Vita Sackville-West Quotes

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Vita Sackville-West

"I miss you even more than I could have believed; and I was prepared to miss you a good deal." Vita Sackville-West
Letter to Virginia Woolf (21 January 1926), quoted in Love LettersĀ : A Romantic Treasury (1996) pg. 78 Sackville-West wrote this letter to Virginia Woolf, with whom she had an affair. Woolf returned her affection in the form of the novel Orlando, which many recognize as a direct outpouring of Woolf's love. The letter also contains the line, "...you have broken down my defences. And I don't really resent it." Add Category or Author

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Vita Sackville-West

"I loved you when love was Spring, and May, Loved you when summer deepened into June, and now when autumn yellows all the leaves..." Vita Sackville-West
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"It is necessary to write, if the days are not to slip emptily by. How else, indeed, to clap the net over the butterfly of the moment? for the moment passes, it is forgotten; the mood is gone; life itself is gone. That is where the writer scores over his fellows: he catches the changes of his mind on the hop. Growth is exciting; growth is dynamic and alarming. Growth of the soul, growth of the mind." Vita Sackville-West
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Vita Sackville-West

"Women, like men, ought to have their youth so glutted with freedom they hate the very idea of freedom." Vita Sackville-West
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"Travel is the most private of pleasures. There is no greater bore than the travel bore. We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong-Kong." Vita Sackville-West
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Vita Sackville-West

"The writer catches the changes of his mind on the hop. Growth is exciting; growth is dynamic and alarming. Growth of the soul, growth of the mind." Vita Sackville-West
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"A flowerless room is a soulless room, to my way of thinking; but even on solitary little vase of a living flower may redeem it." Vita Sackville-West
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"There are no signposts in the sea." Vita Sackville-West
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"Among the many problems which beset the novelist, not the least weighty is the choice of the moment at which to begin his novel." Vita Sackville-West
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"Nothing shows up the difference between the things said or read, so much as the daily experience of it." Vita Sackville-West
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"I worshipped dead men for their strength, forgetting I was strong." Vita Sackville-West
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