The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three Quotes

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The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930 The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930 by Virginia Woolf
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“I see the mountains in the sky; the great clouds; and the moon; I have a great and astonishing sense of something there, which is “it”—it is not exactly beauty that I mean. It is that the thing is in itself enough: satisfactory, achieved. A sense of my own strangeness, walking on the earth is there too: of the infinite oddity of the human position; with the moon up there and those mountain clouds.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“I always had the deepest affection for people who carried sublime tears in their silences.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“To upset everything every 3 or 4 years is my notion of a happy life.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“Habits gradually change the face of one's life as time changes one's physical face; & one does not know it.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“Time flaps on the mast--”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“I sleep among ravishing illusions and wake to their burden.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“At the moment 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, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“I use my friends rather as giglamps : There's another field I see: by your light. Over there's a hill. I widen my landscape.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“Joy's life in the doing (..) I mean it's the writing, not the being read that excites me.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“The immense success of our life, is I think, that our treasure is hid away; or rather in such common things that nothing can touch it.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930
“Habits gradually change the face of ones life as time changes one's physical face;& one does not know it.”
Virginia Woolf, The Diary of Virginia Woolf, Volume Three: 1925-1930