You cannot find peace by avoiding life.
For most of history, Anonymous was a woman.
Really I don't like human nature unless all candied over with art.
Some people go to priests; others to poetry; I to my friends.
Why are women... so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.
A woman must have money and a room of her own.
Why are women so much more interesting to men than men are to women?
The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.
They can because they think they can.
Arrange whatever pieces come your way.
As a woman I have no country. As a woman my country is the whole world.
I read the book of Job last night, I don't think God comes out well in it.
It is far harder to kill a phantom than a reality.
You send a boy to school in order to make friends - the right sort.
That great Cathedral space which was childhood.
To enjoy freedom we have to control ourselves.
Someone has to die in order that the rest of us should value life more.
Great bodies of people are never responsible for what they do.
The older one grows, the more one likes indecency.
The poet gives us his essence, but prose takes the mold of the body and mind.
The telephone, which interrupts the most serious conversations and cuts short the most weighty observations, has a romance of its own.
The truth is, I often like women. I like their unconventionality. I like their completeness. I like their anonymity.
There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
There is much to support the view that it is clothes that wear us, and not we, them; we may make them take the mould of arm or breast, but they mould our hearts, our brains, our tongues to their liking.