Virginia Woolf Quotes.
Masterpieces are not single and solitary births; they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common, of thinking by the body of the people, so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice.
We are nauseated by the sight of trivial personalities decomposing in the eternity of print.
Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.
Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do.
Nothing has really happened until it has been recorded.
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?
All extremes of feeling are allied to madness.
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
These are the soul’s changes. I don’t believe in ageing. I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun. Hence my optimism.
Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.
The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
That great Cathedral space which was childhood.
There is the strange power we have of changing facts by the force of the imagination.
Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.