Virginia Woolf. Night and Day is my favorite book by her, and personally I think it demonstrates aspects of her much better than Orlando does.
Virginia and Leonard Woolf
Virginia Woolf at 14 years old, 1896.
"No need to hurry. No need to sparkle. No need to be anybody but oneself." Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf, from The Waves
I'm in purgatory with my husband. He came back, however I've finally been allowing myself to be who I am moreso each day, and he hates it, but I can't let that stop me.
things in themselves... Virginia Woolf
“I am sick to death of this particular self. I want another.” —Virginia Woolf, 'Orlando'
"life without illusion ..." -Virginia Woolf