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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Virginia Woolf Quotes
If we help an educated man's daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? - not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers?
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
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?
I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
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.
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
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.
Among those whom I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can all of them make me laugh.
I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums.
Becoming emancipated at 14, my life wasn't normal. I didn't have to go to school, so I didn't. I was rebellious by nature. I spent my 20s focusing on my company, Flower Films, and producing movies. Now that I'm almost 30, I would like to try other things in lie. I'm crazy about photography, and I want to take an art history class.
Acting is invigorating. But I don't analyse it too much. It's like a dog smelling where it's going to do its toilet in the morning.
Life is an adventure in forgiveness.
It is more shameful to distrust our friends than to be deceived by them.
Fear of death makes us devoid both of valour and religion. For want of valour is want of religious faith.
Go for it now. The future is promised to no one.
I turned to music originally because of my past and needing a release or an outlet to get out anger or frustration or hurt.
Fame will go by and, so long, I've had you, fame. If it goes by, I've always known it was fickle. So at least it's something I experience, but that's not where I live.