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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

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.




Translation

Translation

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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.

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




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Quotes for: world


Quotes

Quotes about the world:


Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.





The world is in greater peril from those who tolerate or encourage evil than from those who actually commit it.





We admire the world through what we love.





Let us read and let us dance—these two amusements will never do any harm to the world.





Be the change that you wish to see in the world.





How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.











Quotes for: Woman


Quotes

Quotes about woman:


No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.





One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.





Never forget that it will be enough for a political, economic or religious crisis for the rights of women to be called into question. These rights are never acquired. You will have to remain vigilant throughout your life.





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.





The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.





For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.











Quotes

Virginia Woolf also said...


Few people ask from books what books can give us.





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.





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.





Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.





It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.





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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