The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself.
Maya Angelou rented hotel rooms to write (even though she owned a house) and drank a cup of sherry (even at 6:15 in the morning).
Bad girls have good stories, after all.
“You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try accepting yourself and see what happens.”
You have cut yourself open, vulnerable, exposed and figuratively naked to both happiness and pain. You have loved and lost. There is no better way to state that.
“Don’t let the bastards grind you down.”
– Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale
return to each other in waves.
this is how water
— Nayyirah Waheed
“I wish I would have been able to look for love within myself instead of worrying so much about finding someone to do that job for me.”
The amount of malice spewing from the mask of people’s keyboards was absolutely insane.
“I always did something I was a little not ready to do. I think that is how you grow.” –Marissa Mayer