"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 vanessaroseeee)
"I want to weep, she thought. I want to be comforted. I’m so tired of being strong. I want to be foolish and frightened for once. Just for a small while, that’s all….a day…..an hour."
- George R.R. Martin, A Clash of Kings (via sad-empty)
"I’m sorry, I’m awful, I’ve just felt so terribly destructive all week. It’s awful. I’m horrible."
- J.D Salinger, Franny and Zooey (via rlyrlyugly)
(Source: tulipfalls, via bigmeeatyclaws)