top of page


Virginia Woolf

Top 10 Best Quotes

“As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman thinking.”

“Nothing thicker than a knife's blade separates happiness from melancholy.”

“Love, the poet said, is woman's whole existence.”

“A woman knows very well that, though a wit sends her his poems, praises her judgment, solicits her criticism, and drinks her tea, this by no means signifies that he respects her opinions, admires her understanding, or will refuse, though the rapier is denied him, to run through the body with his pen.”

“Orlando naturally loved solitary places, vast views, and to feel himself for ever and ever and ever alone.”

“All extremes of feeling are allied with madness.”

“For it would seem - her case proved it - that we write, not with the fingers, but with the whole person. The nerve which controls the pen winds itself about every fibre of our being, threads the heart, pierces the liver.”

“I'm sick to death of this particular self. I want another.”

“Was not writing poetry a secret transaction, a voice answering a voice?”

“He who robs us of our dreams robs us of our life.”

Except where otherwise noted, all rights reserved to the author(s) of this book (mentioned above). The content of this page serves as promotional material only. If you enjoyed these quotes, you can support the author(s) by acquiring the full book from Amazon.

Book Keywords:

respect, solitude, double-standards, dignity, obsession, feminism, women, inspirational, gender, equality, hypocrisy, empowerment, intelligence, poems, thought, stereotypes, social-norms, aspirations, sadness, life, writing, poetry, misogyny, men, love, self-determination, judgment, dreams, hopes, clichés, criticism

bottom of page