Top 10 Virginia Woolf Quotes

Virginia Woolf(January 25, 1882 – March 28, 1941), born Adeline Virginia Stephen, was an English writer and her best known novels include Mrs. Dalloway, A Room of One’s Own, and To the Lighthouse.

Here are Virgina Woolf’s top ten greatest quotes:

I.

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.

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II.

Arrange whatever pieces come your way.

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III.

When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don’t seem to matter very much, do they?

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IV.

The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.

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V.

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

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VI.

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

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VII.

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

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VIII.

No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.

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IX.

I am rooted, but I flow.

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X.

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

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Thank you Virginia Woolf!

Interesting Virginia Woolf Facts:

  • She founded with her husband, Leonard Woolf, the Hogarth Press in 1917.
  • She struggled with mental illness.
  • Her father, Leslie Stephan was the founding editor of the Dictionary of National Biography.
  • She was friends with T.S. Eliot.

What are some of your favorite quotes?

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