Virginia Woolf Quotes
Yet, it is true, poetry is delicious; the best prose is that which is most full of poetry.
Montaigne, in Times Literary Supplement (January 31, 1924)
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The poet gives us his essence, but prose takes the mould of the body and mind entire.
Prose was born yesterday: you have to keep that in mind. Verse is the form par excellence of ancient literatures. All possible prosodic variations...
Simone de Beauvoir
Writer, Novelist, Essayist
January 25, 1882 - March 28, 1941