I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound or stab us. If the...– Franz Kafka (via loquehacelaprimavera)
When you’re traveling, you are what you are, right there and then. People don’t...– William Least-Heat Moon (via thatkindofwoman)
Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed...– Dream Hampton (via thatkindofwoman)
Things I Do Not Understand And Definitely Am Not...
thingsidontunderstandand: In theory: yes. In practice: no.
I came across a quote I first heard in college. The punchline has always stuck with me, as I am sure the writer had hoped. She said: “We are the daughters of the feminists who said “You can be anything” and we heard “You have to be everything.” I am not sure when exactly in my upbringing that became, what one of my theory professors would call, a “big T truth” for me. I have...
dearoldlove: When I want something, I go and earn it. If you’re not in my life…it’s because I don’t want you there.
She held herself very straight, like Audrey Hepburn, whom all women idolize and...– Jeffrey Eugenides, The Virgin Suicides (via thatkindofwoman)
When someone asks me if I'm hungry
whatshouldwecallme: Can’t stop laughing at this!
When I text my friend and all I get back is "K"
Don’t save something for a special occasion. Every day of your life is a special...– Thomas S. Monson (via thatkindofwoman)
One of the best things you can do for yourself is become acutely aware of your...– Indigo Williams (via thatkindofwoman)
We are the girls with anxiety disorders, filled appointment books, five-year...– Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters - Courtney E. Martin (via loquehacelaprimavera)
The energy of hatred won’t get you anywhere; but the energy of forgiveness,...– The Zahir, Paulo Coelho (via true-grit)
The very person who had helped me build my life had nearly destroyed me.– The Zahir, Paulo Coelho (via true-grit)