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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

Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.




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Quotes for: habit


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Quotes for: habit


Custom is second nature.





The time at our disposal each day is elastic the passions we feel dilate it, those that inspire us shrink it, and habit fills it.





While love may overcome death, it happens that a small, mean habit can overcome love.





Custom, then, is the great guide to human life.





Great is the power of habit. It teaches us to bear fatigue and to despise wounds and pain.





Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.











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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.





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.












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