Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
Quote by Virginia Woolf
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Virginia Woolf Quotes
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.
I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.
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.
The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
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.
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.