Kitty: Oh, you're reading a book?
Laura Brown: Yeah.
Kitty: What's this one about?
Laura Brown: Oh, it's about this woman who's incredibly - well, she's a hostess and she's incredibly confident and she's going to give a party. And, maybe because she's confident, everyone thinks she's fine... but she isn't.
A woman's whole life in a single day. Just one day. And in that day her whole life.Virginia Woolf
Richard Brown: Who is this party for?
Clarissa Vaughan: What are you asking, what are you trying to say?
Richard Brown: I'm not trying to say anything. I think I'm staying alive just to satisfy you.
Baby. Baby, you have to be brave now.Laura Brown
I can't think of anything more exhilarating than a trip to London.Virginia Woolf
Don't worry, honey. Everything's fine. We're going to have a wonderful party. We've made Daddy such a nice cake.Laura Brown
Your aunt is a very lucky woman, Angelica. She has two lives. She has the life she is leading, and also the books she is writing.Vanessa Bell
Laura Brown: We're baking the cake to show him that we love him.
Richie Brown: Otherwise he won't know we love him?
Laura Brown: That's right.
Just wait till I die. Then you'll have to think of yourself. How are you going to like that?Richard Brown
I've been attended by doctors, who inform me OF MY OWN INTERESTS.Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf: [writing in her book] Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself.
Laura Brown: [reading in bed] Mrs. Dalloway said she would buy the flowers herself.
Clarissa Vaughan: Sally, I think I'll buy the flowers myself.
Sally Lester: What? What flowers?
Sally Lester: Oh, shit! I forgot!
Clarissa Vaughn: He gives me that look.
Julia: What look?
Clarissa Vaughn: To say your life is trivial. You are so trivial.