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Virginia Woolf

Read through the most famous quotes from Virginia Woolf

The most extraordinary thing about writing is that when you've struck the right vein, tiredness goes. It must be an effort, thinking wrong.

— Virginia Woolf


For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.

— Virginia Woolf

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You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

— Virginia Woolf

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Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.

— Virginia Woolf

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Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?

— Virginia Woolf

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

— Virginia Woolf

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Writing is like sex. First you do it for love, then you do it for your friends, and then you do it for money.

— Virginia Woolf


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

— Virginia Woolf


One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.

— Virginia Woolf

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Books are the mirrors of the soul.

— Virginia Woolf

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About Virginia Woolf

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". Her most famous works include the novels Mrs Dalloway (1925) To the Lighthouse (1927) and Orlando (1928) and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own (1929) with its famous dictum "A woman must have money and a room of her own if Virginia Woolf is to write fiction. During the interwar period Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a central figure in the influential Bloomsbury Group of intellectuals.

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