Almost any biographer, if he respects facts, can give us much more than another fact to add to our collection. He can give us the creative fact; the fertile fact; the fact that suggests and engenders.
More Quotes from Virginia Woolf:I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.
Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.
I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
The beauty of the world, which is so soon to perish, has two edges, one of laughter, one of anguish, cutting the heart asunder.
It is far harder to kill a phantom than a reality.
At 46 one must be a miser only have time for essentials.
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I can explain that shot. Arnold moved his wallet to the other pocket.
If you don't have any fight in you, you might as well be dead.
Life is as tedious as twice-told tale, vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.