Woolf Words

“So long as you write what you wish to write, that is all that matters; and whether it matters for ages or only for hours, nobody can say.”

“The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.”

“Once she knows how to read there’s only one thing you can teach her to believe in and that is herself.”

One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.

You cannot find peace by avoiding life.

For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.

As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.

Arrange whatever pieces come your way.

The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.

Language is wine upon the lips.

To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.

Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.