Lolita is famous, not I. I am an obscure, doubly obscure, novelist with an unpronounceable name.
― Vladimir Nabokov (via observando)
For masterpieces are not single and solitary births; they are the outcome of many years of thinking in common, of thinking by the body of the people, so that the experience of the mass is behind the single voice.
― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own (via observando)