Vita Sackville-West Quotes

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Ambition, old as mankind, the immemorial weakness of the strong.


That pathetic short-cut suggested by Nature the supreme joker as a remedy for our loneliness.


A flowerless room is a soulless room, to my way of thinking; but even one solitary little vase of a living flower may redeem it.


It is necessary to write, if the days are not to slip emptily by. How else, indeed, to clap the net over the butterfly of the moment?

why I write