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Quotes By Virginia Woolf

Nationality
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DOB
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25-01-1882
DOD
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28-03-1941

Author Virginia Woolf was born on 25th January 1882 AD. A British citizen, Virginia Woolf was born in United Kingdom. She was also called Adeline Virginia Woolf. Adeline Virginia Woolf was 59 years old when she died on 28th March 1941 AD. In her life Adeline Virginia Woolf was famous not only for her work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of a man at twice its natural size.

- Virginia Woolf

A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.

- A Room of One's Own , Virginia Woolf

Arrange whatever pieces come your way.

- Virginia Woolf

As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.

- Virginia Woolf

Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.

- Virginia Woolf

Every secret of a writer's soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind is written large in his works.

- Virginia Woolf

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.

- Virginia Woolf

Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.

- Virginia Woolf

I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realizes an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past

- Virginia Woolf

I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.

- Virginia Woolf

I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in.

- Virginia Woolf

I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.

- Virginia Woolf

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 truthfull

- Virginia Woolf

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

- Virginia Woolf

It is far harder to kill a phantom than a reality.

- The Death of the Moth and Other Essays , Virginia Woolf

My own brain is to me the most unaccountable of machinery - always buzzing, humming, soaring roaring diving, and then buried in mud. And why? What's this passion for?

- Virginia Woolf

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