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Virginia Woolf

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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

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Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.
Virginia Woolf




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Why should poetry have to make sense?”
Charlie Chaplin
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Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.”
Aristotle
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Poetry is related to philosophy as experience is related to empirical science.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - The World as Will and Representation
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Poetry heals the wounds inflicted by reason.”
Novalis
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Poesy dissolves foreign being into our own.”
Novalis - Fragments
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Love is the poetry of the senses.”
Honore de Balzac
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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.”
Virginia Woolf
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Few people ask from books what books can give us.”
Virginia Woolf
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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.”
Virginia Woolf
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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.”
Virginia Woolf
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Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.”
Virginia Woolf
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It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.”
Virginia Woolf
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