My Favorite Quotes
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 Virginia Woolf - “It would be a thousand pities if women wrote like men, or lived like men, or looked like men, for if two sexes are quite inadequate, considering the vastness and variety of the world, how should we manage with one only Ought not education to bring out and fortify the differences rather than the similarities For we have too much likeness as it is, and if an explorer should come back and bring word of other sexes looking through the branches of other trees at other skies, nothing would be of greater service to humanity and we should have the immense pleasure into the bargain of watching Professor X rush for his measuring-rods to prove himself ''superior.''”
 Virginia Woolf - “What I like, or one of the things I like, about motoring is the sense it gives one of lighting accidentally, like a voyager who touches another planet with the tip of his toe, upon scenes which would have gone on, have always gone on, will go on, unrecorded, save for this chance glimpse. Then it seems to me I am allowed to see the heart of the world uncovered for a moment.”
 Virginia Woolf - “You send a boy to school in order to make friends of the right sort.”
 Virginia Woolf - “Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.”
 Virginia Woolf - “Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.”
 Virginia Woolf - “Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women”
 Virginia Woolf - “Who shall measure the heat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body”
 Virginia Woolf - “This is not writing at all. Indeed, I could say that Shakespeare surpasses literature altogether, if I knew what I meant.”
 Virginia Woolf - “Somewhere, everywhere, now hidden, now apparent in what ever is written down, is the form of a human being. If we seek to know him, are we idly occupied”
 Virginia Woolf - “It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.”
 Virginia Woolf - “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”
 Virginia Woolf - “I was in a queer mood, thinking myself very old but now I am a woman again - as I always am when I write.”
 Virginia Woolf - “I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.”
 Virginia Woolf - “Humour is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.”
 Virginia Woolf - “Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.”
 Virginia Woolf - “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.”
 Virginia Woolf - “The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.”
 Virginia Woolf - “We can best help you to prevent war not by repeating your words and following your methods but by finding new words and creating new methods.”
 Virginia Woolf - “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.”
 Virginia Woolf - “A woman must have money and a room of her own.”
 Virginia Woolf - “There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.”
 Virginia Woolf - “Indeed, I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”
 Virginia Woolf - “My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why What's this passion for”
 Virginia Woolf - “Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say.”
 Virginia Woolf - “Language is wine upon the lips.”

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