"Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Virginia Woolf on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Virginia Woolf on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Virginia Woolf on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Virginia Woolf on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Virginia Woolf on Marilyn Monroe
"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?"
"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."