"To look life in the face, always, to look life in the face, and to know it for what it is...at last, to love it for what it is, and then to put it away." 

"There was a star riding through clouds one night, & I said to the star, 'Consume me'."
— Virginia Woolf (The Waves)

"No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself."
— Virginia Woolf (A Room of One's Own, and Three Guineas)

"I am rooted, but I flow."
— Virginia Woolf

"Love, the poet said, is woman's whole existence."
— Virginia Woolf (Orlando)

"Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us."
— Virginia Woolf (Jacob's Room)

oh how i love virginia woolf. 


  1. heeey,
    i love your lay out! especially this title, it's so vintage.
    I've heard of Virginia Woolf sometimes. she seems to be a great writer, thanks for your advice!

  2. beautiful. you know how much i love quotes! ;)

  3. How much I love her too! This summer I visited St Ives, a small village in Cornwall (UK) where she spent most of her childhood summers and it was absolutely amazing!

  4. i love virginia woolf, too. these are some of my favorite quotes.