"You will fall in love with your friends. Deep, passionate love. You will create a second family with them, a kind of tribe that makes you feel less vulnerable. Sometimes our families can’t love us all the time. Sometimes we’re born into families who don’t know how to love us properly. They do as much as they can but the rest is up to our friends. They can love you all the time, without judgement. At least the good ones can."
"‘If the girl had been worth having she’d have waited for you?’ No, sir, the girl really worth having won’t wait for anybody."
Introducing The Reconstructionists – a yearlong illustrated celebration of trailblazing women across art, science and literature, who have changed the way we define ourselves as a culture and live our lives as individuals of any gender.
"The opportunity of a lifetime is to pick yourself. Quit waiting to get picked; quit waiting for someone to give you permission; quit waiting for someone to say you are officially qualified and pick yourself. It doesn’t mean you have to be an entrepreneur or a freelancer, but it does mean you stand up and say, ‘I have something to say. I know how to do something. I’m doing it. If you want me to do it with you, raise your hand."
"It is extraordinarily time-consuming, not writing."
"I write only because
There is a voice within me
That will not be still"
"We all romanticize the people we adore."
BOOK RIOT: 10 More Notable Quotes About Books and Writing
“Any writer worth his salt knows that only a small proportion of literature does more than partly compensate people for the damage they have suffered by learning to read.” –Rebecca West
“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” – Oscar…
I might pull out TWW this afternoon.
Quote by George R.R. Martin.
(Source: mariephantomhive, via eruditechick)
"If you want something that doesn’t yet exist, there’s only one sure-fire way to get it. That’s to become a Maker."
(via Makerbot’s blog)
With DIY platforms like Yapp, the barrier to technology and making things is lower than ever. What do you want to make?
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
(Source: aseaofquotes, via finefrenzy-)