Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
Quote by Virginia Woolf
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Virginia Woolf Quotes
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
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.
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.
Some people go to priests others to poetry I to my friends.
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.
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?
The connection between dress and war is not far to seek your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers.
Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
The ideal beauty is a fugitive which is never found.
All objects, all phases of culture are alive. They have voices. They speak of their history and interrelatedness. And they are all talking at once!
I have no consistency, except in politics and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.
Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood.
I didn't have any success in show business until I was 30 to 31 years of age.
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
My business is not to remake myself, but to make the absolute best of what God made.
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
Not How Good You Talk Makes You Right, Think, Is It Reasonable To Talk Before You Talk.