Virginia Woolf

“Yes, our old age is not going to be sunny orchard drowse. By shutting down the fire curtain, though, I find I can live in the moment; which is good; why yield a moment to regret or envy or worry? Why indeed? (24 December 1940)”


Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Five: 1936-1941
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