Quotation by Virginia Woolf

If we didn't live venturously, plucking the wild goat by the beard, and trembling over precipices, we should never be depressed, I've no doubt; but already should be faded, fatalistic and aged.
Virginia Woolf (1882–1941), British novelist. A Writer's Diary, entry for May 26, 1924, ed. Leonard Woolf (1954).
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