You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
Quote by Virginia Woolf
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Virginia Woolf Quotes
If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
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.
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.
The connection between dress and war is not far to seek your finest clothes are those you wear as soldiers.
Masterpieces are not single and solitary births they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common, of thinking by the body of the people, so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice.
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.
Some people go to priests others to poetry I to my friends.
Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
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?
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
Willem de Kooning is generally credited for coming out of the painterly gates strong in the forties, revolutionizing art and abstraction and reaching incredible heights by the early fifties, and then tailing off.
We live in an age when to be young and to be indifferent can be no longer synonymous. We must prepare for the coming hour. The claims of the Future are represented by suffering millions and the Youth of a Nation are the trustees of Posterity.
Half our standards come from our first masters, and the other half from our first loves.
A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip.
You've just got to have a sense of respect for the person you have children with. Anger doesn't help anybody. Ultimately you have to say forgiveness is important, and honoring what you had together is important. But it's easy to say and harder to do.
Travel makes a wise man better, and a fool worse.
There is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five, by constantly repeating it with an air of great solemnity.
It is for us to pray not for tasks equal to our powers, but for powers equal to our tasks, to go forward with a great desire forever beating at the door of our hearts as we travel toward our distant goal.
Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.