Inspiring Quotes by Virginia Woolf - Page 2

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Small: Indeed, I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman
"Indeed, I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman"
Small: If you insist upon fighting to protect me, or our country, let it be understood soberly and rationally between
"If you insist upon fighting to protect me, or 'our' country, let it be understood soberly and rationally between us that you are fighting to gratify a sex instinct which I cannot share; to procure benefits where I have not shared and probably will not share"
Small: If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people
"If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people"
Small: If we help an educated mans daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education bu
"If we help an educated man's daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? - not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might win the same advantages as her brothers?"
Small: If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with re
"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?"
Small: I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman
"I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman"
Small: I was in a queer mood, thinking myself very old: but now I am a woman again - as I always am when I write
"I was in a queer mood, thinking myself very old: but now I am a woman again - as I always am when I write"
Small: I want the concentration and the romance, and the worlds all glued together, fused, glowing: have no time to w
"I want the concentration and the romance, and the worlds all glued together, fused, glowing: have no time to waste any more on prose"
Small: I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in
"I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in"
Small: I read the book of Job last night, I dont think God comes out well in it
"I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it"
Small: You cannot find peace by avoiding life
"You cannot find peace by avoiding life"
Small: Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do
"Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do"
Small: For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination,
"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?"
Small: For most of history, Anonymous was a woman
"For most of history, Anonymous was a woman"
Small: Fiction is like a spiders web, attached ever so slightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corne
"Fiction is like a spider's web, attached ever so slightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often the attachment is scarcely perceptible"
Small: Every secret of a writers soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in hi
"Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works"
Small: Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by his heart, and his friends can only re
"Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by his heart, and his friends can only read the title"
Small: Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic
"Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic"
Small: As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world
"As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world"
Small: Arrange whatever pieces come your way
"Arrange whatever pieces come your way"
Small: Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection.
"Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection. He can give us the creative fact; the fertile fact; the fact that suggests and engenders"
Small: A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction
"A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction"
Small: A masterpiece is something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that its there complete in the mind, if
"A masterpiece is something said once and for all, stated, finished, so that it's there complete in the mind, if only at the back"
Small: A good essay must have this permanent quality about it it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a cur
"A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out"
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