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The strange thing about life is that though the nature of it must have been apparent to every one for hundreds of years, no one has left any adequate account of it. The streets of London have their map; but our passions are uncharted. What are you going to meet if you turn this corner?
Jacob's Room (1922)
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That great Cathedral space which was childhood.
Moments of Being (1939-1940)
If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people.
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The artist after all is a solitary being.
The Death of the Moth and Other Essays (1942)
Though we see the same world, we see it through different eyes. Any help we can give you must be different from that you can give yourselves, and perhaps the value of that help may lie in the fact of that difference.
Three Guineas (1938)
Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost friends, some by death… others through sheer inability to cross the street.
The Waves (1931)