To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
More Quotes from Virginia Woolf:Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.
It will be all over this day week - comfort - discomfort and the zest and rush that no engagements, hours, habits give. Then we shall take them up again with more than the zest of traveling.
Inevitably we look upon society, so kind to you, so harsh to us, as an ill-fitting form that distorts the truth deforms the mind fetters the will.
The word-coining genius, as if thought plunged into a sea of words and came up dripping.
For love... has two faces one white, the other black two bodies one smooth, the other hairy. It has two hands, two feet, two tails, two, indeed, of every member and each one is the exact opposite of the other. Yet, so strictly are they joined together
Nothing has really happened until it has been recorded.
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It's one of those records that will stand forever. I really can't imagine anyone touching it.
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.