Everyone else is off falling in love and acting stupid and goofy and sweet and...– Robyn Scherbatsky, How I Met Your Mother (via theseinfiniteinfinities)
mortals: why are you so dressed up?
me: because it's a day of the week.
This is about my someday daughter, already stung stained with insecurity...– Katie Makkai (via losefatgainfit)
Once you start to speak, people will yell at you. They will interrupt you, put...– Audre Lorde (via thechocolatebrigade)
Adulthood feels like walking around in the desert with a bag over your head,...– Dylan Moran (via relatedworlds)
Your catcalls are not a compliment. →
nessfraserloves: I know this has been written about by others in ways that are a lot more articulate and interesting — but to be honest, I just need a place to express how fucking angry I am right now. So shitty men of Toronto, listen up: Your catcalls are not a compliment. Honking at me from your lifted Ford Ranger doesn’t make me feel sexy, it makes me feel powerless and objectified....
historicalslut: thesavagesalad: but really tho abortion and access to safe and affordable family planning services, contraception, well rounded sex ed is something i care about and i shit u not this blog will not be kind to you if you are pro life xoxo seconded.
What is your life about, anyway? Nothing but a struggle to be someone. Nothing...– Rumi (via honeychurch)
crypticskies: I have known desperation as intimately as a lover and I’ve had hope pried from me like a babe from a mother. Yet I still trudge, staggering my dance of humanity for I am human and we still carry on. We carry on stone faced, stone hearted, stone minded held together by nothing but cracks and the emptiness between them.
vvrists: i literally push people that like me away because i don’t want them to like me because i don’t even like me
Nora Ephron: What I Won't and Will Miss →
youmightfindyourself: The great Nora Ephron passed away yesterday, aged 71, following a battle with leukemia that began in 2006. She had many strings to her bow, but most notably wrote the screenplays to some of the best loved films ever to grace the big screen, many of which she also directed and produced. She wrote the following lists — of things she won’t and will miss — in 2010 and used them...
I realized my type is me, but better. Which I think is ok, I just need to find...– Simon Amstell (via edgarsux)
Le Cirque du Dédain: how do we forgive our fathers →
drfitzmonster: How do we forgive our Fathers? Maybe in a dream Do we forgive our Fathers for leaving us too often or forever when we were little? Maybe for scaring us with unexpected rage or making us nervous because there never seemed to be any rage there at all. Do we forgive our Fathers for marrying or not marrying our Mothers? For Divorcing or not divorcing our Mothers? And shall we...
Do you think it matters how many people someone has slept with? No, and it...– John Green (via damnitfeelsgoodtobeavegan)
I have always lived violently, drunk hugely, eaten too much or not at all, slept...– Steinbeck (via thatkindofwoman)
IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND YOU WERE FULL OF JOY– Jenny Holzer, Survival (1983-5)
perhaps somewhere, someplace deep inside your being, you have undergone...– rainer maria rilke (via dreamhampton1)
I carry silence with me the way others carry snapshots of loved ones. I offer...– Stephen Dunn, lines from section 4 of “Legacy”, in Not Dancing, with thanks to apoetreflects (via growing-orbits)
Your eyes make me shy.– Anaïs Nin (via audreylostinparis, quotewhore) (via irredescent) (via rabbits-foot) (via neverendingpoetry)
The thing about patriarchy is that individual men, gay and straight, are often...– (via forgetwhoweare) Must Keep In mind When talking To my dad (via freesamuel) I feel like I reblog this all the time. (via historicalslut)
Not being assaulted is not a privilege to be earned through the judicious...– Emily Nagoski. (via rapeisnotajoke) This quote is awesome. (via magesmagesmages) #Oh my God #THIS #FUCKING THIS #I would like to print this out #and staple it to the forehead of every guy who’s tried to tell me that women ‘just need to be careful about where they go/how they dress/how they...
Let me tell you something: as someone who faces sexism on a very personal level,...– stfusexists. (via historicalslut)
Smart girls are the overthinkers, the insecure ones, the different ones. They...– Unknown (via pureasgold)
The most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly the one...– Søren Kierkegaard (via 4788)
Everything is a self-portrait. A diary. Your whole drug history’s in a strand of...– Chuck Palahniuk (via spinals)
Broken though I am, and battered though I may be, you found love, in me.– Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson (via tylerknott)
I once hosted an introverted party. Everyone came over and did their own thing...– - Anonymous The Introvert’s Corner blog: “We Gotta Fight for our Right Not to Party” (on Boing Boing) (via librarian-esque, herself) (via softwhisper) (via rememo)
Nothing can wear you out like caring about people.– S.E. Hinton, That Was Then, This Is Now (via obdormio)
anarttoeverything: “The crime of not being what we seem, or of not being anything in particular… for isn’t that really what you feared you were?” (Mary Jo Salter, “Elegies for Etsuko”)
athousandvoicestalk: sweetkrokodil: St....
lesbian-a-la-mode: I want to be the one you want in your mind and your gut and your bathroom But I don’t want you to fuck the whole world to find out. Charles Bukowski
A woman’s worst nightmare? That’s pretty easy. Novelist Margaret Atwood writes...– http://www.pbs.org/kued/nosafeplace/articles/nightmare.html (via alullaby) That sums it up (via erikawithac) This reminds me of a discussion we had in school, and one girl was talking about living in fear of her safety because she is a girl, and this guy chimed in and was all “It’s hard for guys...
For most of life, nothing wonderful happens. If you don’t enjoy getting up and...– (via hellodearjournal)
One day, a long time from now you’ll cease to care anymore whom you please or...– J.D. Salinger (via 500daysofkissingmypillow)
It’s great when you finally realize that being miserable doesn’t protect you...– Alain de Botton (via simply-quotes)