Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.Virginia Woolf
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.Virginia Woolf
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.Virginia Woolf
I have lost friends, some by death... others through sheer inability to cross the street.Virginia Woolf
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.Virginia Woolf
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.Virginia Woolf
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.Virginia Woolf
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.Virginia Woolf
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.Virginia Woolf
Once conform, once do what other people do because they do it, and a lethargy steals over all the finer nerves and faculties of the soul.Virginia Woolf
The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.Virginia Woolf
Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of a man at twice its natural size.Virginia Woolf
You can not gain peace by avoiding life.Virginia Woolf
Humor is perhaps a sense of intellectual perspective an awareness that some things are really important, others not and that the two kinds are most oddly jumbled in everyday affairs.
If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true is really true, there would be little hope of advance.