"When I loved myself enough, I began leaving whatever wasn’t healthy. This meant people, jobs, my own beliefs and habits - anything that kept me small. My judgement called it disloyal. Now I see it as self-loving."
- Kim McMillen (via auberginesheets)
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"I am a creature of grief and dust and bitter longings. There is an empty place within me where my heart was once."
George R.R. Martin (via aegritudinem)
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"I imagine one of the reasons people cling to their hates so stubbornly is because they sense, once hate is gone, they will be forced to deal with pain."
- James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time (via ethiopienne)
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"Don’t bend; don’t water it down; don’t try to make it logical; don’t edit your own soul according to the fashion. Rather, follow your most intense obsessions mercilessly."
- Franz Kafka (via cordealia)
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"There are moments when one has to choose between living one’s own life, fully, entirely, completely-or dragging out some false, shallow, degrading existence that the world in its hypocrisy demands."
- Oscar Wilde (via psych-facts)