I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand under the weight.

Malcolm X | The Autobiography of Malcolm X (1964)

(Source: america-wakiewakie)

We would be together and have our books and at night be warm in bed together with the windows open and the stars bright.

Ernest Hemingway

Everything you love is here

(via lovequotesrus)

(Source: kitty-en-classe)

And you tried to change, didn’t you? Closed your mouth more. Tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake… You can’t make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that. And if he wants to leave, then let him leave. You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.

Warsan Shire, For Women Who Are Difficult To Love (via aurelle)

(Source: hello-lolo)

She was as easy to recognize in that crowd as a rose among nettles.

Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina (via easymomentsandobsession)

(Source: seabois)