I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.
How you make others feel about themselves says a lot about you.
— (via im-simply-me)
It’s not that people can’t love you if you don’t love yourself. It’s that you won’t feel it because it’ll always seem like you don’t deserve it.
— But It’s Not a Matter of Deserving (#53: January 11, 2014)
Text reads: “Of course I am not worried about intimidating men. The type of man who will be intimidated by me is exactly the type of man I have no interest in”.
I can’t afford to hate anyone, I don’t have that kind of time.
— Akira Kurosawa (via thatkindofwoman)
’Slut’ is attacking women for their right to say yes. ‘Friend Zone’ is attacking women for their right to say no.
— And “bitch” is attacking women for their right to call you on it (via queer-punk)
Ou pa janm konnen kote dlo soti rantre nan kokoye.
Literal meaning “No one knows how the water got inside the coconut.”
Actual meaning: “Don’t give up/Keep at it, you never know when things will work out.”
"I’m restless. Things are calling me away. My hair is being pulled by the stars again." —Anaïs Nin
It is the capitalist industries which are destroying the world, whether or not you or I turn off our lightbulbs at home.
— Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervine (via neuriot)
Every woman in the world should be able to live this truth.
YES OPRAH YES
(Source: , via thefuuuucomics)
Like fiery eyeball thing, no problem. But don’t even try to imagine a Samoan elf. (x)