Virginia Woolf Quotes (196 quotes)
Three Guineas (1938)
Monday or Tuesday (1921), "An Unwritten Novel"
“If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.”
The Leaning Tower, lecture delivered to the Workers' Educational Association, Brighton (May 1940) - The Moment and Other Essays (1948)
“Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged; life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end.”
Modern Fiction - The Common Reader (1925)
Ch. 1 (p. 4) - A Room of One's Own (1929)
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Born: January 25, 1882
Died: March 28, 1941 (aged 59)
Occupation: Author, novelist, essayist, publisher, critic
Bio: Adeline Virginia Woolf was an English writer, regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.
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