"Writing is like everything else: the more you do it the better you get. Don’t try to be perfect as you go along, just get to the end of tha damn thing. Accept imperfections. Get it finished and then you can go back. If you try and polish every sentence there’s a chance you’ll never get past the first chapter."
— Iain Banks (via writingquotes)
"Both men and women should feel free to be sensitive. Both men and women should feel free to be strong… It is time that we all perceive gender on a spectrum not as two opposing sets of ideals."
Emma Watson (via eternallevity)
"Young men need to be socialized in such a way that rape is as unthinkable to them as cannibalism."
— Mary Pipher, Reviving Ophelia (via erkings)
(Source: larmoyante, via marykatewiles)
"…the older I get, the more I see how women are described as having gone mad, when what they’ve actually become is knowledgeable and powerful and fucking furious."
— Sophie Heawood (via brosetta-stone)
(Source: featherfall, via theashleyclements)
"Please don’t expect me to always be good and kind and loving. There are times when I will be cold and thoughtless and hard to understand."
— Sylvia Plath (via hermionejg)
(Source: larmoyante, via hermionejg)