"The truth is, I pretend to be a cynic, but I am really a dreamer who is terrified of wanting something she may never get."

— Joanna Hoffman  (via closedforprayer)

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"In actuality, women are complicated, women are multifaceted. Not because women are crazy, but because people are crazy, and women happen to be people"

— Tavi Gevinson  (via dirty-shirley)  (via dirty-shirley)

This x infinity.

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"I’m not good. I don’t know why people have to pretend to be good, nobody’s good."

— Tennessee Williams, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (via larmoyante)

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"My basic message is: believe in what you do, and put your heart and soul into it, and then be willing to fight for it."

— Joe Eszterhas

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"Whatever you fear most has no power… it is your fear that has the power."

— Oprah Winfrey (via unconditionedconsciousness)

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"Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to you."

— Carl Jung (via perfect)

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"Writers don’t write from experience, though many are resistant to admit that they don’t. I want to be clear about this. If you wrote from experience, you’d get maybe one book, maybe three poems. Writers write from empathy."

— Nikki Giovanni (via amandaonwriting)

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"The best sex and the most satisfying sex are not the same. I have had great sex with men who were intimate terrorists."

— bell hooks (via athousandhouseslong)

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"In the end, we’ll all become stories."

— Margaret Atwood (via paperlover)

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"We have all sufficient strength to support the pain of others."

— La Rochefoucauld, 1613-1680 (via howtobeunrelatable)

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