The best Quotes by Virginia Woolf

The best Quotes by Virginia Woolf

Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 1882 - 28 March 1941) was an English writer. She is considered one of the most important modernist 20th-century authors.

Language is wine upon the lips.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged; life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end.

Quotes about Virginia Woolf

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One of the main uses of a home is to stay in it, when one is too weak and spiritless for conforming, without effort, to the ways of other houses.
'On earth the living have much to bear;' the difference is chiefly in the manner of bearing, and my manner of bearing is far from being the best.
Does not a man physically tremble under the mere look of a wild beast or fellow-man that is stronger than himself? Does not a woman redden all over when she feels her lover's eyes on her? How then should one doubt the mysterious power of one individual over another?
I do think there is much truth in the Young German idea that marriage is a shockingly immoral institution, as well as what we have long known it for - an extremely disagreeable one.
Never does one feel oneself so utterly helpless as in trying to speak comfort for great bereavement. I will not try it. Time is the only comforter for the loss of a mother.
It is strange with how little notice, good, bad, or indifferent, a man may live and die in London.
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If you're curious, London's an amazing place.
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I've often thought a blind man could find his way through London simply by gauging the changes in innuendo: mild through Trafalgar Square, less veiled towards the river.
Louis Bayard - Mr. Timothy
I have nothing against Orlando, though you are, of course, far more likely to get shot or robbed there than in London.
I don't miss London much. I find it crowded, vast and difficult to get around. Cabs are incredibly expensive.
London. The beating heart of England.
Scarlet: "You are an increidbly impressive young woman. There's no single person on earth I'd rather kill people with."
Sam: "Thanks, mom."
Yankee: "Nathan's worried about you. Doesn't want you to do anything stupid. So why don't you hand over the suitcase, and nobody gets hurt."
Sam: "Counter-offer: Go back to Nathan, tell him you tried, but I roughed you up. Oh, you can beat each other up for added realism!"
Sam: "You're bleeding."
Scarlet: "Just another day at the office."
One doesn't recognize the really important moments in one's life until it's too late.
Very few of us are what we seem.
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There is nothing I would not do for those who are really my friends. I have no notion of loving people by halves, it is not my nature.
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If I could but know his heart, everything would become easy.
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After all, you still need time to just sit there and take a look around.
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It's real, Six. You can't get mad at a real ending. Some of them are ugly. It's the fake happily ever afters that should piss you off.
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What other people think of you is none of your business.
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This is the true measure of love: When we believe that we alone can love, that no one could ever have loved so before us, and that no one will ever love in the same way after us.
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The Light failed; but the Darkness that followed was more than loss of light.
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Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
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The first time you fall in love, it changes you forever and no matter how hard you try, that feeling just never goes away.
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She was beautiful, but not like those girls in the magazines. She was beautiful, for the way she thought. She was beautiful, for the sparkle in her eyes when she talked about something she loved. She was beautiful, for her ability to make other people smile, even if she was sad. No, she wasn't beautiful for something as temporary as her looks. She was beautiful, deep down to her soul.
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Hope is like a shard of glass. Tread on it, and you'll end up wincing with every step. The best policy is to tweezer it out. Sure, it will hurt like billy-o and the wound will take a while to heal, but after that you can walk again.
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The dead are dead, and talking won't bring them back to life.
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There are so many magical places in books that you can't go to, like Hogwarts and Middle Earth, so I wanted to set a story in a place where children can actually go.
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That's the thing about pain. It demands to be felt.
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"How do you spell 'love'?" - "You don't spell it... you feel it."
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