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Nationality: British
Date of Birth: 01/25/1882




 

Virginia Woolf Quotes

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It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.
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I was in a queer mood, thinking myself very old: but now I am a woman again - as I always am when I write.
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Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
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Somewhere, everywhere, now hidden, now apparent in what ever is written down, is the form of a human being. If we seek to know him, are we idly occupied?
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To depend upon a profession is a less odious form of slavery than to depend upon a father.
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Indeed, I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
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Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory.
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Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible.
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Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body?
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I want the concentration and the romance, and the worlds all glued together, fused, glowing: have no time to waste any more on prose.
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I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.
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Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
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Arrange whatever pieces come your way.
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The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
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You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
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We can best help you to prevent war not by repeating your words and following your methods but by finding new words and creating new methods.
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Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some by death... others through sheer inability to cross the street.
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A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
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A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out.
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It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
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It is far more difficult to murder a phantom than a reality.
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If you insist upon fighting to protect me, or 'our' country, let it be understood soberly and rationally between us that you are fighting to gratify a sex instinct which I cannot share; to procure benefits where I have not shared and probably will not share.
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One has to secrete a jelly in which to slip quotations down people's throats - and one always secretes too much jelly.
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I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
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This soul, or life within us, by no means agrees with the life outside us. If one has the courage to ask her what she thinks, she is always saying the very opposite to what other people say.
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