Sep 4, 2014
You don’t owe people the person you used to be. You don’t have to talk to people who are speaking to the old you. If they want to drag old you out, and you’ve already left that person behind, they don’t get to talk to you. When you’ve gone from weakness to strength, you don’t owe a show of your former self to someone who just can’t wrap their head around your change.
Dig Yourself   (via boobsandbooks)

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Aug 22, 2014
Women are tourists in sexual perversion. Men are prisoners.
Louis CK (via sunsilhouette)
Aug 22, 2014
Invest in people who invest in you.
Aug 22, 2014
Men are afraid that women will laugh at them. Women are afraid that men will kill them.
Margaret Atwood
Aug 22, 2014
When someone tells me no it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them.
Karen E. Quinones
Aug 22, 2014
To love life, to love it even when you have no stomach for it.and everything you’ve held dear crumbles like burnt paper in your hands, your throat filled with the silt of it. When grief sits with you, its tropical heat thickening the air, heavy as water more fit for gills than lungs; when grief weights you like your own flesh only more of it, an obesity of grief, you think, How can a body withstand this? Then you hold life like a face between your palms, a plain face, no charming smile, no violet eyes, and you say, yes, I will take you. I will love you, again.
Ellen Bass
Aug 22, 2014
You can’t have anything; you can’t have anything at all—-Because desire just cheats you. It’s like a sunbeam skipping here and there about a room. It stops and gilds some inconsequential object, and we poor fools try to grasp it—but when we do the sunbeam moves on to something else, and you’ve got the inconsequential part, but the glitter that made you want it is gone—
The Great Gatsby
Aug 22, 2014
Strive not be a success, but rather to be of value.
Albert Einstein
Aug 22, 2014
It isn’t the mountains ahead to climb that wear you out; it’s the pebble in your shoe.
Mohammad Ali
Aug 22, 2014
[The first-date guy is just a] mishmash of dudes for a couple of seconds each—just anything…hoping to find pay-dirt.

Louis CK

(So is the girl. No one is real.)

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