Virginia Woolf Quotes
Brief author info: Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) English novelist, critic, essayist.
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Nothing thicker than a knife's blade separates happiness from melancholy.
If you do not tell the truth about yourself, you cannot tell it about other people.
Why are women ... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
Arrange whatever pieces come your way.
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.
Life's bare as a bone.
Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man at twice its natural size.
If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.
Second-hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
Here is the secret of inspiration: tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
The reason I talk to myself is because I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
It's better to be unhappy alone than unhappy with someone.
Open your eyes, look within. Are you satisfied with the life you're living?