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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

A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.




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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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No one is more arrogant toward women, more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.
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One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.
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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.
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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.
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The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
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Quotes for: writing


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Quotes for: writing


Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.
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Thus, down to the time of Gutenberg, architecture is the principal writing, the universal writing.
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A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
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It's none of their business that you have to learn how to write. Let them think you were born that way.
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For a long time now I have tried simply to write the best I can. Sometimes I have good luck and write better than I can.
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I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
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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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