Top 20 Virginia Woolf Quotes To Motivate Your Life

Virginia Woolf Quotes

If you are looking for energetic words, and positive thinking to redirect your life in a positive way then Virginia Woolf quotes will help you. She is regarded as one of the most popular English writer, born on 25 January 1882. So far her works have been translated into 50 different languages.

Among those books here are the 10 most popular ones.

  1. Dalloway
  2. To the Lighthouse
  3. A Room of One’s Own
  4. Orlando
  5. The Waves
  6. The Voyage Out
  7. Night and Day
  8. Jacob’s Room
  9. Between the Acts
  10. A Writer’s Diary

Top 20 Virginia Woolf Quotes To Motivate Your Life

1. “Books are the mirrors of the soul.”

2. “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, A Room of One’s Own“Books, are the mirrors of the soul.”

3. “Each had his past shut in him like the leaves of a book known to him by heart; and his friends could only read the title.”

4. “I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.”

5. “Why are women… so much more interesting to men than men are to women?”

6. “Fiction is like a spider’s web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners.”

7. “At one and the same time, therefore, society is everything and society is nothing. Society is the most powerful concoction in the world and society has no existence whatsoever.”

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

9. “Nothing has really happened until it has been described.”

10. “If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”

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

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

13. “As a woman, I have no country. As a woman, I want no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.”

14. “The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.”

15. “Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us. To gallop intemperately; fall on the sand tired out; to feel the earth spin; to have—positively—a rush of friendship for stones and grasses, as if humanity were over, and as for men and women, let them go hang—there is no getting over the fact that this desire seizes us pretty often.”

16. “As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman thinking.”

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

18. “Green in nature is one thing, green in literature another. Nature and letters seem to have a natural antipathy; bring them together and they tear each other to pieces.”

19. “A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”

20. “Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.”

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