Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.
More Quotes from Virginia Woolf:Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.
There is no room for the impurities of literature in an essay.
It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour; riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out.
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
This soul, or life within us, by no means agrees with the life outside us. If one has the courage to ask her what she thinks, she is always saying the very opposite to what other people say.
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