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Virginia Woolf

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Biography - Virginia Woolf:

English writer.
Born: 1882 - Died: 1941
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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In fact, as a woman, I have no country. As a woman I want no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.
Virginia Woolf




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
En tant que femme je n'ai pas de pays, en tant que femme je ne désire pas de pays, mon pays c'est le monde entier.”
Virginia Woolf

German
In Wahrheit habe ich als Frau kein Land. Als Frau will ich kein Land haben. Als Frau ist mein Land die ganze Welt.”
Virginia Woolf




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Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.”
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Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
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The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways. The point, however, is to change it.”
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Quotes about woman:



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No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.”
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No longer shall I paint interiors with men reading and women knitting. I will paint living people who breathe and feel and suffer and love.”
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One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.”
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The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.”
Virginia Woolf
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For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.”
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A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.”
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Few people ask from books what books can give us.”
Virginia Woolf
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It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.”
Virginia Woolf
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Let a man get up and say, Behold, this is the truth, and instantly I perceive a sandy cat filching a piece of fish in the background. Look, you have forgotten the cat, I say.”
Virginia Woolf
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Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.”
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It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.”
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It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.”
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