Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.
Quote by Virginia Woolf
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Virginia Woolf Quotes
Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
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.
We can best help you to prevent war not by repeating your words and following your methods but by finding new words and creating new methods.
Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.
When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly.
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
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.
To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
I wasn't looking to get into TV. My family was in the movie business, so I was never interested in that world.
I never did a day's work in my life. It was all fun.
God will never direct us to be prideful, arrogant and unforgiving, immoral or slothful or full of fear. We step into these things because we are insensitive to the leadership of the Holy Spirit within us.
The movies are the only business where you can go out front and applaud yourself.
A pure democracy is a society consisting of a small number of citizens, who assemble and administer the government in person.
I'm not feeling very well - I need a doctor immediately. Ring the nearest golf course.
The U. S. Constitution doesn't guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.
In the course of my life, I have often had to eat my words, and I must confess that I have always found it a wholesome diet.
Death is the liberator of him whom freedom cannot release, the physician of him whom medicine cannot cure, and the comforter of him whom time cannot console.
I have yet to see a drama that puts forward women who are successful and also have a family... they are nearly always seen as victims.