Gretchen Rubin

“She Always Had the Feeling That It Was Very, Very Dangerous To Live Even One Day.”

“She had a perpetual sense, as she watched the taxi cabs, of being out, out, far out to sea and alone; she always had the feeling that it was very, very dangerous to live even one day.”
--Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway

I love the work of Virginia Woolf, and of everything she wrote, this short passage is one that haunts me often.

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