"Nothing induces me to read a novel except when I have to make money by writing about it. I detest them."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Virginia Woolf on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Virginia Woolf on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Virginia Woolf on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Virginia Woolf on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Virginia Woolf on Mark Twain
"It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work."
"It's not catastrophes, murders, deaths, diseases, that age and kill us it's the way people look and laugh, and run up the steps of omnibuses."
"For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?"
"Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame."
"When the shriveled skin of the ordinary is stuffed out with meaning, it satisfies the senses amazingly."
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