Read books. Care about things. Get excited. Try not to be too down on youself....– Hank Green (via booksandnerds)
When white environmentalists say “we destroyed the planet” I think, “no, we...– Kim Crosby, an Arawak, West African, Indian and Dutch queer survivor. (via cutestaznboiondablock)
Forget your personal tragedy. We are all bitched from the start and you...– Ernest Hemingway (via dirtyoldpanda) USE IT!!!
That’s what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is. Most...– Jim Morrison
PUSSIES & ANKHS: Dear Black Men, →
sumney: zorascreation: Do you see Black women’s rage at what happens to y’all at the hands of White Supremacy? Do you feel it? They know what’s going on. When you bleed, they bleed, the community bleeds. I don’t care how many Black women you find “unbearable” (code for: “Black women…
ethiopienne: romantic-chasm: ihopericksantorum: “We know the candidate Barack Obama what he was like, the anti-war goverment nigg—the uh—…” Wow. I don’t know whether to laugh or shake my head.
Genuine love is rarely an emotional space where needs are instantly gratified....– — —bell hooks. (via theredtree) Oh bell….you know me so well :)
Always accept and feel comfortable with your flaws, that way no one can ever use...– The Love Stories (via mirroir)
I am grateful to have been loved and to be loved now and to be able to love,...– Maya Angelou (via beautiful-ambition)
Depression is humiliating. It turns intelligent, kind people into zombies who...– EVERYONE NEEDS TO READ THIS. Depression is not a synonym for being sad or having a bad day/bad week. It’s not a PHASE. It’s not a CHOICE. It’s not LAZINESS. spread the word guys. (via general-grievous)
Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.– Rumi (via fashionistazapatista)
Ten Reasons Why You Should Never Accept a Diamond... →
1. You’ve Been Psychologically Conditioned To Want a Diamond The diamond engagement ring is a 63-year-old invention of N.W.Ayer advertising agency. The De Beers diamond cartel contracted N.W.Ayer to create a demand for what are, essentially, useless hunks of rock. 2. Diamonds are Priced Well Above Their Value The De Beers cartel has systematically held diamond prices at levels far greater than...
Every experience, no matter how bad it seems, holds within it a blessing of some...– Buddha (via happy—highs)
I used to think that the way to be strong, was to be tough. I used to think that...– Portia de Rossi (via eastatlanta) :)
It really was astonishing how much he’d forgotten about the DR: the little...– The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (via lettyandthecity)
Sorrow comes in great waves—no one can know that better than you—but it rolls...– Henry James, from a letter to Grace Norton, dated 28 July 1883 (via litverv and Letters of Note)
A screenshot of Trayvon’s Gmail inbox our source provided us is heartbreaking....– -Gawker’s Adrian Chan about how the attempts to smear Trayvon by hacking his accounts and releasing information is backfiring. (via randomestduckeva) Don’t get me wrong, this is heartbreaking, it really is. But all the energy being spent disproving the false “gangsta” imagery of Trayvon rubs me the...
In today’s world we are taught to fear the truth, to believe it always hurts.– bell hooks (via quelowat)