drink your juice.: I was just lying in bed with my... →
christinefriar: I was just lying in bed with my shower-wet hair wrapped in a towel trying to unpack why the ever-growing social media holiday blitz bums me out, when I stumbled onto a thought train that I felt okay about. Somewhere along the line my mom decided to be a mom. She chose me. I was in her, and she…
As I look back on my life, I realize that every time I thought I was being...– Steve Maraboli (via whenmysexyisright)
i had a dream about you last night, because i read on that stupid website about how your bike got stolen. which made me realize that i didn’t know you had a bike. did you have a bike when i knew you? i don’t think so. i don’t remember it if you did. it was such a short time, really. that time we were together could fit tenfold into the amount of time that’s passed since...
sometimes i feel like i get flashes of how I’m going to feel in 30 years about decisions I’ve made. or about things that have just happened to me. i try really hard to concentrate and stay still but they always slip away.
I always do the wrong thing. I do the wrong thing so much that the times I...– Lorrie Moore (A Gate at the Stairs)
cheriselovesallthethings: He didn’t pick me so I need to move on with my freakin’ life. Be yourself. Especially, do not feign affection. Neither be cynical about love; for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment it is as perennial as the grass.
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It’s life, that’s all. There are no happy endings, just happy days, happy...– Jonathan Tropper (via dailystendhalnitesaudade)
Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone...– Veronica A. Shoffstall (via kquinny)
I understand why a woman thinks a man is better than nothing. I will just never...– Joshua Malina, Sport’s Night (via thoughtsdetained)
Reloving it: “What I have seen most clearly in my... →
relovingit: “What I have seen most clearly in my 20 years in the workforce is this: Women almost never make one decision to leave the workforce. It doesn’t happen that way. They make small little decisions along the way that eventually lead them there. Maybe it’s the last year of med school when they say,… LOVE this. “don’t lean back. lean in.”
Adventures in shenanigans: Insecurities? →
thefrenemy: A reader from outside Cleveland wrote to me today and asked me if I ever felt insecure about myself around other girls. You know, being a funny tiny human who makes jokes all the time and spends her time eating hummus instead of preparing my bikini body for the bikin-ocalypse,… required reading.
We go right for the top shelf with our words now. We don’t think about how we...– Louis C.K. (via thecomedystore)
As time goes on, you’ll understand. What lasts, lasts; what doesn’t, doesn’t....– Haruki Murakami (via suzywire)
I want what we all want,” said Carl. “To move certain parts of the interior of...– You Don’t Love Me Yet, Jonathan Lethem (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes)
What you don’t like in me, improve it in you.– Alejandro Jodorowsky (via elige)
– the only thing you should have to do is find work you love to do. and i can’t imagine living without having loved a person. a man, in my case. it could be a woman, but whatever. i think, what i always tell kids when they get out of class and ask, ‘what should i do now?’ i always say, ‘keep a low...
– worship power, you will end up feeling weak and afraid, and you will need ever more power over others to numb you to your own fear. worship your intellect, being seen as smart, you will end up feeling stupid, a fraud, always on the verge of being found out. but the insidious thing about these forms...
Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is...– Louis de Bernières (via kari-shma)
The trouble with so many of us is that we underestimate the power of simplicity....– Robert Stuberg | via StaroftheSea (via quote-book) Amen. (via umcanyounot)
He asks me for a list of chick writers, then, women who are as great as...– Slice Literary – NYC » Between the Shelves: Goodbye to all that by Caitlin Macrae Loving the second installment of SliceBlog’s recurring feature on “love, sex, and dating within the literary world.” Previously: Imaginary Love (via blogtastic)
Eventually something you love is going to be taken away. And then you will fall...– Richard Siken (via bloodisthenewblackk)
7. Paychecks, personal cards, letters—anything that looks like good news—I put...– 13 Things Your Mail Carrier Won’t Tell You - Manage Your Life on Shine The little things people do in their jobs to make other people’s lives better, even for a moment, even completely unnoticed, make me feel a little happiness. I will try to remember that if the good news is on top, somebody was...
The arts are not a way of making a living. They are a very human way of making...– Kurt Vonnegut, A Man Without a Country (via evertide)
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage -...– Stephen Cove (via inspiri)
sequinedk: If you want to be successful in school or work you need to stop birthin’ them babies! Stay baby-free and become a successful businesslady so that we can tell you that you’ve wasted your time on school and work and the only thing that will fulfill you is babies! No matter what you do you’re going to be wrong. Enjoy!
I told her tea bags were just a convenience for people with busy lives and she...– ‘Tis, Frank McCourt (via fuckyeahliteraryquotes)
So I went to the bank the other day to cash this cheque, and I go to the teller,...– A.J Stacy (via insomniaticmeat-)
sometimes we look for those thunderous things to happen in our life for our...– ben vereen | thank you (via texturism)