We love Virginia Woolf, so we couldn’t resist adding her to the list of writers we’ve quoted. Again, these are her quotes about writing. We think these are Virginia Woolf’s best 10 Quotes on writing. You judge, and remember to share them on your social networks. These are classic quotes by Virginia Woolf. She was an astute observer of life and writing, and creativity. These quotes are the outline of that talent, and that passion. We hope they inspire you to write, or maybe even give you some insight into the craft that will get you thinking.
Also, we started this as the 10 Virginia Woolf Quotes on Writing post, but we are going to be adding more quotes to this page. She just had so much to say about writing. So look for updates in the future.
Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman. -Virginia Woolf
Books are the mirrors of the soul. -Virginia Woolf
Language is wine upon the lips. -Virginia Woolf
Nothing has really happened until it has been recorded. -Virginia Woolf
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. -Virginia Woolf
Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most full of poetry. -Virginia Woolf
Fiction is like a spider’s web, attached ever so slightly perhaps, but still attached to life at all four corners. Often attachment is scarcely perceptible. -Virginia Woolf
A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction. -Virginia Woolf
Writing is like sex. First you do it for love, then you do it for friends, and then you do it for money. -Virginia Woolf
it is strange how a scrap of poetry works in the mind and makes the lefts move in time to it along the road. -Virginia Woolf