A Trio of Literary Birthdays: Burns, Maugham, Woolf

Robert Burns was born on 25 January 1759.

Robert Burns

Robert Burns

“Let them cant about decorum, who have characters to lose!”-Robert Burns

W. Somerset Maugham was born 25 January 1874.

W. Somerset Maugham

W. Somerset Maugham

“Impropriety is the soul of wit.”-W. Somerset Maugham

Virginia Woolf was born on 25 January 1882.

Virginia Woolf by Roger Fry

Virginia Woolf by Roger Fry

“You cannot find peace by avoiding life.”-Virginia Woolf

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20 thoughts on “A Trio of Literary Birthdays: Burns, Maugham, Woolf

  1. oh lord.

    that’s the 3rd time we’ve heard that quote from Virginia this week.

    we have a great deal of peace right now.

    does that mean we’re avoiding Life?

    oh dear.

    πŸ˜‰

    *wavingfromlosangeles*

    _teamgloria x

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