I read this as a kid and it had a really significant effect on me and and it’s a big influence on my world view and I still think it’s the most beautiful and profound thing anyone’s ever said about beauty
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.الجيات أحسن من الرايحاتArabic Proverb (via bl-ossomed)
What is coming is better than what is gone.
Don’t live the same year 75 times and call it a life.Robin Sharma (via khadlja)
Why does my womanhood embarrass you?
when I am made up of the same biological factors,
that allow you to stand here today.
You do not know what wonders course through my blood,
and live in my bones.
I have never seen a man nurse a child,
and I have never seen a mans stomach swell with life either.
So next time you insult my womanhood,
remember my words,
and remember that you have no right.
You are simply a man.
my social studies teacher once told us “human beings are the most selfish of all. even when someone dies, you shed tears only because they are no more around to provide you with whatever they had been for so long”
and it has been 3 years since she said this and this is still what i think about at night
When women scream you wonder what’s wrong with them. When men yell you get afraid about what they’re going to do.A girl in my creative writing class said this in response to a story we read about witnessing intimate partner violence and it really fucked with my head because I’ve never, ever, ever, thought of it that way. (via staininyourbrain)
Do you know what a foreign accent is? It’s a sign of bravery.Amy Chua, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom (via bluishorbs)