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




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Quotes for: truth

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Love truth, but pardon error.”
Voltaire - Discourse in Verse on Man - on Freedom
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Truth is the daughter of time, not of authority.”
Francis Bacon - Novum organum
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Believe those who are seeking the truth; doubt those who find it.”
André Gide
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The language of truth is simple.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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Conformity of the intellect to the things.”
Thomas Aquinas
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Mistakes are, after all, the foundations of truth, and if a man does not know what a thing is, it is at least an increase in knowledge if he knows what it is not.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Quotes for: dream

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Who looks outside, dreams who looks inside, awakes.”
Carl Gustav Jung
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Life is a sleep and love is its dream; and you have lived if you have loved.”
Alfred de Musset - À quoi rêvent les jeunes filles
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Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.”
Henry David Thoreau
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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.”
Henry David Thoreau
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Hope is a waking dream.”
Aristotle
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The interpretation of dreams is the royal road to a knowledge of the unconscious activities of the mind.”
Sigmund Freud
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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.”
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Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.”
Virginia Woolf
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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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