Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.
- Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (via dissapolnted)
So I go to use the (girls) bathroom in my dorm. And the stall I always use is just
I can’t use this stall anymore guys…
- unknown (via thismodernlifestyle)
Douglas Coupland, Shampoo Planet
How she managed to keep the visual album a secret, even while filming amongst thousands of people.
Think about the first name you were ever called,
and then think how long it took until
you got called a pussy
or a slut,
or a bitch,
or a whore,
all of which are words that fall too close to ‘girl.’
Think about the first time you got called a ‘girl’
and they said it with a sneer.
Like it was a bad thing.
For a boy, it is the lowest degradation to get called a girl.
For a girl, it is the lowest degradation to get called a girl.
Remember, black widow spiders and female praying mantises eat their partners after intercourse.
Remember, it’s the lionesses who hunt.
They come back with bloody muzzles, dragging bloated carcasses as the alpha lion strides around with his mane puffing out.
Remember, it’s only the female mosquitoes who drink blood.
We’re the ones who do the necessary work, dirty our hands,
fuck or fight or both.
We’re often the smaller sex, which makes us a harder target
as we slink close and sink our teeth in.
Remember: we’re deadly.
You should be proud to be called a girl."
- Most Female Killers Use Poison (via dylanludwig)
Don’t be embarrassed over the amount of weight you lift, or the amount of miles you run, the yoga poses you haven’t mastered yet, or how you still get winded running up the stairs. We are all starting somewhere.