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.
A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.
The road to success is always under construction
You believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself.
Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.