When, however, one reads of a witch being ducked, of a woman possessed by devils, of a wise woman selling herbs, or even a very remarkable man who had a mother, then I think we are on the track of a lost novelist, a suppressed poet. . . indeed, I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
Quotes you may like!
The Strongest Actions For A Woman Is To Love Herself, Be herself And Shine amongst Those Who Never Believed She Could.
Orlando naturally loved solitary places, vast views, and to feel himself for ever and ever and ever alone. ~ Virginia Woolf
There was a star riding through clouds one night, & I said to the star, ‘Consume me’ ~ Virginia Woolf
Second hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack. ~ Virginia Woolf
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. ~ Virginia Woolf
I thought how unpleasant it is to be locked out; and I thought how it is worse, perhaps, to be locked in. ~ Virginia Woolf
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. ~ Virginia Woolf
When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don’t seem to matter very much, do they? ~ Virginia Woolf