I have done bad things. I can’t take them back, and they are part of who I am. Most of the time, they seem like the only thing I am.
Veronica Roth, Insurgent (via simply-quotes)
Life is a garden, not a road. We enter and exit through the same gate. Wandering, where we go matters less than what we notice.
Kurt Vonnegut (via likeafieldmouse)
When others asked the truth of me, I was convinced it was not the truth they wanted, but an illusion they could bear to live with.
Anaïs Nin   (via thatkindofwoman)
Desire is no light thing.
Anne Carson, Autobiography of Red (via proustitute)
I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me.
Tracee Ellis Ross (via shroomfairy)
What’s your favorite thing about her?"
“She still gets giddy when she sees a firefly.
in humans of new york  (via thatkindofwoman)
Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.
Pablo Picasso (1881–1973, Spanish)

Jenny Holzer
And yet it disturbs me to learn I have hurt someone unintentionally. I want all my hurts to be intentional.
From Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood (via hush-syrup)
Do I contradict myself? Very well, then, I contradict myself; I am large — I contain multitudes.
Walt Whitman  (via thatkindofwoman)