Woolf Virginia QUOTES

  • When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don't seem to matter very much, do they?

  • The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.

  • No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.

  • For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.

  • You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

  • Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.

  • Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.

  • Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.

  • To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.

  • Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.

  • If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.

  • Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.

  • Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.

  • The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.

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