One likes people much better when they're battered down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.
Quote by Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf Quotes
My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming,...
Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to...
Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them,...
Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do.
Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I...
Against you I will fling myself, unvanquished and unyielding, O Death!
A woman must have money and a room of her own.
The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting...
Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact...
Language is wine upon the lips.
Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to...
Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order.
I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion...
If woman had no existence save in the fiction written by men, one would imagine...
Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.
Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most...
It is far more difficult to murder a phantom than a reality.
The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.