Best Quotes by Virginia Woolf (Top 10)

  1. I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
  2. Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.
  3. Books are the mirrors of the soul.
  4. One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
  5. Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
  6. If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
  7. I can only note that the past is beautiful because one never realises an emotion at the time. It expands later, and thus we don't have complete emotions about the present, only about the past.
  8. The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
  9. No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.
  10. Women have served all these centuries as looking glasses possessing the magic and delicious power of reflecting the figure of man, at twice its natural size

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