"Mental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth."
"Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect."Virginia Woolf on Mark Twain
"The hardest thing to understand in the world is the income tax."Virginia Woolf on Albert Einstein
"There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure."Virginia Woolf on Colin Powell
"Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all."Virginia Woolf on Dale Carnegie
"If there is anything that a man can do well, I say let him do it. Give him a chance."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."