"It seems as if an age of genius must be succeeded by an age of endeavour riot and extravagance by cleanliness and hard work."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Virginia Woolf on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Virginia Woolf on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Virginia Woolf on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Virginia Woolf on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Virginia Woolf on Robert Frost
"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."
"Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art."