Virginia Woolf quotes

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But when the self speaks to the self, who is speaking?--the entombed soul, the spirit driven in, in, in to the central catacomb; t ...
The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
That a famous library has been cursed by a woman is a matter of complete indifference to a famous library. Venerable and calm, wit ...
Women have served all these centuries as looking-glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man ...
The first duty of a lecturer--to hand you after an hour's discourse a nugget of pure truth to wrap up between the pages of your no ...
It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have ...
Publicity in women is detestable. Anonymity runs in their blood. The desire to be veiled still possesses them. They are not even n ...
Without self-confidence we are as babes in the cradles. And how can we generate this imponderable quality, which is yet so invalua ...
Young women ... you are, in my opinion, disgracefully ignorant. You have never made a discovery of any sort of importance. You hav ...
...it is fatal for anyone who writes to think of their sex. It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple; one must be woman-ma ...
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