All Quotes, Virginia Woolf

30+ Virginia Woolf Quotes

Virginia Woolf was an English writer. Widely known for her influence in Modern Literature, Virginia Woolf is also a pioneer in the use of stream of consciousness as a narrative device. Works of Virginia Woolf have been translated into more than 50 languages. This is a Quoteish quote tribute to Legendary writer Virginia Woolf with 32 of her magical quotes on life, work, and achievement.

Books are the mirrors of the soul. - Virginia Woolf
It is far harder to kill a phantom than a reality. - Virginia Woolf
If you are losing your leisure, look out! -- It may be you are losing your soul. - Virginia Woolf
The poet gives us his essence, but prose takes the mold of the body and mind. - Virginia Woolf
We shall be the mouthpieces of the divine spirit. - Virginia Woolf
Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue. - Virginia Woolf
Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic. - Virginia Woolf
Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more. - Virginia Woolf
A self that goes on changing is a self that goes on living. - Virginia Woolf
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top. - Virginia Woolf
Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others. - Virginia Woolf
We are nauseated by the sight of trivial personalities decomposing in the eternity of print. - Virginia Woolf
The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages. - Virginia Woolf
The habit of writing for my eye is good practice. It loosens the ligaments. - Virginia Woolf
Odd how the creative power at once brings the whole universe to order. - Virginia Woolf
Among the tortures and devastations of life is this then—our friends are not able to finish their stories. - Virginia Woolf
Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another. - Virginia Woolf
The wave paused, and then drew out again, sighing like a sleeper whose breath comes and goes unconsciously. - Virginia Woolf
No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself. - Virginia Woolf
You cannot find peace by avoiding life. - Virginia Woolf
A feminist is any woman who tells the truth about her life. - Virginia Woolf
A light here required a shadow there. - Virginia Woolf
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people. - Virginia Woolf
Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others. - Virginia Woolf
As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman thinking. - Virginia Woolf
Never let anybody guess that you have a mind of your own. Above all be pure. - Virginia Woolf
Distorted realities have always been my cup of tea. - Virginia Woolf
It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top. - Virginia Woolf
Intimacy is a difficult art. - Virginia Woolf
Life without illusion is a ghostly affair. - Virginia Woolf
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