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Top 10 Virginia Woolf Quotations

top 10 quotations by Virginia Woolf

Virginia Woolf (1882 1941) was an English writer, considered one of the most important modernist authors of the 20th century. Woolf was a central figure in the Bloomsbury Group, a collective of intellectuals and artists in London. She is best known for her novels exploring the intimate psychological depth of her characters, her experiments with narrative forms, and her commentary on the social and political issues of her time. Notable works include 'Mrs Dalloway', 'To the Lighthouse', and 'Orlando'. Woolf also wrote pioneering essays on the politics of women's rights, literary history, and the arts. Her influential essay 'A Room of One's Own' introduced the famous declaration, 'A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.'

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

"I am rooted, but I flow." Virginia Woolf

"You cannot find peace by avoiding life." Virginia Woolf

"For most of history, Anonymous was a woman." Virginia Woolf

"Books are the mirrors of the soul." Virginia Woolf

"Freedom is to think or not think, to say or not say, to do or not do as you feel and not as you are told." Virginia Woolf

"Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind." Virginia Woolf

"Growing older is to grow more percipient, that is to say, more disillusioned." Virginia Woolf

"The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages." Virginia Woolf

"If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people." Virginia Woolf

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