30+ Virginia Woolf Quotes That Will Help You Understand Your Emotions Better

Virginia Woolf Quotes

14. “When the Day of Judgment dawns and people, great and small, come marching in to receive their heavenly rewards, the Almighty will gaze upon the mere bookworms and say to Peter, “Look, these need no reward. We have nothing to give them. They have loved reading.”

15. “In case you ever foolishly forget; I’m never not thinking of you.”

In Case You Ever Foolishly Forget

16. “Melancholy were the sounds on a winter’s night.”

17. “I have lost friends, some by death…others by sheer inability to cross the street.”

18. “To look life in the face, always, to look life in the face, and to know it for what it is…at last, to love it for what it is, and then, to put it away…”

19. “Alone, I often fall down into nothingness. I must push my foot stealthily lest I should fall off the edge of the world into nothingness. I have to bang my head against some hard door to call myself back to the body.”

20. “I belong to quick, futile moments of intense feeling. Yes, I belong to moments. Not to people.”

I Belong To Quick, Futile Moments Of Intense Feeling

21. “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.”

22. “He thought her beautiful, believed her impeccably wise; dreamed of her, wrote poems to her, which, ignoring the subject, she corrected in red ink.”

23. “I will not be “famous,” “great.” I will go on adventuring, changing, opening my mind and my eyes, refusing to be stamped and stereotyped. The thing is to free one’s self: to let it find its dimensions, not be impeded.”

24. “I am made and remade continually. Different people draw different words from me.”

25. “I am rooted, but I flow.”

26. “I meant to write about death, only life came breaking in as usual”

27. “Literature is strewn with the wreckage of those who have minded beyond reason the opinion of others.”

28. “I don’t believe in aging. I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun. ”

29. “Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us.”

30. “What does the brain matter compared with the heart?”

31. “I see you everywhere, in the stars, in the river, to me you’re everything that exists; the reality of everything.”

32. “It might be possible that the world itself is without meaning.”

33. “And all the lives we ever lived and all the lives to be are full of trees
and changing leaves.”

34. “Each has his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart and his friends can only read the title.”

35. “I have a deeply hidden and inarticulate desire for something beyond the daily life.”

I have deeply hidden desire

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