Keeping A Diary: Virginia Woolf

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Should you wish to make sure that your birthday will be celebrated three hundred years hence, your best course undoubtedly is to keep a diary. Only first be certain that you have the courage to lock your genius in a private book and the humour to gloat over a fame that will be yours in the grave. For the good diarist writes either for himself alone of for a  posterity so distant that it can safely hear every secret and justly weigh every motive.

Virginia Woolf

The Common Reader
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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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