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It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top
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"It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top"

- Virginia Woolf

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This quote by Virginia Woolf talks to the power of reflection and introspection. Woolf suggests that when we make the effort to be idle and to dream, we can access a much deeper reality that is frequently surprise underneath the surface area. This reality is not always easy to access, as it is immersed underneath our everyday ideas and activities. Nevertheless, when we make the effort to be still and to dream, we can access a much deeper understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Woolf's quote motivates us to take the time to be idle and to dream, as it remains in these moments that we can access a much deeper fact.

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Virginia Woolf This quote is written / told by Virginia Woolf between January 25, 1882 and March 28, 1941. She was a famous Author from United Kingdom. The author also have 73 other quotes.

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