It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
Quote by Virginia Woolf
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Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
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.
Some people go to priests others to poetry I to my friends.
If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.
Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
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.
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
They must often change, who would be constant in happiness or wisdom.
What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
Men are convinced of your arguments, your sincerity, and the seriousness of your efforts only by your death.
I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a method of settling international disputes.
Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.
I think it's really cool that there are people like Adele on the cover of 'Vogue' and 'Rolling Stone,' and like I think it's really important that people are talking about your body, because if they don't, then you'll never be able to break that barrier.
Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?
We steal if we touch tomorrow. It is God's.
I say, thou mad March hare.
Wise men don't need advice. Fools won't take it.