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12 Memorable Quotes Virginia Woolf Left Us

 Virginia Woolf is considered one of England’s most distinguished novelists. Born on January 25, 1882, under the name Adeline Virginia Stephen, she was best known for her works ‘Mrs. Dolloway’ and ‘To the Lighthouse'.
In her childhood, Woolf was encouraged to write by her father. Throughout her prolific career, Woolf experimented with several forms of biographical writing, including short fictions, and brilliant letters she wrote to her friends and family. 

Sadly, grief and loss seemed to follow Woolf constantly. She lost her mother when she was 13 years old, and soon after her father and half-sister followed her. Nevertheless, Woolf found the strength to keep going and by her mid-forties, she established herself as an intellectual, an influential writer, and a pioneering feminist. Tragedy struck again as World War II was raging on. The house where Woolf lived with her husband Leonard was destroyed during the German attack. Unable to live a life of despair, the brilliant author ended her life by drowning on March 28, 1941. However, her sharp mind and deep ponderings are still admired today.

Here are 12 inspiring and profound quotes about being yourself, independence, and other musings on life. 
 
12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf I am not one and simple, but complex and many.
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12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself.
12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf “I don’t believe in aging. I believe in forever altering one’s aspect to the sun.”
12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf “One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.”
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12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf “When you consider things like the stars, our affairs don’t seem to matter very much, do they?”
12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf Blame it or praise it, there is no denying the wild horse in us.
12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf They can because they think they can.
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12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf If you are losing your leisure, look out! -- It may be you are losing your soul.”
 
12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf Growing up is losing some illusions, in order to acquire others.
 
12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf “He who robs us of our dreams robs us of our life.”
 
12 Profound Quotes by Virginia Woolf “Fiction is like a spider’s web, attached ever so lightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners.”
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