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A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
Writers and Writing
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Against you I will fling myself, unvanquished and unyielding, O Death!
Death and Dying
Virginia Woolf

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Arrange Whatever pieces come your way.
Opportunity
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As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.
Women
Virginia Woolf

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At 46 one must be a miser; only have time for essentials.
Age and Aging
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Boredom is the legitimate kingdom of the philanthropic.
Philanthropists
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Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do.
Crowds
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Humor is the first gift to perish in a foreign language.
Translation
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On the outskirts of every agony sits some observant fellow who points.
Pain
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One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
Food and Eating
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Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.
Human Nature
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Rigid, the skeleton of habit alone upholds the human frame.
Habit
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Sleep, that deplorable curtailment of the joy of life.
Sleep
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Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.
Friends and Friendship
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That great Cathedral space which was childhood.
Childhood
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The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
People, Other
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The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.
Age and Aging
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The poet gives us his essence, but prose takes the mold of the body and mind.
Poetry and Poets
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The word-coining genius, as if thought plunged into a sea of words and came up dripping.
Words
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To depend upon a profession is a less odious form of slavery than to depend upon a father.
Professions and Professionals
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To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
Self-control
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We are nauseated by the sight of trivial personalities decomposing in the eternity of print.
Writers and Writing
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Why are women so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
Men and Women
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Yet it is in our idleness, in our dreams, that the submerged truth sometimes comes to the top.
Idleness
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