Monday, January 25, 2010

No one is afraid of her.

I learned from my Writer's Almanac today that it's Virginia Woolf's birthday.

From A Room of One's Own:

"So long as you write what you wish to write, that is all that matters; and whether it matters for ages or only for hours, nobody can say. But to sacrifice a hair of the head of your vision, a shade of its colour, in deference to some Headmaster with a silver pot in his hand or to some professor with a measuring-rod up his sleeve, is the most abject treachery."

1 comment:

Teri Lynne Underwood said...

Pattie, thank you for this! What a great quote! Now, when's the big post about the girls' performance? PICTURES!!

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