"Crushed beer cans underneath this blanket of sunshine,
Laughter and breezes floating as easy as the music,
Cheap pizza, good friends, invincible youth.
I’m not saying that I live for days like this,
but I sure am glad that I’m around for them."
- Alex Dang! (via wordsoftakumi)
"Before I am your daughter,
your aunt, niece, or cousin,
I am my own person,
and I will not set fire to myself
to keep you warm."
- 1/? Things To Remember (via frayed-and-torn)
"I don’t want everyone to like me. I should think less of myself if some people did."
- Henry James, The Portrait of a Lady (via mirroir)
(Source: allmymetaphors, via lifeinpoetry)
"As adults we try to relax from the never-ending quest for reason and order by drinking a little whiskey or smoking whatever works for us, but the wisdom isn’t in the whiskey or the smoke. The wisdom is in the moments when the madness slips away and we remember the basics."
- Willie (via thatkindofwoman)
(Source: thecountryfucker, via thatkindofwoman)
"You can only grow if you’re willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new."
- Brian Tracy (via thatkindofwoman)
(Source: onlinecounsellingcollege, via thatkindofwoman)
"How many words have you spoken in your life?
How many did you mean?
How many did you understand?"
- Arkaye Kierulf (via thatkindofwoman)
(Source: misswallflower, via thatkindofwoman)
"The idea that sex is something a woman gives a man, and she loses something when she does that, which again for me is nonsense. I want us to raise girls differently where boys and girls start to see sexuality as something that they own, rather than something that a boy takes from a girl."
- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (NPR)
(Source: try-so-to-live, via thatkindofwoman)
"One of my main regrets in life is giving considerable thought to inconsiderate people."
- Jarod Kintz (via thatkindofwoman)
(Source: themarke, via thatkindofwoman)