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?
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.
Even her eyelashes acted.
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.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
There is only one way to happiness and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.
A wise girl kisses but doesn't love, listens but doesn't believe, and leaves before she is left.