Virginia Woolf

To the Lighthouse – Virginia Woolf

1. „Indeed he seemed to her sometimes made differently from other people, born blind, deaf and dumb to the ordinary things, but to the extraordinary things, with an eye like an eagle’s. His understandings often astonished her.” 2. „What does one live for? Why, one asked oneself, does one take all these pains for the human race to go on? Is it so very desirable? Are we attractive as a species? Not so very, he thought (…). Foolish...

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Camera lui Jacob – Virginia Woolf

1. „Cine va uita ca aceasta uitare de sine, cand se insoteste cu abundenta, bun-simt, paloare, atitudini intamplatoare, clipe de uimitoare indrazneala, umor si sentimentalism – cine va nega ca in aceste privinte o femeie este mai agreabila decat orice barbat?” 2. „Suntem fie barbati, fie femei. Fie ca suntem reci, fie ca suntem sentimentali. Ori suntem tineri, ori imbatranim. In orice caz, viata nu este decat un cortegiu de umbre si Dumnezeu...

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