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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

The beautiful seems right by force of beauty, and the feeble wrong because of weakness.




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Quotes for: beauty


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Quotes about beauty:


Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
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Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.
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What beauty is, I know not.
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I hold that the perfection of form and beauty is contained in the sum of all men.
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Beauty is the sole ambition, the exclusive goal of Taste.
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I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
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Quotes for: weakness


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Quotes about weakness:


No man is weak by choice.
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Man is but a reed, the most feeble thing in nature, but he is a thinking reed.
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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
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Love you will find only where you may show yourself weak without provoking strength.
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What is tolerance? It is the endowment of humanity. We are all steeped in weakness and error; let us forgive each other our stupidities, that is the first law of nature.
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The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
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Virginia Woolf also said...


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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