There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
More Quotes from Virginia Woolf:There was another flourish and then the trio dashed spontaneously into the triumphant swing of the waltz. It was as though the room were instantly flooded with water. After a moment's hesitation first one couple, then another, leapt into mid-stream, and went round and round in the eddies.
Most of a modest woman's life was spent, after all, in denying what, in one day at least of every year, was made obvious.
Nothing has really happened until it has been recorded.
Publicity in women is detestable. Anonymity runs in their blood. The desire to be veiled still possesses them. They are not even now as concerned about the health of their fame as men are, and, speaking generally, will pass a tombstone or a signpost without feeling an irresistible desire to cut their names on it.
Who shall measure the hat and violence of the poet's heart when caught and tangled in a woman's body?
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Each morning when I awake, I experience again a supreme pleasure - that of being Salvador Dali.
Absence of proof is not proof of absence.
Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent.