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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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It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work.
Virginia Woolf




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Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.”
Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Reflexions and Maxims
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In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.”
Arthur Schopenhauer
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What might be taken for a precocious genius is the genius of childhood. When the child grows up, it disappears without a trace. It may happen that this boy will become a real painter some day, or even a great painter. But then he will have to begin everything again, from zero.”
Pablo Picasso
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My books are like water those of the great geniuses are wine. (Fortunately) everybody drinks water.”
Mark Twain
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What moves those of genius, what inspires their work is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough.”
Eugene Delacroix
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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.”
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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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