You are never stronger . . . than when you land on the other side of despair.- Zadie Smith
Keeping busy is the remedy for all the ills in America. It’s also the means by which the creative impulse is destroyed.- Joyce Carol Oates
Create dangerously, for people who read dangerously . . . no matter how trivial your words may seem, someday, somewhere, someone may risk his or her life to read them.
– Edwidge Danticat
How wrong is it for a woman to expect the man to build the world she wants, rather than create it herself.
– Anais Nin
Our private and beautiful body parts/ should be renamed. There should be as many/ ways to describe them as there are seashells.
– Katherine Riegel
Bring forth the furious goddess with no fucks to give. We are waiting. In the meantime, we’ll do the job ourselves.
~ Susan Lilley
You say you love the world, so love the world.
– Ada Limon
For all those that have to fight for the respect that everyone else is given without question.
– N.K. Jemisin
What should I be but just what I am?
– Edna St. Vincent Millay
You may do this, I tell you, it is permitted. Begin again the story of your life.
– Jane Hirshfield