Quotes by Virginia Woolf

"I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman."

"Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind."

"Books are the mirrors of the soul."

"One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well."

"Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?"

Books by Virginia Woolf

  • Pride and Prejudice
  • 3,204,406 ratings
  • October 1st 1992 by Courage Books

    (first published January 28th 1813)

  • Jane Eyre
  • 1,706,764 ratings
  • May 23rd 2012 by BUR

    (first published October 16th 1847)

  • Cime tempestose
  • 1,415,699 ratings
  • 2006 by Einaudi

    (first published December 1847)

  • Persuasione
  • 550,137 ratings
  • September 1st 1996 by Rizzoli (Biblioteca Universale - Superclassici, SC157)

    (first published December 1817)

Virginia Woolf
  • Virginia Woolf

  • Date of birth: January 25, 1882
  • Died: March 28, 1941
  • Born: in Kensington, Middlesex, England, The United Kingdom.

  • Description: (Adeline) Virginia Woolf was an English novelist and essayist regarded as one of the foremost modernist literary figures of the twentieth century.

    During the interwar period, Woolf was a significant figure in London literary society and a member of the Bloomsbury Group. Her most famous works include the novels Mrs. Dalloway (1925), To the Lighthouse (1927), and Orlando (1928), and the book-length essay A Room of One's Own (1929) with its famous dictum, "a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction."