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Quote of Virginia Woolf - It is in our idleness, in...


Biography - Virginia Woolf:

English writer.
Born: 1882 - Died: 1941
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

It is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.




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Quotes for: truth


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Quotes for: truth


Truth prevails only to the extent that we successfully assert it. The victory of reason can only be the victory of rational people.





Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.





Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.





Love truth, but pardon error.





The language of truth is simple.





Conformity of the intellect to the things.











Quotes for: dream


Quotes

Quotes for: dream


Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.





Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.





The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.





Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.





I have learned, that if one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life he has imagined, he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.





Hope is a waking dream.











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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.





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












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