Home
logo
English German French
language
Virginia Woolf

Quote of Virginia Woolf - One cannot think well, love well...


Biography - Virginia Woolf:

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

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.




See also 

See also...






Quotes for: love


Quotes

Quotes about love:


Where love rules, there is no will to power and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.





To live means to love, but above all, to love life.





Love, love, all the rest is nothing.





Intelligence has value only in the service of love.





There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.





Love, and do what you will.











Quotes for: to think


Quotes

Quotes for: to think


A person who thinks all the time has nothing to think about except thoughts. So he loses touch with reality, and lives in a world of illusion.





He who thinks little, errs much.





Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.





Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.





I think, therefore I am.





For there is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.











Quotes for: sleep


Quotes

Quotes for: sleep


As a well-spent day brings happy sleep, so life well used brings happy death.





Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.





When I dance, I dance; when I sleep, I sleep.





Silence is the sleep that nourishes wisdom.





Sleep is the best meditation.





Sleep and Death are twin brothers.
Homer - Iliad - 











Quotes for: to eat


Quotes

Quotes for: to eat


One should eat to live, and not live to eat.





Man is what he eats.





You are going to let the fear of poverty govern you life and your reward will be that you will eat, but you will not live.





It is a pity that one cannot see the learned entrails of authors so as to discover what they have eaten.







Quotes

Virginia Woolf also said...


Few people ask from books what books can give us.





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.





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.












info   A quotation is a statement taken out of its context. Therefore, it is necessary to place any quotation within its author's work and its historical, geographical or philosophical context in order to fully understand its meaning. | The quotations stated on this site express their authors' opinion and do not reflect that of Buboquote.com


info   Image attribution:  title, author, license and source of the original file on Wikipedia. Modifications: changes have been made from the original file (cropping, resizing, renaming and color change).



logo

 Subscribe to the quote of the day email

Subscribe to the Quote of the Day to receive a quote every day in your inbox. It is spam-free and you can unsubscribe at any time. Subscribe to the quote of the day email