Quotes by Virginia Woolf

Love, the poet said, is woman’s whole existence.
– Virginia Woolf

Why must they grow up and lose it all?
– Virginia Woolf

The beauty of the world has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
– Virginia Woolf

Why are women… so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
– Virginia Woolf

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
– Virginia Woolf

Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.
– Virginia Woolf

The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
– Virginia Woolf

No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.
– Virginia Woolf

Never pretend that the things you haven’t got are not worth having.
– Virginia Woolf

Melancholy were the sounds on a winter’s night.
– Virginia Woolf

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
– Virginia Woolf

Books are the mirrors of the soul.
– Virginia Woolf

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
– Virginia Woolf

“Often on a wet day I begin counting up; what I’ve read and what I haven’t read.
– Virginia Woolf

I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual
– Virginia Woolf

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