I laughed and said, Life is easy. What I meant was, Life is easy with you here, and when you leave, it will be hard again.
“A society manufactures the heroes it requires.”
― Colson Whitehead, Zone One
The waiting is the hardest part, John Register
When you grow up as a girl, the world tells you the things that you are supposed to be: emotional, loving, beautiful, wanted. And then when you are those things, the world tells you they are inferior: illogical, weak, vain, empty.
Stevie Nicks (via anamorphosis-and-isolate)
Junot Díaz, This Is How You Lose Her