange emotions or sensations we experience. - Author: Anais Nin
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#39. I was stirred only like a leaf in the wind, that is all ... - Author: Anais Nin
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#40. It's hard to let go of something you never really had but, even harder when you know it's everything you ever wanted, - Author: Anais Torres
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#41. You fall in love with people's minds. - Author: Anais Nin
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#42. Though the passivity of woman's role weighs on me, suffocates me. Rather than wait for his pleasure, I would like to take it, to run wild. Is it that which pushes me into lesbianism? [...] Do women act thus? - Author: Anais Nin
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#43. Love the great narcotic was the revealer in the alchemist's bottle rendering visible the most untraceable substances.
Love the great narcotic was the agent provocateur exposing all the secret selves to daylight. - Author: Anais Nin
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#44. Malraux says art is our rebellion against man's fate.
La condition humaine is what I have never accepted. That is why I tried to create my own world. - Author: Anais Nin
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#45. It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all. - Author: Anais Nin
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#46. Art is the method of levitation, in order to separate one's self from enslavement by the earth. - Author: Anais Nin
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#47. Emma stared at the ceiling of the hotel room. Her thoughts went over every memorial, each picture, the families and children left behind. At this point it was a nightly routine. Some people counted sheep. Emma counted her father's victims. One by one. - Author: Anais Torres
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#48. You don't find love, it finds you. It's got a little bit to do with destiny, fate, and what's written in the stars. - Author: Anais Nin
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#49. Had I not created my whole world, I would certainly have died in other people's. - Author: Anais Nin
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#50. I had a feeling that Pandora's box contained the mysteries of woman's sensuality, so different from a man's and for which man's language was so inadequate. The language of sex had yet to be invented. The language of the senses was yet to be explored. - Author: Anais Nin
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#51. The softness of the summer day like an ermine paw. - Author: Anais Nin
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#52. I believe that in judging our actions we are more severe than professional judges. We judge not only our actions, but our thoughts, our intentions, our secret curses, our hidden hate. - Author: Anais Nin
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#53. love life and life will love you, love yourself and you shall feel loved. - Author: Sian Lavinia Anais Valeriana
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#54. Love reduces the complexity of living. It amazes me that when Henry walks towards the cafe table where I wait for him, or opens the gate to our house, the sight of him is sufficient to exult me. No letter from anyone, even in praise of my book, can stir me as much as a note from him. - Author: Anais Nin
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#55. To the woman with the least intelligence, there must come, at some time or other, the realization that housework is animal work and that there are other occupations in the world a thousand times more refined, more enriching, for which she is also suited and to which she has a right. - Author: Anais Nin
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#56. I am like a snake who has already bitten. I retreat from a direct battle while knowing the slow effect of the poison. - Author: Anais Nin
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#57. Poverty is the great reality. That is why the artist seeks it. - Author: Anais Nin
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#58. His theatre was the clouds, where no spectacle repeated itself. On land he was a foreigner. Land for him was stasis, and it pulled him into immobility, which was his image of death.
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#59. I believe the lasting revolution comes from deep changes in ourselves which influence our collective life. - Author: Anais Nin
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#60. [Y]ou have to learn to intake, to imbibe, to nourish yourself and not be afraid of fullness. The fullness is like a tidal wave which then carries you, sweeps you into experience and into writing. - Author: Anais Nin
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#61. The secret of life was Breath. That was what I always wanted my words to do, to Breathe. - Author: Anais Nin
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#62. I hear the Sophie Giraffe is great for teething. Another thing I really love right now is the Moby Baby Carrier. To me, it seems like a natural way to hold the baby close to you. I also love the burp cloths, bibs, and swaddle blankets from Aden and Anais. Their stuff is organic and pure. - Author: Vanessa Lachey
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#63. I wanted to remember in order to be able to return. - Author: Anais Nin
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#64. I did not feel drawn to huxley. He was beautiful physically but again without vibrations or sensory antennae ... and I had a painful impression of a psychic blindness. With all his science and knowledge, in the mystic world he blundered. - Author: Anais Nin
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#65. There were silences in my head. I could abandon myself completely to the pleasure of multiple relationships, to the beauty of the day, to the joys of the day. It was as if a cancer in me had ceased gnawing me. The cancer of introspection. - Author: Anais Nin
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#66. For the first time, in Golconda, she had practiced Larry's choice of withdrawing if the people were not of quality. Of preferring solitude to the effort of pretending he was interested in them. - Author: Anais Nin
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#67. When I am most deeply rooted, I feel the wildest desire to uproot myself. - Author: Anais Nin
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#68. The creative personality never remains fixed on the first world it discovers. It never resigns itself to anything. - Author: Anais Nin
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#69. My diary seems to keep me whole. - Author: Anais Nin
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#70. I don't really want to become normal, average, standard. I want merely to gain in strength, in the courage to live out my life more fully, enjoy more, experience more. I want to develop even more original and more unconventional traits - Author: Anais Nin
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#71. Dreams are essential to life. - Author: Anais Nin
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#72. I like extravagance. Letters which give the postman a stiff back to carry, books which overflow from their covers, sexuality which bursts the thermometers. - Author: Anais Nin
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#73. I never liked the language of Henry Miller. I don't think pornography has added to our sensual life. - Author: Anais Nin
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#74. We must protect the minority writers because they are the research workers of literature. They keep it alive. It has been fashionable of late to seek out and force such writers into more popular channels, to the detriment of both writer and an unprepared public. - Author: Anais Nin
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#75. This diary is my kief, hashish and opium pipe. This is my drug and my vice. - Author: Anais Nin
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#76. Golconda remained a city where the wind was like velvet, where the sun was made of radium, and the sea as warm as a mother's womb. - Author: Anais Nin
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#77. The whole world is based on fear, even behind the jealousy of the day before lay dear. Fear of being alone, fear of being abandoned, fear of life, fear of being trapped in tragedy, fear of the animal in us, fear of one's hatred, of committing a crime, fear of cancer, of syphilis, of starvation. - Author: Anais Nin
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#78. The enemy of a love is never outside, it's not a man or a woman, it's what we lack in ourselves. - Author: Anais Nin
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#79. All of my creation is an effort to weave a web of connection with the world: I am always weaving it because it was once broken. - Author: Anais Nin
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#80. I hate men who are afraid of women's strength. - Author: Anais Nin
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#81. My first vision of earth was water veiled. I am of the race of men and women who see all things through this curtain of sea, and my eyes are the color of water. - Author: Anais Nin
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#82. Perhaps a child, like a cat, is so much inside of himself that he does not see himself in the mirror. - Author: Anais Nin
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#83. Nothing too long imagined can be perfect in a wordly way. - Author: Anais Nin
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#84. The monster I kill every day is the monster of realism. The monster who attacks me every day is destruction. Out of the duel comes the transformation. I turn destruction into creation over and over again. - Author: Anais Nin
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#85. I will cover the walls with words. It will be la chambre des mots. - Author: Anais Nin
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#86. Why does a gesture, a walk, stir your blood? What a mystery this is, desire. The love sickness, the sensitivity, the obsession, the flutter of the heart, the ebb and flow of the blood. There is no drug and no alcohol to equal it. - Author: Anais Nin
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#87. She walked in the shadow of Rango with a great feeling of being taken out of herself, of having no knowledge of what was happening to her, merely a pervading sense of flow. - Author: Anais Nin
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#88. Analysis does not take into account the creative products of neurotic desires. - Author: Anais Nin
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#89. I stopped loving my father a long time ago. What remained was the slavery to a pattern. - Author: Anais Nin
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#90. We are going to the moon that is not very far. Man has so much farther to go within himself. - Author: Anais Nin
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#91. For you and for me the highest moment, the keenest joy, is not when our minds dominate but when we lose our minds, and you and I both lose it in the same way, through love. - Author: Anais Nin
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#92. It was this that frightened me
the sense that behind the grande amoureuse lay concealed a little bourgeoise who wanted security in love. - Author: Anais Nin
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#93. What can I say Rango? What can I do to prove to you that I belong to you? - Author: Anais Nin
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#94. Big Business and Politics are twins, they are the monsters who kill everything, corrupt everything. - Author: Anais Nin
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#95. Now the evening is beginning and I will discover a human being to court or to be courted by, an adventure with caprice and desire, and while gambling I might find love. - Author: Anais Nin
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#96. A voice that had traversed the centuries, so heavy it broke what it touched, so heavy I feared it would ring in me with eternal resonance, a voice rusty with the sound of curses and the hoarse cries that issue from the delta in the last paroxysm of orgasm. - Author: Anais Nin
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#97. I am in great terror of your understanding by which you penetrate into my world; and then I stand revealed and I have shared my kingdom with you. - Author: Anais Nin
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#98. [On Paris:] A city never entirely known, yet which gives you the feeling of intimacy, of possessing it intimately. - Author: Anais Nin
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#99. At sixteen, Sabina took moon baths, first of all, because everyone else took sun baths, and second, she admitted, because she had been told it was dangerous. - Author: Anais Nin
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#100. We're journeying constantly, but there is always a machine and books, and your body is always close to me and the look in your eyes never changes. People are saying we will be miserable, we will regret, but we are happy, we are laughing always, we are singing. We are talking Spanish and French and - Author: Anais Nin
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