What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.
— John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America (via observando)
Guys! Guys! …I GRADUATE WITH MY BACHELOR’S IN A WEEK!!!
They say I’m old-fashioned, and live in the past, but sometimes I think progress progresses too fast!
— Dr. Seuss (via observando)
But confusingly, misogynists are sometimes men who speak softly and eat vegan and say “a woman’s sexual freedom is an essential component to her liberation. So come here.” It’s a tricky world out there. And while I’d prefer a critical approach to gender from men I elect, read and even bed, in my experience, the so-called feminist men I’ve met deep down have not been less antagonistic or bigoted toward women. What I see over and over again is misogyny in sheep’s clothing, and at this point, I would rather see wolves as wolves.
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing.
— Elie Wiesel (via observando)
A woman has to live her life, or live to repent not having lived it.
— D.H. Lawrence, Lady Chatterley’s Lover (via observando)