She wanted a relationship that consisted of loving someone unconditionally, flaws and all, so she started with herself.
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
— Judy Blume
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
― Annie Dillard
It takes considerable courage
to be alone, not settling for fuckwittage.
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.”
– Audre Lorde
“Writing, regardless of the end result—whether good or bad, published or not, well reviewed or slammed—means celebrating beauty in an often ugly world.”
― Mary Karr
“Don’t lament so much about how your career is going to turn out. You don’t have a career. You have a life.”
― Cheryl Strayed
“You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.”
― Anne Lamott
Cut the ending. Revise the script. The man of her dreams is a girl.- Julie Anne Peters
You are never stronger . . . than when you land on the other side of despair.- Zadie Smith