Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.
Quote by Virginia Woolf
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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.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
They wrote in the old days that it is sweet and fitting to die for one's country. But in modern war, there is nothing sweet nor fitting in your dying. You will die like a dog for no good reason.
Habit is a second nature which prevents us from knowing the first, of which it has neither the cruelties nor the enchantments.
I don't wake up each morning saying, 'Oh, wow, it's me. I think I'm the cat's meow. I'm the best.'
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness.
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
If you want to be successful, it's just this simple. Know what you are doing. Love what you are doing. And believe in what you are doing.
If the grace of God miraculously operates, it probably operates through the subliminal door.
Barack Obama doesn't believe in free enterprise. He's never going to admit it. For instance, he's never going to come straight out and say, 'If you own a business you didn't build it.' Alright, maybe he will.