"I let it go. It’s like swimming against the current. It exhausts you. After a while, whoever you are, you just have to let go, and the river brings you home."
— Joanne Harris, Five Quarters of the Orange (via cultivate-solitude)
(Source: simply-quotes, via cultivate-solitude)
"I was quiet, but I was not blind."
— Fanny Price, Mansfield Park (Jane Austen)
(Source: bibliophilebunny, via hiolivejuicee)
"There is nothing more rare, nor more beautiful, than a woman being unapologetically herself; comfortable in her perfect imperfection. To me, that is the true essence of beauty."
— (via v4venom)