"You think ‘Okay, I get it, I’m prepared for the worst’, but you hold out that small hope, see, and that’s what fucks you up. That’s what kills you."
Stephen King, Joyland
"Loving someone who cannot love you the same way in return is not weakness. It’s one of the most courageous things you’ll ever do. You are putting your armour at their feet and you are saying ‘I will not fight you in this. I have loved you and that means that I have already won.’"
"When people say ‘This is my baby,’ they don’t always mean a baby. Sometimes they mean a dog."
A Somali student, on what has surprised her most about the United States.
"Climb the mountain so you can see the world, not so the world can see you."
"The phoenix must burn to emerge."
Read it again: EVERY. SINGLE. REPUBLICAN. Yes, that includes women.
working on my first paper of the semester.
and it’s due first thing tmrw morning!!
this habit will never stop.