Quotes by Vita Sackville-West

Victoria Mary Sackville-West, Lady Nicolson, CH, usually known as Vita Sackville-West, was an English poet, novelist, and garden designer. She was a successful novelist, poet, and journalist, as well as a prolific letter writer and diarist. She published more than a dozen collections of poetry during her lifetime and 13 novels.

The best Quotes and Sayings

I miss you even more than I could have believed; and I was prepared to miss you a good deal.

- Vita Sackville-WestMissing Someone

It is necessary to write, if the days are not to slip emptily by.

- Vita Sackville-WestWriting

Nothing earns respect so quickly as letting your fellows see that you are a match for them.

- Vita Sackville-WestRespect

Young people compel one to look forward on a life full of effort. Old people permit one to look backward on a life whose effort is over and done with.

- Vita Sackville-WestFuture, Past

Forget not bees in winter, though they sleep!

- Vita Sackville-West