There it was before her - life. Life: she thought but she did not finish her thought. She took a look at life, for she had a clear sense of it there, something real, something private, which she shared neither with her children nor with her husband. A sort of transaction went on between them, in which she was on one side, and life was on another, and she was always trying to get the better of it, as it was of her; and sometimes they parleyed (when she sat alone); there were, she remembered, great reconciliation scenes; but for the most part, oddly enough, she must admit that she felt this thing that she called life terrible, hostile, and quick to pounce on you if you gave it a chance. . Virginia Woolf
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The quote “There it was before her - life. Life: she thought but she did not finish her thought” by Antonia White is an interesting work of art, depicting life as a mysterious being that one never fully understands. It is difficult to say that you understand life fully, despite being alive, because it constantly changes. Each time you turn around, you are confronted with changes that your mind cannot comprehend.

As for the quote “Life: she thought but she did not finish her thought”, I believe this quote is very true. You cannot always understand life fully, but life has to be understood in some way or another because it is the thing which keeps us alive.

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