"I am the sea and nobody owns me."

— Pippi Longstocking (1997)

"make sure
they have fallen in love
your spirit
your body

— Nayyirah Waheed, “The Fragrance of Your Laughter” (via larmoyante)

"Self love is the very first romance"

— Akua Naru, Mo(u)rning 

When Children Sleep - Long Arm

"Before I am your daughter,
your sister,
your aunt, niece or cousin,
I am my own person,
and I will not set fire to myself
to keep you warm."

1/? things to never forget.


Pink Floyd, The Wall
"You are not free until you have no need to impress anybody."

— Joyce Meyer (via heyfranhey)

"So therefore I dedicate myself to myself, to my art, my sleep, my dreams, my labors, my sufferance, my loneliness, my unique madness, my endless absorption and hunger—because I cannot dedicate myself to any fellow being."

Jack Kerouac

"The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises."

— Leo Buscaglia 

"Step into the fire of self-discovery. This fire will not burn you, it will only burn what you are not."