Quotes I like

The fountain of content

“The fountain of content must spring up in the mind and he who hath so little knowledge of human nature as to seek happiness by changing anything but his own disposition will waste his life in fruitless efforts and multiply the grief he proposes to remove”

-Samuel Johnson

Quotes I like

Virginia Wolf

“He knew how to make a luncheon pass agreeably without being dull or intimate.”

“I’m convinced people are wrong when they say it’s work that wears one; it’s responsibility.”

“young women with their hair down pointing a gun at the stars”

“A little house in a garden. I had one once in Ireland. One could lie in bed in the mornin’ and pick roses outside the window with one’s toes.”

“there’s one advantage I find in extreme old age – noting matters a hang except one’s food and one’s digestion”

-The Voyage Out
“Eyelids would have been fastened down by the rain”

“The child’s bucket was half-full of rainwater; and the opal-shelled crab slowly circled round the bottom, trying with its weakly legs to climb the steep side; trying again and falling back, and trying again and again.”

-Jacobs Room