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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Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
Masterpieces are not single and solitary births they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common, of thinking by the body of the people, so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice.
The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
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?
Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.
Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have to make money by writing about it. I detest them.
This is an important book, the critic assumes, because it deals with war. This is an insignificant book because it deals with the feelings of women in a drawing-room.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
We have all loved a guy we know has issues. Despite popular opinions, until we give it a final try, the relationship will always be in the 'what if' stage.
I'm not a film buff. I don't watch a lot of movies.
Our nation is too different, too diverse to say that what works in Massachusetts is somehow going to be grabbed by the federal government, usurping the power of states and imposing a one-size-fits-all plan on the nation. That will not work.
I decided I ought to pick a project that would not be controversial, that would not really cost the government a lot of money.
Success and the art of making music are two different things for me.
It is not in the power of even the most crafty dissimulation to conceal love long, where it really is, nor to counterfeit it long where it is not.
I mean, why am I considered an 'it girl?' Because I'm in a lot of movies right now or am on the covers of magazines? I just hope there is something solid behind that. Because here's the thing with 'it girl' status. It's great and amazing that anybody is saying that at all. But how long does that last?
When I was at college, I worked in a department store called Brit Home Stores, which is a pretty lackluster department store, selling clothes for middle-aged women. My job was to walk the floor and find anything that was damaged, take it to the store room and log it.
People who work sitting down get paid more than people who work standing up.