It is fatal to be a man or woman pure and simple: one must be a woman manly, or a man womanly.
More Quotes from Virginia Woolf:To depend upon a profession is a less odious form of slavery than to depend upon a father.
What I like, or one of the things I like, about motoring is the sense it gives one of lighting accidentally, like a voyager who touches another planet with the tip of his toe, upon scenes which would have gone on, have always gone on, will go on, unrecorded, save for this chance glimpse. Then it seems to me I am allowed to see the heart of the world uncovered for a moment.
Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
What is meant by ''reality'' It would seem to be something very erratic, very undependable -- now to be found in a dusty road, now in a scrap of newspaper in the street, now a daffodil in the sun. It lights up a group in a room and stamps some casual saying
At 46 one must be a miser only have time for essentials.
It is far more difficult to murder a phantom than a reality.
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A string of excited, fugitive, miscellaneous pleasures is not happiness; happiness resides in imaginative reflection and judgment, when the picture of one's life, or of human life, as it truly has been or is, satisfies the will, and is gladly accepted.
I have great faith in the jury system.
Judge Mills Lane
In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary range of built-in furniture.