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Virginia Woolf

Quote of Virginia Woolf - Nothing induces me to read a...


Biography - Virginia Woolf:

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

Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have to make money by writing about it. I detest them.




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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.
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Few people ask from books what books can give us.
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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.
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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.
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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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