32 Inspiring Virginia Woolf Quotes

Virginia Woolf Quotes

Adeline Virginia Woolf was born on 25 January 1882 and died on 28 March 1941. She was an English writer who attended the King’s College London and was acquainted with the early reformers of women’s higher education.

Following are the famous and inspiring Virginia Woolf Quotes with images.

Virginia Woolf Quotes


“A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us. To gallop intemperately; fall on the sand tired out; to feel the earth spin; to have—positively—a rush of friendship for stones and grasses, as if humanity were over, and as for men and women, let them go hang—there is no getting over the fact that this desire seizes us pretty often.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Fiction is like a spider’s web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


Virginia Woolf Quotes


“The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of emancipation itself.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“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.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


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“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another. Nature and letters seem to have a natural antipathy; bring them together and they tear each other to pieces.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Once she knows how to read there’s only one thing you can teach her to believe in and that is herself.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Arrange whatever pieces come your way.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


Virginia Woolf Quotes


“The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Let us never cease from thinking—what is this ‘civilisation’ in which we find ourselves? What are these ceremonies and why should we take part in them? What are these professions and why should we make money out of them?” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“I am made and remade continually. Different people draw different words from me.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Each had his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart; and his friends could only read the title.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


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“To admit authorities, however heavily furred and gowned, into our libraries and let them tell us how to read, what to read, what value to place upon what we read, is to destroy the spirit of freedom which is the breath of those sanctuaries.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Never pretend that the things you haven’t got are not worth having.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman thinking.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well if one has not dined well.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


Virginia Woolf Quotes


“So long as you write what you wish to write, that is all that matters; and whether it matters for ages or only for hours, nobody can say.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don’t seem to matter very much, do they?” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“At one and the same time, therefore, society is everything and society is nothing. Society is the most powerful concoction in the world and society has no existence whatsoever.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


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“I don’t believe in aging. I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Nothing has really happened until it has been described.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“As a woman, I have no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“They can because they think they can.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


“There is much to support the view that it is clothes that wear us and not we, them; we may make them take the mould of arm or breast, but they mould our hearts, our brains, our tongues to their liking.” » Virginia Woolf Quotes


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