"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."
"Green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises."Virginia Woolf on Pedro Calderon de la Barca
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom."Virginia Woolf on Anais Nin
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."Virginia Woolf on Albert Einstein
"I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes."Virginia Woolf on e. e. cummings
"All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind."Virginia Woolf on Abraham Lincoln
"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."