Character — the willingness to accept responsibility for one’s own life — is the...– Joan Didion on self-respect.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.– A.A. Milne.
Because he will grip you by the shoulders and wrench you around and he will...– You Better Not Cry by Augusten Burroughs.
I had time to breathe and think, and I realized a few things. It’s really easy...– Whitney Hardie.
When people walk away from you, let them go. You shouldn’t have to talk them...– Unknown.
“Maybe… you’ll fall in love with me all over again.” “Hell,” I said. “I love you enough now. What do you want to do? Ruin me?” “Yes. I want to ruin you.” “Good,” I said. “That’s what I want too.” - Ernest Hemingway, A Farewell to Arms.
No should be enough. No shouldn’t have to be followed up by a reason why I’m not comfortable with it happening. No shouldn’t have to be justified. No shouldn’t have to be scrutinized. No should just be no. I’m so sick of having to explain myself or being made to feel like I’m in the wrong or too uptight. I’m so sick of having to defend myself.
You're not born with confidence, it's something...
I want to taste and glory in each day, and never be afraid to experience pain;...– Sylvia Plath.