If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
Quote by Virginia Woolf
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Virginia Woolf Quotes
Some people go to priests others to poetry I to my friends.
There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
The telephone, which interrupts the most serious conversations and cuts short the most weighty observations, has a romance of its own.
The man who is aware of himself is henceforward independent and he is never bored, and life is only too short, and he is steeped through and through with a profound yet temperate happiness.
When you learn, teach. When you get, give.
I cannot understand how the education of this United States of America has been fooled time and time again. Either make it separate but equal or integrate, therefore it will be equal. And it has been separate and unequal.
You shouldn't have to have money to have a luxury fragrance.
Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we've put it in an impossible situation.
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground, secretly making the ground green.
I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.
A great city is not to be confounded with a populous one.
Success in its highest and noblest form calls for peace of mind and enjoyment and happiness which come only to the man who has found the work that he likes best.
I had to learn my faith and look after my family, and I had to make priorities. But now I've done it all and there's a little space for me to fill in the universe of music again.
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age?